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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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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

Fourth Year Undergraduate Student's Article Published by Dangerous Women Project

Fourth-Year Student Adela Briansó's article "Pink Skeptics: Dangerous Women and the Pink Ribbon Culture" has been published by the Dangerous Women project.


Mar 28 Workshop on Human Animal Health 09:00 (8 hours) Durham University

EdCMA-Durham Workshops

Apr 24 Global Challenges in Infectious Disease: Showcasing Social Science in Edinburgh 09:30 (7 hours and 30 minutes) The Project Room, 50 George Square

Infectious Diseases Symposium

Apr 24 Speaker: Vinh-Kim Nguyen # TBC The Science and Politics of a World without AIDS 10:00 (1 hour) The Project Room, 50 George Square

Edinburgh Infectious Diseases Symposium