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Participants at the 2018 Annual Advanced Workshop for Anthropological Research on Health, Medicine, and Wellbeing, co-organised with Durham University:ed

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Professor Brandon Kohrt delivered the 2018 EdCMA Annual Lecture.

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 Applying Anthropology for Mental Health Interventions in Humanitarian Emergencies

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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. 

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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NEW Intercalated Degree in the Anthropology and Sociology of Medicine starts September 2018

EdCMA (Social Anthropology) and Science, Technology and Innovation Studies launch a new degree in Anthropology and Sociology of Medicine.

DiaDev website launched

Investigating the Design and use of Diagnostic Devices in Global Health

Events

Aug 24 Hosted by: EdCMA # University of Edinburgh; Hosted by: Edinburgh Infectious Diseases # University of Edinburgh; Hosted by: ASCUS Art & Science # Summerhall Beyond Resistance Inaugural Workshop 13:30 (2 hours and 30 minutes) Ascus Lab, Summerhall, EH9 1PL

Beyond Resistance Inaugural Workshop

Sep 04 Hosted by: Edinburgh Centre for Medical Anthropology # University of Edinburgh RAI Biennial Medical Anthropology Conference: Valuing Health 09:00 (1 day and 8 hours) South Hall Complex, University of Edinburgh