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Welcome to EdCMA

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

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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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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Global Challenges in Infectious Diseases Presentations available on line!

This one day symposium was organised by the Edinburgh Centre for Medical Anthropology and Edinburgh Infectious Diseases to bring together a wide spectrum of expertise in social sciences with relevance to infectious diseases research, and was held on 24 April 2017 in the Project Room at 50 George Square, University of Edinburgh.

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Beckie Marsland and colleagues put on interactive exhibition at the Experimentarium in the Summerhall this week!

New lectureship in Medical Anthropology

Medical Anthropology lecturer is now live: https://www.vacancies.ed.ac.uk/…/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobs… Closing date: 11 April 2017

Events

Jun 12 Speaker: Atif Rahman # University of Edinburgh; Introduced by: Sumeet Jain # EdCMA 'Barefoot Therapists: What can we learn from lay-providers of psychosocial interventions in low-resource settings 14:30 (1 hour and 30 minutes) TBC

Global Mental Health Seminar

Jun 15 Hosted by: SOMA # University of Edinburgh; Hosted by: MAYS # EASA Medical Anthropology Beyond Academic Borders 09:00 (1 day and 8 hours) University of Edinburgh

MAYS Conference

Jun 29 Speaker: Dr Sushrut Jadhav # UCL Screening of ‘Kusum’ and panel discussion on medical pluralism and global mental health 14:00 (2 hours) TBC

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