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Edinburgh Centre for Medical Anthropology: People

Hannah Lesshafft

Hannah Lesshafft
Name
Hannah Lesshafft
Department
Social Anthropology
Address
Rm. 5.13, Chrystal Macmillan Building 15A George Square Room 5.13, Chrystal Macmillan Building, Edinburgh UK EH8 9LD
Email
Research Interests
Medical Anthropology, art and healing, self-and-other, Imagination, care, self-care, Complementary and Alternative Medicines (CAM), Faith healing, Social Movements, Health inequalities, Ethnography, Mixed methods research, Brazil
URL
http://www.san.ed.ac.uk/edcma/people/committee/hannah_lesshafft

PhD Title

Circles of Care: Healing Practices in Bahian Candomblé

Supervisors

Fieldwork

September 2013 - September 2014 in Brazil.

Qualifications

2012 MSc Anthropology of Health and Illness (Distinction), University of Edinburgh.
2011 Diploma in Tropical Medicine, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.
2010 Medical Doctorate, Charité School of Medicine Berlin.
2008 Degree in Medicine, Charité School of Medicine Berlin.

Teaching

2015-currently: Teaching Fellow for the UG course Health, Illness and Society 3. Biomedical Teaching Office

2014/15: Senior Tutor for the PG course Research Design. School of Social and Political Sciences

2012/13: Tutor for the UG course Social Anthropology 1 A. School of Social and Political Sciences

Funding

Principal's Career Development Scheme, University of Edinburgh (2012-2015)

Publications

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Hannah_Lesshafft

Edinburgh Centre for Medical Anthropology

Founder of SoMA (Students of Medical Anthropology), part of EdCMA (Edinburgh Centre for Medical Anthropology)