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photoWorlds Beyond Us: SoMA organised symposium, February 2019

keynoteDelegates participating at the September 2018 EdCMA / RAI conference Valuing Health

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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

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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EdCMA welcomes visiting academic Professor Suvi Salmenniemi

The Edinburgh Centre for Medical Anthropology is welcoming a visiting academic, Professor Suvi Salmenniemi, who will be here throughout February and March.

Events

May 02 Hosted by: EdCMA # U of E EdCMA planning lunch 13:00 (1 hour) Practice Suite

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May 10 Hosted by: Dr Sumeet Jain # Senior Lecturer in Social Work; Hosted by: SPS International Director # TBC; Hosted by: Programme Director, PG Certificate Advanced Social Work Studies (Mental Health Officer Award) # TBC; Speaker: Dr. Julian Eaton # Co-Director of the Center for Global Mental Health at LSHTM and Senior Mental Health Advisor for CBM International; Speaker: Dr Kaaren Mathias # Mental Health Advisor, Emmanuel Hospital Association Edinburgh Global Mental Health Network Research Day 10:00 (5 hours) TBC