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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!

Come and join us: new lectureship in Medical Anthropology - apply here: Medical Anthropology lecturer is now live:…/…

Closing date: 11 April 2017


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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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:…/… Closing date: 11 April 2017

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


May 09 Speaker: Elizabeth Hallam # TBC; Hosted by: SoMA # EdCMA Meet the Author 15:30 (1 hour and 30 minutes) CMB Staff Room, 6th Floor

SoMA Book Club

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