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Exploring the ‘interstices’ – medical anthropology in Vienna

Vienna is a pretty good place to be in late November/early December with the advent markets getting going and the city decked out for Christmas.  With that in mind, Andrew Russell (CMH Affiliate and Co-Chair of the Smoking Interest Group) … Continue reading

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Smoke Free in Singapore: SIG members attend the World Conference on Tobacco or Health

Three members of the Smoking Interest Group (including myself, Andrew Russell and Sue Lewis) have been in Singapore to attend the 15th World Conference on Tobacco or Health.   This is a huge three-yearly conference bringing together 2600 delegates working in … Continue reading

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Three Consulates and a Clinic: The Smoking Interest Group in Uruguay

Despite their largely European origins, the Uruguayan people greet you with a kiss on a single cheek (the right one).  So each time our group of 12 has arrived at one of our many meetings over the last three days, … Continue reading

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The Smoking Interest Group in Uruguay: Visiting ‘Respira Uruguay’

Jane Macnaughton writes from Montevideo:When you enter the Respira Uruguay exhibition it is as if you have slipped into the wide thoracic cavity of a large mammal, ribs open to the air and readily able to expand and contract with … Continue reading

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‘Don’t Get Me Started’: an international collaboration on young people and smoking. Participatory action research visit, Uruguay, February 2012

Andrew Russell and Jane Macnaughton write:  Members of the Smoking Interest Group are setting out on an exciting new collaborative project linking young people in the UK with their counterparts in Uruguay to share experience and activities in relation to … Continue reading

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The Smoking Interest Group Lights Up

The Smoking Interest Group (SIG), a collaboration between Durham University’s CMH and Affiliates in the Medical Anthropology Research Group, had its first public outing at a one day symposium supported by the Wolfson Research Institute and held at the Dowrick … Continue reading

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The Smoking Interest Group Inaugural Symposium September 21 2011

The Smoking Interest Group (SIG) was established at Durham in October 2010 and aims to use insights from the humanities and social sciences to develop a more nuanced understanding of the experience of smoking and the reality of smokers’ lives. … Continue reading

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