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Medical Anthropology Seminar Series

Thursdays 4.30-6pm
Daryll Forde Seminar Room, 2nd floor, 14 Taviton Street


Spring 2016

21 January - Mohammed RASHED (Institute of Advanced Studies, UCL)
Mad Pride, Mad Culture and the Demand for Recognition: Difficulties in Responding to Current Socio-political Movements

28 January - Joanna COOK (Department of Anthropology, UCL)
Happy Neoliberals? Mindfulness and Governance in Westminster

4 February - Charlotte FAIRCLOTH (University of Roehampton)
Militant Lactivism? Ethnographic perspectives on long-term breastfeeding and attachment parenting
(TBD)

11 February - Jason DANELY (Department of Social Sciences, Oxford Brookes)
Wounded worlds: Violence and the making of compassionate subjectivities in Japanese eldercare

18 February - Reading Week – no seminar

25 February - Ben KASSTAN (Durham)
Health cultures and conducts in a Haredi Jewish minority: A historical and ethnographic study of a 'hard to reach' group.

3 March - Jennie GAMLIN (Institute of Global Health, UCL)
Ethnographic accounts, public health in practice and critical theory in Latin American medical anthropology

10 March - Autumn FIESTER (Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania)
The Reigning Framework in US Clinical Ethics Decision-Making and Why We Should Rethink It

17 March - Jacob COPEMAN (University of Edinburgh)
Biological Relatedness and Partonomic Philanthropy: Activism as Philanthropy in North India

For further information please contact Aaron Parkhurst a.parkhurst@ucl.ac.uk or Joanna Cook joanna.cook@ucl.ac.uk


Autumn 2015

15 October - Roland Littlewood (UCL)
Projection - A Mental Mechanism Shared by Psychopathology and Anthropology: A Religious Instance

22 October - Daniele Stolfi (UCL)
Reconstituting Native American Identities in Utah: The Role of the Intermountain Indian School in Brigham City

29 October - Iain Edgar (Durham University)
The Human Dreamtime and its Anthropological Narrative and Impact

5 November - Claudia Merli (Durham University)
Forensic Identification and Identity Politics in 2004 Post-tsunami Thailand: Moral Landscapes and Negotiation of (Geo) political Boundaries


Enquiries to Roland Littlewood (r.littlewood@ucl.ac.uk) and Joe Calabrese (j.calabrese@ucl.ac.uk)