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Recent Content

The Role of Anthropology in an Ebola Outbreak: Case Studies from West Africa

Dear Colleague,

The articles in this special issue demonstrate, through ethnographic fieldwork and observations, how anthropologists and the methodological tools of their discipline became a means of understanding the Ebola outbreak in West Africa during 2014 and 2015.

Please visit the Berghahn website for more information about the journal: www.berghahnjournals.com/aia

Volume 24, Issue 2: The Role of Anthropology in an Ebola Outbreak: Case Studies from West Africa.

2018-2019 Lemelson Center Fellowships and Travel Grants (Apps Due: 1 Dec 2017)

Research Opportunities at the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center
Applications Due: 1 December 2017

Through its fellowships and travel grants, the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation supports research projects that present creative approaches to the study of invention and innovation in American society. Projects may include (but are not limited to) historical research and documentation projects resulting in dissertations, publications, exhibitions, educational initiatives, documentary films, or other multimedia products. 

Call for Papers - Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science

Call for Papers: Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science (SAHMS) Twentieth Annual Meeting, at Augusta University in Augusta, Georgia, February 15-17, 2018

Deadline for paper abstracts, panel submissions, and student travel grants is: October 15th, 2017. The Program Committee will notify you as to whether or not your paper is accepted no later than November 16th, 2017.

Seeking Hosts for the Podcast New Books in Medicine

New Books in Medicine (http://newbooksnetwork.com/category/medicine/) is currently seeking hosts interested in conducting interviews with authors of new books on medicine, broadly construed. Hosting the channel is a good way to bring the work of scholars of medicine to the attention of large audiences. Interested parties should write Marshall Poe at marshallpoe@gmail.com.

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