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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 …

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Foreign Correspondents: Call for reviewers and books to be reviewed

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Over the past few years we’ve intermittently posted in a series called “Foreign Correspondents.”  The idea behind this series is to provide a forum for recent, important works that appear in languages other than English in the social sciences and humanities of medicine, health and science. If you would like to suggest a non-English language book for review or if …