The podcast This Anthro Life recently spoke with Anita Hannig about the “craft” of writing and her new book Beyond Surgery: Injury, Healing, and Religion at an Ethiopian Hospital.
Month: August 2017
Reflections from an Anthropology Field School: A Crash Course in Cross-disciplinary Communication
I recently participated in a field school run by the NAPA-OT subsection of the AAA in Antigua, Guatemala. The month-long project on which I worked interrogated the lack of effective communication between different providers of maternal healthcare in the country; biomedical practitioners (OBGYNs & doctors), and non-biomedically trained midwives (‘comadronas’). With one of the highest rates of maternal mortality in Latin America, overcoming boundaries to effective collaboration and referral networks between all medical providers in Guatemala is a key global health concern.
UCL Medical Anthropology Outreach: In Defence of Gender Identities
This is Part II in our series on UCL Medical Anthropology outreach over the summer. Daniel Newman participated in the UCL Widening Participation Regional Summer Challege (see Part I for more) co-taught by Caroline Ackley and Katja Holtz. Daniel wrote about gender identity for his final essay. In Defence of Gender Identities By Daniel Newman…
UCL Medical Anthropology Outreach: Regional Summer Challenge
This is Part I in our series on UCL Medical Anthropology outreach over the summer. We partnered with UCL Widening Participation. If you’d like to know more about the work of the Access and Widening Participation Team, please see their website. UCL Medical Anthropology Outreach: Regional Summer Challenge By Caroline Ackley and Katja Holtz For…