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Death in Scotland, from the medieval to the modern: beliefs, attitudes and practices (Conference, Edinburgh, 31 Jan – 2 Feb 2014)

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Justice, Genes and Welfare: Are Intergenerational relationships toxic?

Francis Thirlway reports on the BSA Family Studies Group and Youth Studies Group Seminar “Justice, Genes and Welfare: Are Intergenerational relationships toxic?” (28 Nov 2013): Intergenerational relations increasingly seem to be called into question in contemporary society, highlighted as centrally … Continue reading

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New cartographies of health in a globalizing world – Ted Schrecker (Seminar, Durham University, 29 Nov 2013)

New cartographies of health in a globalizing world Prof. Ted Schrecker Anthropology Seminar Room, Dawson Building, Durham University Thursday 28 November – 13.00 – 15.00 All Welcome Anthropologists have been distinctively effective in tracing linkages between the macro-scale economic processes … Continue reading

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Introducing ‘Commonplaces’ – Somatosphere’s New Archive of Classical & Contemporary Sites in Medicine and Science

Somatosphere and the Science, Technology, and Medicine Interest Group of the SMA are pleased to present a new online project — “Commonplaces,” developed and curated by Tomas Matza and Harris Solomon. “Commonplaces” will draw together a series of short entries (approximately 500-1000 words) from scholars on … Continue reading

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New Explorations of Inner Experience – Andrew Irving and Janis H Jenkins (Seminars Wednesday 18 September 2013, Durham University)

The Hearing the Voice project is hosting talks by two visiting anthropologists this Wednesday 18 September: Andrew Irving (University of Manchester), will be speaking on ‘Everyday (Ad)ventures in Ekphrastic Ethnography’ in the Henry Dyson Room (Hild-Bede) from 3.30 to 5pm. … Continue reading

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“The Jewish Body”: Sander Gilman & Yulia Egorova in dialogue (London, 16 May 2013)

THE JEWISH BODY Sander Gilman and Yulia Egorova in dialogue Thursday, May 16th 2013, 6.00pm, RHB Small Cinema, Goldsmiths Sander Gilman is a social, cultural and literary historian, specialising amongst many areas in the history of science, psychoanalysis and Jewish Studies. He … Continue reading

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Transnational Bodies (Symposium, Amsterdam, 6 June 2013)

Transnational Bodies Thursday 6 June 2013, 10-17 h. Amsterdam, Roeterstraat 11, REC-E 0.20 This symposium takes a look at recent developments in critical scholarship on the body. The body has always occupied a secure place in the theoretical agenda of … Continue reading

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