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CFP> Call for Proposals: Religion, Technology, and Human Relationships

The Institute of Buddhist Studies, with the support of the Henry Luce Foundation, invites proposals from scholars across the academic disciplines specializing in any religious traditions, and from theologians from all religious traditions, to participate in a three-year research initiative and series of meetings addressing the impacts of technologies on human relationships.

CFP: Magico-medical knowledge and practices among Jews and others in (Late) Antiquity, HELSINKI July-August 2018 (EABS/Int. SBL)

Program unit: MEDICINE IN BIBLE AND TALMUD

CALL FOR PAPERS: The Ways of the Amorites – magico-medical knowledge and
practices among Jews and others in (Late) Antiquity

SUBMISSION DATE: FEBRUARY 13, 2018

For the 2018 meeting of EABS and SBL in Helsinki, Finland
(July 30 - August 3), we invite proposals for papers or for pe-organized panel-sessions
(3 papers, possibly with respondent), preferably with a comparative
perspective, on the theme:

“The ways of the amorites? – magico-medical

CPF: Conference on Vulnerabilities: Acknowledging Potentialities of Health Vulnerabilities across the Life Course (Panel 1)

SANT/FAS 2018 Conference on Vulnerabilities

Uppsala, 19-21 April 2018

Please consider sending in an abstract (100-200 words), your name(s) and institutional affiliation(s) to antroetno@gmail.com, e.vandersijpt@uva.nl  and n.lemosdekker@uva.nl.

TOC: Anthropology in Action - Journal for Applied Anthropology in Policy and Practice

Dear Colleague,

The articles in this issue of Anthropology in Action range from an exploration of local agency in development anthropology to a call for a review of GIPA-based policies. Possible frameworks for evaluating well-being as an indicator of culturally sustainable development are considered and the classic techno-practice perspective in medical design anthropology is broadened.

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

Intensive Ethnography Workshop, July 22-27, UC Berkeley

The UC Berkeley Center for Ethnographic Research is offering an Intensive Ethnography Workshop this summer. The workshop provides mentorship, hands-on field experience, and advanced training in designing and executing a project using participant observation. Participants will be coached through all the components of a research project. The workshop includes individualized consultations with faculty and is designed for advanced graduate students, faculty, and professionals.

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