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Edinburgh Centre for Medical Anthropology: News



Call for Papers - 'Valuing Health' EdCMA Biennial Conference

Organised by Edinburgh Centre for Medical Anthropology & Royal Anthropological Institute [19 Dec 2017]

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Webinar for PhD applicants

Join Ian Harper, Lucy Lowe, and Lilian Kennedy for an online Q&A session on writing PhD proposals [04 Dec 2017]

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New jobs in anthroplogy and development

Two new posts in anthropology: Teaching Fellow and Lecturer in the anthropology of development [07 Nov 2017]

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Call for Papers - Politics of the Gendered Body

Monday 8th December 2017 Practice Suite, Chrystal Macmillan Building [03 Nov 2017]

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Khiara Bridges - Book Discussion and Seminar

Discussing the intersections of race, pregnancy, and class [04 Sep 2017]

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Join Alice Street's diagnostics research programme! Three year Research Fellow position available

Applications are invited for a research fellow position in the Department of Anthropology, University of Edinburgh, to carry out anthropological research on point of care diagnostic devices in resource-limited settings. This is a full time position for three years and is funded by the European Research Council as part of Dr. Alice Street’s project ‘Investigating the Design and Use of Diagnostic Devices in Global Health’. Closing Date: 5pm (GMT) 21st August 2017 [24 Jul 2017]

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Global Challenges in Infectious Diseases Presentations available on line!

This one day symposium was organised by the Edinburgh Centre for Medical Anthropology and Edinburgh Infectious Diseases to bring together a wide spectrum of expertise in social sciences with relevance to infectious diseases research, and was held on 24 April 2017 in the Project Room at 50 George Square, University of Edinburgh. [27 Apr 2017]

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Large Honeybee Collider

Beckie Marsland and colleagues put on interactive exhibition at the Experimentarium in the Summerhall this week! [11 Apr 2017]

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New lectureship in Medical Anthropology

Medical Anthropology lecturer is now live:…/… Closing date: 11 April 2017 [14 Mar 2017]

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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 [09 Feb 2017]

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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. [09 Feb 2017]

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Alice Street's "Biomedicine in an Unstable Place" Reviewed on Somatosphere

A review of Alice Street's recent monograph has been published recently on [09 Feb 2017]

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EdCMA members comment in BMJ Global Health on the WHO and Outsourcing published

ESRC / DfID funded team of Sharma J, IHarper, R Adhikari, P Smith, D Thapa, O B Chand, and A Malata publish comment on WHO outsourcing their key functions [26 Jan 2017]

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SoMA "Who Cares?" Symposium Published on Somatosphere

Somatosphere has published the contributions from EdCMA's student group, Students of Medical Anthropology (SoMA), to a symposium on care held in May 2016. [24 Jan 2017]

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SoMA Announces Book Club Schedule for Semester 2

The Semester 2 Book Club schedule is now available. [19 Jan 2017]

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