Here’s the first part of the journal round-up for September. This month, American Anthropologist features a Special Section on Medical Anthropology in “World Anthropologies” and Ethos has a Special Issue on Culture, Poverty, and Personhood. Enjoy!
“Putting Band‐Aids on Things That Need Stitches”: Immigration and the Landscape of Care in Rural America
Growing numbers of immigrants
Here is the article round-up for August. There is a special issue section of Social Science and Medicine out this month on Austerity, Health, and Wellbeing (abstracts below). Also of note is a recent ‘Takes a Stand’ statement on the End of AIDS published in Global Public Health by Nora Kenworthy, Richard Parker, and Matthew Thomann. You can take advantage …
Please enjoy the article round-up for the month of May! This post was put together in collaboration with Ann Marie Thornburg.
Plant matters: Buddhist medicine and economies of attention in postsocialist Siberia
Buddhist medicine (sowa rigpa) in Siberia frames the natural world as overflowing with therapeutic potencies: “There is nothing in the world that
Here is the first part of our December article roundup. Three journals have special issues this month (abstracts in the post below):
Enjoy reading (and what’s left of the holidays)!
The Contingency of Humanitarianism: Moral …
Here is our “In the Journals” roundup for October. In addition to a rich selection of abstracts, also of interest this month are a Special Issue of Osiris on the “History of Science and Emotions” and two recent articles by Fernando Vidal on brains in literature and cinema (linked below). Enjoy!
Theory & Psychology
Desire, indefinite lifespan, …
From June 10th to June 14th, the Catalan city of Tarragona, Spain, saw its population rise by about 500, as medical anthropologists from over 51 countries arrived for two associated conferences, the Medical Anthropology Young Scholars (MAYS) Annual Meeting and the Joint International EASA-SMA Medical Anthropology Conference. While the EASA-SMA conference certainly took the central stage, the MAYS Annual …