July 1999 / Berlin

Workshop: “Anthropology and Medicine: Borders and Border Transgressions”

10.00 – 10.30 Welcome by the executive board (Viola Hörbst)
Work report of the work group
Goals of the workshop

10.30 – 12.00 Frankenberg I
Summary: Ronald Frankenberg 1986: “Sickness as Cultural Performance: Drama, Trajectory and Pilgrimage; Root Metaphors and the Making of Social of Disease”. In: International Journal of Health Services 16 (4): 603-626.
Introduction of R. Frankenberg 1988: “Gramsci, culture and medical anthropology” (Tina Otten)
Discussion: Stephan Dünnwald
12.00 – 12.30 Coffee break

12.30 – 14.00 Frankenberg II
Ronald Frankenberg 1992: “The other who is also the same: the relevance of epidemics in space and time for prevention of HIV infection”. In: International Journal of Health Services 22 (1): 73-89
R. Frankenberg 1988: “Your Time or Mine? An Anthropological View of the Tragic Temporal Contradictions of Biomedical Practice” (Angelika Wolf)
R. Frankenberg 1993: “Risk. Anthropological and Epidemiological Narratives of Prevention” (Maria Delius)
Discussion: Angelika Wolf
14.00 – 14.30 Impulses of Medical Anthropology for Social Anthropology: A sighting of the last five volumes of Medical Anthropology Quarterly (Viola Hörbst, Berharnd Wörrle)
14.30 – 16.00 Mittagspause
16.00 – 16.45 Personhood, Culture and Family Therapy – Deliberations to Inga-Britt Krause – (Ingeborg Halene)
16.45 – 17.30 Health research from a Religious and Medical Anthropology perspective (Brigit Obrist van Eeuwijik)
17.30 – 18.00 Final discussion