Public Theologies of Technology and Presence
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.
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
Call for Chapters
Global Urban Inequalities: Case Studies on Cultural Development and Change
Edited by Jessica Bodoh-Creed, Department of Anthropology, California State University, Los Angeles
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
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.
Sponsored by the Society for Medical Anthropology’s Special Interest Group on Science, Technology and Medicine
David Lowry, Biola University; Kate Tyrol, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Dear H-MedAnthro subscribers,