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  • CFP: Radical Health: Doing Medicine, Health Care, and Anthropology of the Good

    Radical Health: Doing Medicine, Health Care, and Anthropology of the Good Freie Universität Berlin, 2-4 October 2020 Full CFP: https://www.medicalanthropology.de/wp-content/uploads/1/2019/09/CFP_Radical-Health_Berlin-2020.pdf Please submit an abstract of max. 300 words describing your theoretical intervention, ethnographic research, or health initiative by 20 October 2019 to radicalhealth-berlin2020@mailbox.org. We encourage suggestions for individual scientific presentations, roundtables, film screenings, and other… Read more »

  • CFP: Health, public involvement, and gender: new voices, knowledges and practices

    XIII International Workshop Science, Technology and Gender Health, public involvement, and gender: new voices, knowledges and practices   Madrid, 21-23rd October 2019 The project Multiple voices, plural knowledges and biomedical technologies (MINECO: FFI2015-65947-C2 -1-P) invites contributions for the XIII International Workshop on Science, Technology and Gender to debate how public involvement (PPI) and gender are important to improve… Read more »

  • CFP: Health, healthcare and urban spaces: perspectives from the law and medical humanities

      See attached a CFP for an event to be held at the Free State Centre for Human Rights in August 2019. CFP – Bloemfontein Law, Medicine, Humanities

  • Global Public Health Special Issue: Social inequities and contemporary struggles for collective health in Latin America

    Global Public Health An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice Special Issue: Social inequities and contemporary struggles for collective health in Latin America Guest Editors: Emily E. Vasquez, Amaya Perez-Brumer, and Richard G. Parker

  • New Book By Jonathan Metzl – Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment Is Killing America’s Heartland

    Jonathan Metzl’s recent book may be also of interest for members of the Network:Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment Is Killing America’s Heartland.  New York: Basic Books https://www.basicbooks.com/titles/jonathan-m-metzl/dying-of-whiteness/9781549125812/

  • Re-Imagining Global Health Through Social Medicine – new paper by members of the GSM network

    Adams, Vincanne; Behague, Dominique; Caduff, Carlo; Löwy, Ilana and Ortega, Francisco. (2019). “Re-Imagining Global Health Through Social Medicine.” Global Public Health. DOI: 10.1080/17441692.2019.1587639 https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17441692.2019.1587639

  • New England Journal of Medicine – Social Medicine Case Studies on Social Medicine

    Members of the Global Social Medicine Network are publishing a series of case studies in social medicine in the NEJM: see the New England Journal of Medicine –  Case Studies on Social Medicine    

  • Indian Journal Seminar publishes on social medicne

    The February 2019 issue of Seminar focuses on social medicine – see http://www.india-seminar.com/semframe.html

  • Social Medicine Consortium 2020 meeting

    The Social Medicine Consortium’s next annual gathering in 2020 will be in Mbarara, Uganda (likely somewhere between April – June).

  • 24 Stills in Kolkata

    The photographs from Carlo Caduff’s ethnography of cancer hospitals in India are now on show in a photography exhibition at the Cancer Hospital in Kolkata: