Discussions

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.

Podcast: Comparing Chinese and American Bioethics (No Easy Answers in Bioethics Episode 4)

Episode 4 of No Easy Answers in Bioethics -- the podcast from the Michigan State University Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences -- is now available: Comparing Chinese and American Bioethics: Cheng and Tomlinson - Ep 4 via H-Podcast.

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