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Research seminar coming up: Testing Engagement: anthropology, health and policy

You are warmly invited to "Testing Engagement: anthropology, health and
policy", to be held at the Chrystal Macmillan Building, University of
Edinburgh, on Friday, 27 March 2009. see programme below


Testing Engagement: anthropology, health and policy

Friday 27 March12.00 – 6.00pm

Chrystal Macmillan Building [map]

School of Social and Political Science

University of Edinburgh

 

 

Schedule of events:

12.15 – 1.00             Lunch and Introduction to the programme (6th Floor Common Room)

Stefan Ecks, Social Anthropology, University of Edinburgh

 

1.00 - 2.00             'An anthropologist in the fields of policy and practice: working in the Nepal National Tuberculosis Programme' (Seminar Room 3)

Ian Harper, Social Anthropology, University of Edinburgh

Discussants: Colin Brown and Sara Davies, Patients and Quality Division, Directorate for Healthcare Policy and Strategy, The Scottish Government

 

2.00 - 3.00             Title TBD (Seminar Room 3)

Lori Leonard, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University

Discussants: Lauren Murdoch, Patients and Quality Division, Directorate for Healthcare Policy and Strategy, The Scottish Government; Gordon Scott, Department of GU Medicine, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary

 

3.00 - 3.30             Tea (Foyer, ground floor)

 

3.30-4.30          ‘Culture, Race and Gender in US Mental Health Policy’ (Seminar Room 3)

Jonathan Metzl, Director of the Program in Culture, Health, and Medicine, University of Michigan

Discussant: Denise Coia, Principal Medical Officer, Mental Health, Scottish Government

 

4.30-5.30             Reflections and discussion

Hilary Lapsley, Chief Scientist Office, Scottish Government Health Directorates;

Richard Baxstrom, Social Anthropology, University of Edinburgh

 

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