March 1999 / Munich

Workshop: “Medical Anthropology in the German Speaking World: Where from and Where to??”

10.00 – 10.30 Welcome by the executive board (Viola Hörbst)
What happened in the work group until now? Concerns of the work group as well as the workshop
Goals of the day concerning the DGV meeting

Ethno-medicine – Medical Anthropology: Where from?
10.30 – 11.30 Performance Argument between different points of view.
11.30 – 12.00 Pfleiderer, Beatrix (1993): “Medizinanthropologie: Herkunft, Aufgaben und Ziele.” In: Schweizer/Kokot (HG.): Handbuch der Ethnologie. Berlin S. 345 – 374. Summary with subsequent discussion (Hansjörg Dilger)
Discussion: Stephan Dünnwald
12.00 – 12.15 Coffee break

Medical Anthropology: Where to?
12.15 – 12.45 Presentation of the term „medical systems“ by Hansjörg Dilger with subsequent discussion
12.45 – 13.15 Presentation of the term „explanatory model“ by Inga Halene with subsequent discussion
13.15 – 15.00 Lunch break
15.30 – 15.30 Presentation of the new book by Kleinman: “Writing from the Margin” by Maria Delius with subsequent discussion
15.30 – 15.45 Coffee break
15.45 – 18.00 Good, Byron (1994): Chapter 2: “Illness Representations in Medical Anthropology: Reading of the Field.” pp 24 – 65. In: Good (1994): Medicine, Rationality, and Experience. An Anthropological Perspective. Cambridge.” Summary with subsequent discussion, with special regard to Critical Medical Anthropology (Angelika Wolf)