‘Living and Dying in the Contemporary World: A Compendium’ reviewed by Dr Erica Borgstrom

Living and Dying in the Contemporary World: A Compendium, edited by Veena Das and Clara Han (University of California Press, 2016). Living and Dying in the Contemporary World provides rich insights into and theoretical contributions about how people struggle and the everyday ways in which they make sense of, do, and even invert suffering in Read the full article…

“Politics of Non-Communicable Diseases in the Global South” (CFP, Workshop, London, 2–3 October 2015)

Call for Papers Workshop on the Politics of Non-Communicable Diseases in the Global South, King’s College London and Queen Mary University of London, 2 and 3 October 2015 Over the last ten years, there has been mounting alarm about the growing non-communicable diseases (NCDs) epidemic in the global South and the health and economic burden Read the full article…

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 Read the full article…