H-MedAnthro addresses the needs and concerns of medical anthropology graduate students, practicing anthropologists, scholars, and scholar activists who address issues of local, national and international health importance. This network and its accompanying web sites form the hub of an active research community and a storehouse for information supporting the endeavors of medical anthropologists and their colleagues in allied social science fields.

Recent Content

CFP: Techniques and Technologies of Global Maternal and Reproductive Health in Africa

The contemporary arena of global health is awash in innovative medical gadgets, apps and protocols. Such technologies are filling the new mandate for simple, high-impact, and low-cost solutions that can be scaled up without the apparent need for infrastructure. Anthropologists concerned with global health are following the social lives of these technologies and what happens when they are proposed and applied as interventions to tackle global health issues.

Handling the body, taking control: tecnologies of the gendered body

10th European Spring School on History of Science and Popularization

Institut Menorquí d’Estudis, Maó (Balearic Islands, Spain)

23-25 May 2019


Organized by the Catalan Society for the History of Science and Technology

Coordinated by Montserrat Cabré and Teresa Ortiz-Gómez



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I have been editing this list since 2012, and doing it alone since 2014. It would seem that there is no institutional memory of who is actually supposed to be on the board for this list, and there seems to have been no movement in the past 4 years to increase the connection between this list and the Society for Medical Anthropology (SMA).

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