Announcements

CDC Request Regarding Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)

[This call for researchers was posted to the European MedAnthnet Digest list, I have copied and shortened the text below from the announcement. -M.B.]

Seeking anthropologic expertise into how we can learn more about the relationships between humans and camels in the Middle East.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is monitoring the global situation regarding Middle East …

Web Roundups

Web Roundup: Public and Private

Last month Matthew Dalstrom linked to web content on abortion and patent laws. The divide between public and private, and questions such as: Is what’s private really always political? inspire this month’s short web roundup.
The Open Access movement has a vocal political agenda. In academic publishing, and also in anthropology as an academic field, one argument is that …