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Call for papers: Dreaming of Health and Science in Africa: Aesthetics, Affects, Poetics and Politics

This conference seeks to open a conversation on forms of possibility and violence that are enabled and take effect through dreams of health and science in Africa. Dreams are often of transformation, critical of the present and articulating alternative and imaginative futures towards which expertise, knowledge and care might lead. Dreams can also engender violence and turn into nightmares. Aspirations …

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CFP: Cascadia Seminar, April 24-26, 2015 in Seattle

The Cascadia Seminar: Ethnographic Adventures in Medical Anthropology

http://cascadiaseminar.wordpress.com/

April 24-26, 2015
at Seattle University and the University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

Plans are underway for the 3rd Cascadia Seminar!  The Cascadia Seminar is a small, intimate, high-interest, low-cost weekend conference organized collaboratively by medical anthropologists on faculty at a number of different universities and colleges in the US Pacific …

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“Globalizing schizophrenia and other severe mental disorders” – a 3-yr doctoral fellowship at CERMES3/EHESS (Paris)

CERMES3 announces a three-year doctoral fellowship (2014-2017) on “Globalizing schizophrenia and other severe mental disorders” financed through the European Research Council project GLOBHEALTH, “From international to global: Knowledge and diseases and the post-war government of health”. The PhD will be defended at the EHESS – Paris.

This doctoral research should centre on a critical history of the development of international …

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Call for papers – Psychopathological fringes: Historical and social science perspectives on category work in psychiatry

Date: 13./14.2.2015

Venue: Berlin, Institute for the History of Medicine, Dahlem

Organization: Nicolas Henckes, Volker Hess, Emmanuel Delille, Marie Reinholdt, Stefan Reinsch, Lara Rzesnitzek,

Contact: stefanie.voth@charite.de

 

Over the last few years, the revision process of both the DSM and the Chapter V on mental disorders of the ICD has stimulated within psychiatry a series of …

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Call for candidates: one-year fellowship at the Laboratoire d’anthropologie sociale of the Collège de France (Paris)

The Laboratoire d’anthropologie sociale, based at the Collège de France in Paris, will hire a researcher for a one-year post-doctoral contract starting 1st January 2015 to study the perception of animal diseases in Australia.

This position takes part to the project « Social representations of pathogens at the frontiers between species », sponsored by the Axa Research Fund and led …