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CFP AAA panel: The new face of global health? Innovative technologies and entrepreneurial solutions

The inspiration for this panel is the recent turn in global health towards what one might call an innovation imperative, in which technical interventions and entrepreneurial solutions to pressing and complex health problems in humanitarian and low resource settings are increasingly prioritized over other approaches.

CFP & Panel Match-Making Experiment for the American Anthropological Association 2018 Annual Meeting


The Society for East Asian Anthropology (SEAA) (http://seaa.americananthro.org/) welcomes proposals for the 117th American Anthropological Association (AAA) Annual Meeting, to be held in San Jose, CA from November 14-18, 2018.

UNICEF Minimum Standards and Indicators for Community Engagement

Dear all,

UNICEF is in the process of developing international or common standards for designing, implementing, supporting and measuring community engagement for use in development and humanitarian contexts. Community engagement (CE) is a critical strategy for working with and involving local populations. 

CFP AAA 2018: "Situating & Expanding Drugs’ Capacities: effects that exceed, disrupt, and repurpose chemical composition"

Dear Colleagues,

This is a CFP for the American Anthropological Association's Annual Meeting in San Jose, CA on November 14-18, 2018, for the following series of (2-3) panels.

Panel Title

Situating & Expanding Drugs’ Capacities: effects that exceed, disrupt, and repurpose chemical composition


Laura Meek, PhD Candidate, University of California, Davis, USA

& Rossio Motta-Ochoa, Postdoctoral Fellow (Faculty of Medicine), McGill University, Canada