Call for Review: ‘Children as Caregivers: The Global Fight against Tuberculosis and HIV in Zambia’ by Jean Hunleth.

We are looking for a social scientist to review Children as Caregivers: The Global Fight against Tuberculosis and HIV in Zambia (Hunleth, 2016). Further information about the themes under study can be found at Rutgers University Press.  In Zambia, due to the rise of tuberculosis and the closely connected HIV epidemic, a large number of children have experienced the illness Read the full article…

‘AIDS and Masculinity in the African City: Privilege, Inequality, and Modern Manhood’ reviewed by Fredrick Nyman.

‘AIDS and Masculinity in the African City: Privilege, Inequality, and Modern Manhood’ by Robert Wyrod (University of California Press, 2016).  AIDS and Masculinity in the African City is based on a decade of ethnographic research in an urban slum community in Kampala, Uganda, and examines how the AIDS crisis has come to shape and shift Read the full article…

‘AIDS: Don’t Die of Prejudice’ reviewed by Dr Emily Garside

‘AIDS: Don’t Die of Prejudice’ by Norman Fowler (Biteback Publishing, 2014) AIDS: Don’t Die of Prejudice by Norman Fowler draws heavily on the author’s personal experience both at the height of the AIDS crisis and today. As a result there is a fascinating auto-ethnographic slant to the book as Fowler travels across the world reflecting Read the full article…

HIV Postdoctoral Research Positions (University of North Carolina)

Curing HIV is now a priority for both the US National Institutes of Health and the International AIDS Society. But there is limited social science and community engagement research that is essential for moving forward cure HIV research. Our UNC Chapel Hill team led by Dr Joe Tucker and Prof Stuart Rennie have an NIH Read the full article…

Reviewer needed: ‘Love, Money, and HIV: Becoming a Modern African Woman in the Age of AIDS’ by Sanyu A. Mojola

We are thrilled to offer Sanyu A. Mojola‘s new book ‘Love, Money, and HIV’ (University of California Press, 2014) for review. Expressions of interest are welcome from all angles of the medical humanities, and may be of particular interest to those working at the intersection of gender, health and identity.  ‘How do modern women in developing countries Read the full article…