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Edinburgh Centre for Medical Anthropology: Welcome to EdCMA


Welcome to EdCMA

Please visit our news and events pages for updates and keep in touch via Facebook and Twitter!


Upcoming in 2017! 

We have many upcoming events in the spring and summer of 2017, including:

  • a joint workshop with Edinburgh Infectious Diseases, with a keynote by Vinh-Kim Nguyen;
  • a networking event on Global Mental Health;
  • an advanced workshop for PhD and MSc students on the Anthropology of Health, Medicine and Wellbeing, coordinated with Durham University
  • visits by  Elizabeth Hallam and Carlo Caduff to discuss their recent books;  
  • the MAYS Medical Anthropology conference;  
  • talks by Dr Bhargavi Davar;
  • and more! 

We look forward to your participation and will keep you updated as we finalise times and dates.

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Call for Papers:

Advanced workshop for anthropological research on health, medicine and wellbeing Hosted by the Anthropology of Health Research Group (Durham) and the Centre for Medical Anthropology (Edinburgh) 22nd and 23rd March, Durham University

Fourth Year Undergraduate Student's Article Published by Dangerous Women Project

Fourth-Year Student Adela Briansó's article "Pink Skeptics: Dangerous Women and the Pink Ribbon Culture" has been published by the Dangerous Women project.


Feb 24 Hosted by: SoMA # EdCMA SoMA (Students of Medical Anthropology) Work in Progress Student Seminar 08:45 (6 hours and 15 minutes) 6th Floor Staff Room, CMB

SoMA writing up seminar

Feb 27 Introduced by: Sumeet Jain # TBC Launch Workshop of the University of Edinburgh Global Mental Health Network 09:00 (8 hours) TBC

Global Mental Health WOrkshop

Mar 02 Speaker: Bhargavi Davar # Director of Bapu Trust; Hosted by: CSAS # TBC; Hosted by: EdCMA # TBC Gender, mental health and disability rights in Asia. 15:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes) 6th Floor Staff Room, Chrystal Macmillan Building

CSAS / EdCMA seminar