Features

Five years of conference reports

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Throughout the past five years we’ve often invited our contributors to write reports about conferences, workshops and lectures.  The conference reports listed below are meant to both inform readers who were unable to attend and to provide critical commentaries on the events.  If you are interested in writing a report about a conference, workshop or lecture that you’ve recently taken …

Features

Medicine and Science, Unpredicted

It is somewhat predictable that at a weekend-long workshop medical anthropologists and STS scholars would, first, talk a lot about bodies and, second, discuss the politics of their knowledge production.  What is not predictable is what happens when the workshop also includes a few cultural anthropologists, philosophers, and medical doctors; and allows a much longer-than-usual amount of time for paper …

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Medical Imaginaries and Technological Futures: Transformations of Subjectivities in Biomedicine

This report highlights the activities of the Science, Technology and Medicine Interest Group (one of several special interest groups affiliated with the Society for Medical Anthropology (SMA)) at the 2011 Annual Meetings of the Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S) conference in Cleveland, OH in early November. Within the broader structure of the SMA, STM promotes the anthropological …

Announcements

Announcements, May 16 2012: Call for Research Proposals and Conference Papers

CALL FOR RESEARCH PROPOSALS

­­­­Global Development Network
The Global Development Network invites researchers from developing and transition countries to submit proposals for the 2012 Global Research Competition. The themes in 2012—which is the pilot year of this program – include Education & Gender, Food Security and Political Economic & Social Transformations. The research competition is inter-regional and multi-disciplinary. …