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“Radical Health. Doing Medicine, Health Care, and Anthropology of the Good”

Freie Universität Berlin (online), 24-27 June 2021

Joint International Conference convened by the Work Group Medical Anthropology, the Association for Anthropology and Medicine (AGEM), and the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology at Freie Universität Berlin

Please find the Call for Papers HERE.

Please find the conference program HERE.

Please find more information on the conference and registration HERE.


Biochemical afterlives: Industrial metabolism and more-than-human health

Workshop at the German Anthropological Association’s (DGSKA e.V.) biennial conference “Worlds. Zones. Atmospheres. Seismographies of the Anthropocene”, University of Bremen, 27-30 September 2021

Deadline: 15 February 2021

Please find the Call for Papers HERE.


#WitnessingCorona: Call for Blog Contributions

In cooperation with Curare: Journal of Medical Anthropology, the Global South Studies Center of the University of Cologne, and boasblogs the Work Group Medical Anthropology has launched the blog series #WitnessingCorona:

https://www.medizinethnologie.net/

https://boasblogs.org/witnessingcorona/

Please find more information on how to submit a post HERE.



“Without alternatives?! Challenging political-economic dogmas in the field of health and healing”

Workshop of the Work Group Medical Anthropology at the German Anthropological Association (GAA) conference “The end of negotiations?” at the University of Konstanz (29 Sept – 2 Oct 2019).

Please find the workshop program HERE.


“Exploring ecologies of mind in (mental) health. Eco-pathologies and onto-politics of healing economies”

Workshop of the Work Group Medical Anthropology, Freie Universität Berlin, 16-17 May 2019

Please find the workshop program HERE.


Monographies, edited volumes, and special issues by/with contributions by our members (since 2012):

Mattes, Dominik, Bernhard Hadolt & Brigit Obrist (eds.). 2020. Rethinking Sociality and Health through Transfiguration. Special Issue, Medicine Anthropology Theory 7(1).

Kehr, Janina, Hansjörg Dilger & Peter van Eeuwijk (eds.). 2019. Transfigurations of Health and the Moral Economy of Medicine: Subjectivities, Materialities, Values. Special Issue, Zeitschrift für Ethnologie 143(1).

Mattes, Dominik. 2019. Fierce Medicines, Fragile Socialities. Grounding Global HIV Treatment in Tanzania. New York, Oxford: Berghahn.

Mattes, Dominik & Hansjörg Dilger (eds.). 2018. Im/Mobilities and Dis/Connectivities in Medical Globalization: How Global is Global Health? Special Issue, Global Public Health 13(3).

Menzfeld, Mira. 2018. Anthropology of Dying. A Participant Observation with Dying Persons in Germany. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften.

Pauli, Julia & R. van Dijk (eds.). 2016. Change and Continuity in Southern African Marriages. Special Issue, Anthropology Southern Africa 39 & 40.

Hansjörg Dilger, Susann Huschke & Dominik Mattes (eds.). 2015. Ethics, Epistemology, and Engagement: Encountering Values in Medical Anthropology. Special Issue, Medical Anthropology 34(3).

Falge, Christiane. 2015. The Global Nuer. Transnational Life-Worlds, Religious Movements and War. Köln: Rüdiger Köppe.

Keck, Verena & Dominik Schieder. 2015. Contradictions and Complexities – Current Perspectives on Pacific Islander Mobilities. Special Issue, Anthropological Forum 25(2).

Kroeker, Lena. 2015. In between Life and Death – Decision-Making of HIV+ Mothers in Lesotho. Münster: LIT.

Strauss, Annika & Marion Linska (eds.). 2015. Selbstreflexion im Kontext medizinethnologischer Langzeitfeldforschung/Self-reflection in the Context of Long-term Field Research in Medical Anthropology. Special Issue, Curare 38 (1+2).

Schrempf, Mona & Nicola Schneider (eds.). 2015. Women as Visionaries, Healers and Agents of Social Transformation in the Himalayas, Tibet, and Mongolia. Special Issue, Revue d’Etudes Tibétaines 34 (open access, online).

Beckmann, Nadine, Catrine Christiansen & Alessandro Gusman. 2014. Strings Attached: AIDS and the Rise of Transnational Connections in Africa. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Rijk van Dijk, Hansjörg Dilger, Marian Burchardt & Thera Rasing (eds.). 2014. Religion and AIDS Treatment in Africa: Saving Souls, Prolonging Lives. London: Ashgate.

Kastner, Kristin. 2014. Zwischen Suffering und Styling. Die lange Reise nigerianischer Migrantinnen nach Europa. Münster: LIT.

Menzfeld, Mira, Sabine Damir-Geilsdorf & Michaela Pelican (eds.). 2014. Islam und Sport: Einblicke in das interdisziplinäre Forschungs- und Lehrprojekt ‚Ethnographie vor der Haustür‘ der Universität zu Köln. Kölner Arbeitspapiere zur Ethnologie, Vol. 5. Köln: Institut für Ethnologie, Universität zu Köln. http://ethnologie.phil-fak.uni-koeln.de/kae.html

Caroline Meier zu Biesen. 2013. Globale Epidemien – lokale Antworten. Eine Ethnographie der Heilpflanze Artemisia annua in Tansania. Frankfurt/New York: Campus Verlag.

Kurz, Helmar. 2012. Performanz und Modernität im brasilianischen Candomblé: Eine Interpretation. Hamburg: Kovac.

Redder Angelika, Julia Pauli, Ronald Kießling, Kristin Bührig, Bernhard Brehmer, Ingrid Breckner & Jannis Androutsopoulos. 2013. Mehrsprachige Kommunikation in der Stadt. Das Beispiel Hamburg. Münster: Waxmann.

Hansjörg Dilger, Abdoulaye Kane & Stacey Langwick (eds.). 2012. Medicine, Mobility, and Power in Global Africa: Transnational Health and Healing. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Falge, Christiane, Carlo Ruzza & Oliver Schmidtke. 2012. Migrants and Health: Political and Institutional Responses to Cultural Diversity in Health Systems. Farnham: Ashgate.

Hülshoff, Thomas. 2012. Emotionen. Eine Einführung für beratende, therapeutische, pädagogische und soziale Berufe. Reinhardt, München, Basel: UTB.

Kastner, Kristin & Hans Peter Hahn (eds.). 2012. Urban Life-Worlds in Motion. African Perspectives. Bielefeld: transcript.

Menzfeld, Mira. 2012. Pilgerreisen und Communitas nach V.W.Turner. München: GRIN.