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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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Under Control? Alcohol & drug regulation, past and present (CfP, Conference, London, 21-23 June 2013)

Papers and panel proposals are invited for an international conference on the history of alcohol and drug regulation to be held at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 21-23rd June 2013. The conference will explore all aspects of … 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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From Public Health Policy and the Tobacco Wars, to Mental Health Promotion Scandinavian Style (FUSE Seminars, March 2012)

The Centre for Translational Research in Public Health presents two seminars: Understanding the Influence of Evidence in Public Health Policy: What can we learn from the ‘tobacco wars’? Thursday 8th March 2012 13.00 – 14.00 (refreshments available from 12.45) Room … 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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