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Call for bursaries: MA in Bioethics & Society; MSs in Global Health & Social Justice

July 5, 2013 4:48 am Published by Comments Off on Call for bursaries: MA in Bioethics & Society; MSs in Global Health & Social Justice

The Department of Social Science, Health & Medicine at King’s College, London invites applications from candidates wishing to pursue Masters programmes, starting from September 2013: MA BIOETHICS & SOCIETY The MA in Bioethics & Society is a new postgraduate programme that is jointly taught with the Centre of Medical Law and Ethics at King’s. The programme gives particular emphasis to... View Article


Research Within Bounds – Protecting Human Participants in Modern Medicine and the Declaration of Helsinki, 1964 – 2014

July 1, 2013 1:55 pm Published by Comments Off on Research Within Bounds – Protecting Human Participants in Modern Medicine and the Declaration of Helsinki, 1964 – 2014

The registration is now open for the conference sponsored by the Brocher Fondation and organized by Andreas Frewer (University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany), Ulf Schmidt (University of Kent, UK), Professor Dominique Sprumont (University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland) on the topic of ‘Research Within Bounds – Protecting Human Participants in Modern Medicine and the Declaration of Helsinki, 1964 – 2014‘. The aim of... View Article


CFP: Impact Ethics in Atlanta, ASHB 2013

June 20, 2013 2:21 am Published by Comments Off on CFP: Impact Ethics in Atlanta, ASHB 2013

The deadline for applications to discuss impact ethics at the ASBH 15th annual meeting in Atlanta is June 24, 2013. There is no charge to participate but applications are required. “Impact ethics” is bioethics scholarship, teaching, and advocacy that strive to demonstrably and meaningfully improve health care through acts of whistle-blowing, investigative research, working with journalists in challenging existing orthodoxies,... View Article


Paul Farmer and João Biehl praise ‘Fresh Fruits, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States’

June 1, 2013 5:45 am Published by Comments Off on Paul Farmer and João Biehl praise ‘Fresh Fruits, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States’

Dr Seth Holmes’ new book ‘Fresh Fruits, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States’ comes out on June 10th with the California Series in Public Anthropology of the University of California Press.The book has already received excellent reviews by, among others, Paul Farmer, João Biehl, Leo Chavez, and Dolores Huerta. This is what Paul Farmer, Co-founder of Partners In... View Article


‘Fresh Fruits, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States’ : new book out soon by Seth Holmes

May 24, 2013 1:15 pm Published by Comments Off on ‘Fresh Fruits, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States’ : new book out soon by Seth Holmes

We are very pleased to announce the upcoming launch by University of California Press (Public Anthropology Series) of the new book by Dr Seth Holmes, new faculty member at DAHSM, on June 10, 2013. Seth, PhD, MD, is also Martin Sisters Endowed Chair Assistant Professor of Medical Anthropology and Public Health at UC Berkeley. His new book, ‘Fresh Fruits, Broken... View Article


Congratulations to new DAHSM graduates Nicholas Bartlett and Becky Kaplan!

May 23, 2013 1:13 am Published by Comments Off on Congratulations to new DAHSM graduates Nicholas Bartlett and Becky Kaplan!

We are thrilled to announce our new two outstanding graduates Nick Bartlett and Rebecca (Becky) Kaplan. Nick Bartlett, from the Medical Anthropology program, successfully defended his dissertation entitled “Down from the Mountains, Out of Time: Addiction Reform and China’s Heroin Generation.” Becky Kaplan from the History of Medicine program successfully defended her dissertation entitled “Cattle Disease Populations and Public Health... View Article


Equality’s Boundaries: Science, Citizenship, and Medicine in the Negev/Naqab

May 20, 2013 7:58 am Published by Comments Off on Equality’s Boundaries: Science, Citizenship, and Medicine in the Negev/Naqab

Hello everyone: Our last seminar series of the this academic year will take place this Wednesday, May 22, 2013 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm in the Laurel Heights Conference Room 474. Please join us to hear Na’amah Razon, PhD Candidate, UCSF Medical Anthropology Program, talk about ‘Equality’s Boundaries: Science, Citizenship, and Medicine in the Negev/Naqab’. In 1994 Israel passed the... View Article


Call for papers for Special Issue Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies

May 11, 2013 10:15 pm Published by Comments Off on Call for papers for Special Issue Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies

What do perspectives informed by disability studies have to offer to typical readings of the American counterculture and its fundamental ideals of movement (both geographical and ideological), youth and vitality? In what ways did the American counterculture and the disability movement approach notions of the “normal” and the “abnormal” body? Beat and countercultural writers and artists have been criticised for... View Article


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