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Welcome to EdCMA

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

Professor Brandon Kohrt will be delivering the EdCMA Annual Lecture.

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Applying Anthropology for Mental Health Interventions in Humanitarian Emergencies

Place: Seminar Room 1, Chrystan MacMillan Building, 15a George Square

Time: 15:00 - 17:00

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Thanks to everyone who joined us for our PhD application webinar. The slides are here...

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Participants at the 2017 Annual Advanced Workshop for Anthropological Research on Health, Medicine, and Wellbeing, co-organised with Durham University:

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See the presentations from the one day symposium, on Global Challenges in Infectious Diseases here. Organised by the Edinburgh Centre for Medical Anthropology and Edinburgh Infectious Diseases, these bring together a wide spectrum of expertise in social sciences with relevance to infectious diseases research. 

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Highlights from 2017! 

 Events in the spring and summer of 2017, included:

  • 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;

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Webinar for PhD applicants

Join Ian Harper, Lucy Lowe, and Lilian Kennedy for an online Q&A session on writing PhD proposals

New jobs in anthroplogy and development

Two new posts in anthropology: Teaching Fellow and Lecturer in the anthropology of development

Events

Jan 24 Speaker: Dr Jayasree Kalathil # Survivor Research ‘Mad’ knowledge in the global south: Responses to local and global hegemonic narratives of mental health 15:00 (2 hours) G.05, 50 George Square

Jan 25 - Please choose: TBC # TBC Inter-disciplinary roundtable on Diagnosis and Global Mental Health 14:00 (2 hours and 30 minutes) 01M.473 Teaching Room 13 - Doorway 3, Medical School, Teviot, University of Edinburgh

Jan 25 Hosted by: EdCMA # U of E EdCMA 2nd Anniversary Party 17:00 (2 hours) Foyer, Ground Floor, CMB

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