Durham Anthropology of Health Research Group Seminars (Ephiphany 2015)

DURHAM ANTHROPOLOGY OF HEALTH RESEARCH GROUP: EPIPHANY 2015

 

Jan 21 (3pm): Miran Epstein (Queen Mary University of London), ‘Toward a historical-materialist theory of ideology: the case of our medical ethics’ (Departmental seminar)

 

Jan 28 (2pm): David Weinkove (Durham) ‘Host:microbe interactions that influence ageing and obesity’

Feb 4 (12 noon): Hannah Brown (Durham), ‘Report on recent fieldwork on Ebola in Sierra Leone’ [Please note unusual timing of this meeting.]

 

Feb 11 (3pm): David Napier (UCL), ‘The Lancet and University College London Commission on Culture and Health: An anthropological perspective.’ (Departmental seminar)

 

Feb 18 (2pm): Claudia Merli & Trudi Buck (Durham) ‘Forensic identification and identity politics in 2004 post-tsunami Thailand: Negotiating dissolving boundaries’

 

Feb 25 (2pm): Jed Stevenson (Durham), ‘Water in/security in Ethiopia: Assessing the impacts of water interventions on psychosocial stress.’

 

Mar 4 (3pm): Alice Street (Edinburgh), ”Caring by numbers: Humanitarian management in a global health crisis’ (Departmental seminar)

 

Mar 11 (2pm): Peter Phillimore (Newcastle), TBC.

 

Note: All meetings take place on the ground floor of the Anthropology Department at Durham University — in either D110 (seminars) or in the conference room immediately across the hall (research group meetings). For more information contact Jed Stevenson

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