Medical Anthropology Seminars
A series of talks that explore social and cultural factors to better understand health and well being. The series includes guest speakers from other institutions.
Events in this series
Global Health Reckoning: The ‘Ebola Bond’, Impact Development Bonds, and the Growth of Speculative Finance in Humanitarian Health Aid
Sonia Zafar Smith - A sheltered space, a sheltered person? Future, wellbeing and the infrastructure of war and defence
Kirsten Bell - The invisible materiality of the cigarette packet
Ian Harper - Tuberculosis and its control: The case of Nepal
Lenore Manderson - Preemptive diagnosis, anticipatory prescribing and AMR in urban South Africa
Charlotte Faircloth - Studying reproduction and parenting culture: Some anthropological reflections
Nadine Beckmann - Love won’t be enough: marriage, companionship and intimacy in the face of HIV/AIDS in Zanzibar
Zeynep Gurtin - Understanding egg freezing: bridging clinical and sociological questions to explore a rapidly expanding phenomenon
Jonah Lipton - Balancing expectations: social responses to humanitarian intervention in the time of Ebola in Freetown, Sierra Leone
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