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2016

Seeking participants for University of Edinburgh research study

Reintegration and Mental and Social Well-being after Military Service: An Anthropological Study of British Veterans. Contact Prof Alex Edmonds (alex.edmonds@ed.ac.uk) [25 Nov 2016]

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Alex Nading named Book Reviews Editor of Medical Anthropology Quarterly

Dr Alex Nading will serve as Book Reviews Editor beginning in January 2017. [20 Nov 2016]

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EdCMA Students Take a 'Medical Walking Tour' of Edinburgh

Cameron Goodall FSA SCOT led a group of EdCMA MSc and PhD students on a tour through key sites in Edinburgh's long 'medical history.' [08 Nov 2016]

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Visiting Scholar: Vinkatesh Boddu

Vinkatesh is here in Edinburgh to work with Dr Stefan Ecks on Understanding male infertility in Telangana, South India [08 Nov 2016]

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Prof Ian Harper at World Conference on Lung Health

Professor Harper and Professor John Porter (LSHTM) led a panel entitled "Qualitative Research for Tuberculosis Control: What Lessons can Researchers offer to Policymakers and Implementers in tackling drug-resistant TB?" at the 47th Union Conference on World Lung Health in Liverpool [03 Nov 2016]

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PhD Student Imogen Bevan in 'Medical Anthropology Quarterly'

A Review of Simone Dennis' 'Smokefree: A Social, Moral and Political Atmosphere." [03 Nov 2016]

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SoMA co-organises MAYS annual 2017 conference

"Medical Anthropology Beyond Academic Borders" JUNE 15 - 16, 2017 - EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND A joint MAYS- SOMA conference. The MAYS 2017 conference will explore the ways in which medical anthropology can be practically and socially applied outside of academia in the public sphere, and how medical anthropologists can collaborate with other professionals. [21 Oct 2016]

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A new article by Alex Nading available now in Science as Culture

Read Alex Nading's new article "Evidentiary Symbiosis: On Paraethnography in Human–Microbe Relations" in Science as Culture [23 Sep 2016]

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Alice Street awarded ERC Starter Grant

Alice Street has been awarded a European Research Council Starter Grant to investigate the design and use of point of care diagnostic devices in global health. [22 Sep 2016]

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MSc by Research student Imogen Bevan awarded the 2016 Christine Wilson Prize

The Christine Wilson Prize is awarded by the AAA's Society for Anthropology of Food and Nutrition for the best graduate student essay on nutrition, food studies and anthropology. [02 Sep 2016]

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Jeevan Sharma blogs on Maternal Mortality Rates in Nepal

Drawing on DfID/ESRC research conducted in Nepal and Malawi Jeevan Sharma reflects on the politics of MMR [20 Jul 2016]

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Congratulations to Pia Noel who has been awarded a Wellcome Trust PhD Studentship and will be joining EdCMA in September

Pia Noel is joining Social Anthropology and EdCMA in September for her study on post earthquake Nepal [01 Jul 2016]

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New article by Alice Street in Social Studies of Science

The hospital and the hospital: Infrastructure, human tissue, labour and the scientific production of relational value [01 Jul 2016]

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“Who cares: A Symposium on Care in Medical Anthropology”

Organized by PhD Students of Medical Anthropology (SoMA) of the Edinburgh Centre for Medical Anthropology (EdCMA), 11th May 2016, University of Edinburgh [21 Jun 2016]

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New article by Alex Nading in Medical Anthropology

Local Biologies, Leaky Things, and the Chemical Infrastructure of Global Health [03 Jun 2016]

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Heat

A new Cultural Anthropology post by Alex Nading, as part of the Lexicon for an Anthropocene Yet Unseen series. [19 Apr 2016]

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"The Rediscovery of "Culture" in Psychiatry"

Department of Anthropology, University of Zurich, Switzerland [14 Apr 2016]

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New EdCMA publication in Developing World Bioethics

Sharma, J., R. Khatri and I Harper. Understanding Health Research Ethics in Nepal [13 Apr 2016]

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Postdoctoral opportunity for Medical Anthropologist.

Postdoctoral Research Fellows in Global Health Policy, starting 1 September 2016 for 3 years. Usher Institute, University of Edinburgh. [13 Apr 2016]

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Veterinary Anthropology Workshop

Edinburgh Centre for Medical Anthropology, 18th-19th April 2016 [05 Apr 2016]

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CFP AAA 2016 - Kinship and Crisis

Discussant: Sandra Bamford (University of Toronto) Panel Organisers: Koreen Reece (UoE) and Lucy Lowe (UoE) [03 Apr 2016]

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Two EdCMA health related panels at the ASA conference in Durham

Two EdCMA organised panels at the conference ASA 2016: Footprints and futures: the time of anthropology, to be held in Durham between 4 - 7th July, 2016, explore veterinary medicine and reproductive health [07 Mar 2016]

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EdCMA forum on Zika published in Somatosphere

A forum on the Zika virus, held on February 4th 2016, is published in Somatosphere. By Sudeepa Abeysinghe, Luciana Brondi, Ian Harper, Hannah Lesshafft, Lucy Lowe, Alex Nading and Ting Ting Shum [18 Feb 2016]

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"Making people care"

A perspective by Dr Alice Street in The Lancet, January 23rd, 2016. [24 Jan 2016]

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Lancet Profile

Address Malata, Principal at the Kamuzu College of Nursing (KCN) in Malawi, and a co-investigator on the ESRC / DfID funded research project New Norms and Forms of Development is profiled in the Lancet [20 Jan 2016]

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EdCMA Seminar and Launch

Please join us for a seminar from Dr Alex Nading followed by a wine reception to celebrate the launch of the Edinburgh Centre for Medical Anthropology [05 Jan 2016]

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