CFP: Culture - bound Syndromes_Call_for specific_Chapters

UPDATE 30 September


Dear colleagues, 


We are seeking proposals for two chapters: 

1. Cultural illnesses from Latin America: Locura, Mal de pelea, Nervios, Susto in popular culture: cartoons, telenovelas, media, literature etc. Any other culture-bound syndromes from here would do. 

2. Voodoo death as a culture-bound syndrome in (African) popular culture(s): Nollywood, literature, media etc.

We have secured a contract offer with Routledge. 

Call for Reviewers

Hello all,

As Book Reviews editor, I am always looking for subscribers who are willing to review books for our network. At present, we are specifically seeking those with expertise in Biography as a research methodology, particularly in the Social Sciences. We also welcome suggestions of books for review. Our immediate goal is to build a base of reviews of books about biographical theory and method, upon which we can later expand to include biographies from all parts of the globe.

Call for Papers: PhD Symposium "Precarity: Possibilities for Humans and Things", Ca' Foscari University of Venice

The PhD Students in Asian and African Studies of the Department of Asian and North African Studies at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice are glad to present their doctoral symposium "Precarity: Possibilities for Humans and Things", to be held on March 29th-30th 2023 in Venice.

In this symposium, we would like to discuss the diverse forms in which ‘precarity’ emerges as possibilities to conceptualise alternative modes of co-existence. In mutual interaction with both humans and things, across times and spaces.

2nd Cycle of INNOVCARE Webinars - 1st Session on 22 September 2022

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Dear all,

The Fondation France-Japon de l'EHESS is pleased to announce a second cycle of webinars for the project "Care-led innovation: The case of elderly care in France and Japan" (INNOVCARE) with the 1st Session to be held on Thursday 22 September 2022,

Fellowships for Research in Sri Lanka (US citizens only)

The American Institute for Sri Lankan Studies (AISLS) announces the continuation of its annual fellowship competition.  AISLS fellowships support two to six months of research in Sri Lanka by US citizens who already hold a PhD or the equivalent at the time they begin their fellowship tenure. This program is funded by a grant from the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the US State Department.

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