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Book Club events Autumn Semester 2018-19:

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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

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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Events

Jan 10 Hosted by: EdCMA # U of E; Hosted by: Edinburgh Infectious Diseases # U of E; Hosted by: Atelier Network # U of E Beyond the Military Metaphor: Re-imagining AMR 13:00 (4 hours) TBC

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Jan 17 Hosted by: SoMA # U of E Book Club: Zika by Debora Diniz 13:00 (1 hour) Room 2.15, Chrystal Macmillan Building

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Feb 07 Hosted by: SoMA # U of E Book Club: The Mushroom at the End of the World 13:00 (1 hour) pin Room 2.15 Chrystal Macmillan Building

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