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Call for applicants: Fernand Braudel Fellowships, Maison des Sciences de L'Homme (Paris)

Please find below the call for applications Fernand Braudel IFER March 2014, international researcher mobility programme offering 9 months research stay  in one of a French laboratory (incoming part of the programme) and in a European laboratory in Europe (outgoing part of the programme).

2014 Graduate Student Paper Competition, Council on Anthropology and Reproduction

Council on Anthropology and Reproduction

The deadline for submission of graduate student papers is AUGUST 15, 2014

The Council on Anthropology and Reproduction (CAR), an interest group of the Society for Medical Anthropology, is pleased to announce its 14th annual award competition for the best graduate student paper on anthropology and reproduction. Submissions from all anthropological subdisciplines are encouraged.

Pensando la producción del conocimiento desde la metáfora del tejido

¿Podemos pensar la producción de conocimiento desde el tejido? Algunos grupos indígenas en Colombia definen el pensamiento desde esta metáfora, ven sus mochilas, por ejemplo como la materialización de ello. ¿Podremos extrapolar esa metáfora para pensar la producción de conocimiento científico y tecnológico? ¿qué implica/qué hace esa metáfora en nuestra forma de pensar y entender esa producción de conocimiento "experto"?

Open Anthropology -- The Social Life of Health, Illness, Medicine and Health Care

Open Anthropology, a digital-only, public publication of the American Anthropological Association (AAA), announces the release of its third issue: "The Social Life of Health, Illness, Medicine, and Health Care: Anthropological Views." Available at http://www.aaaopenanthro.org/