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A New Book: "Worlds of psychotic people."
ELS VAN DONGEN:"Worlds of psychotic people. Wanderers, 'bricoleurs' and strategists'. London/New York Routledge, 2004  2004/02/13

An Important Dissertation on Islam and Somali Women
Marja Tiilikainen defended succesfully her PhD: "Everyday Islam: The life of Somali women in Finland" a couple of weeks ago at the University of Helsinki. Her ethnography beautifully describes the experiences, agency and religiosity of Somali refugee women in Finland from the point of view of their everyday life and home in the diaspora. The ethnography itself is in Finnish, but you can read the English abstract here.  2003/10/31

IV NORDIC CONFERENCE IN MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, Oslo 2004
It is time for our 4th Network Workshop in Medical Anthropology. This time the workshop will be held in Norway, August 26-29, 2004. The location is Sole Hotel, ca 50 km from Oslo (price per day full board is NOK 995). Sole is located in the beautiful surroundings of the Krodern fjord and at the foot of the Norefjell mountain which is a well-known ski centre in Norway. Abstract deadline is January 10, 2004, and paper deadline is MAy 1, 2004. Abstracts and papers should be submitted to Ragnhild Beyrer (ragnhild.beyrer@samfunnsmed.uio.no). Heartily welcome to Norway!  2003/10/27

RELIGION (MEANING MAKING), CULTURE AND HEALTH
New study program for professionals and researchers in the healthcare fields and pastoral care contexts. The program deals with existential, cultural and gender-dimensions of psychosocial health and illness.  2003/03/06

AN INTERESTING PH.D. THESIS IN AARHUS
Why do pregnant women quit smoking? And why do they not?  2002/12/03

MÉDICAMENTS ET SOCIÉTÉ
A book by Sylvie Fainzang (in French)  2002/11/26

Spiritual Baptist Rituals and Cosmology in Caribbean
Maarit Laitinen will be defending her thesis "Marching To Zion -Crealisation in Spiritual Baptist rituals and cosmology" on the 9th of November in Helsinki.  2002/11/04

Medical Anthropology at Home 2003 - First announcement
MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY AT HOME 3° Medical anthropology, welfare state and political engagement PERUGIA (ITALY) 24-27 SEPTEMBER 2003 FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT The third meeting "Medical Anthropology at Home" will be held in Perugia on September 24-27 2003. The general title of the meeting is "Medical anthropology, welfare  2002/10/04

An oddnography of mad people's work with culture
Els van Dongen's new book "Walking stories. An oddnography of mad people's work with culture" has been published.  2002/10/04

A book on gender and social inequalities
Gender and Social Inequalities in Health- A Public Health Issue. Wamala SP & Lynch J. (Eds.). Studentlitteratur, 2002. 'This path-breaking book focuses on how gender is central to an understanding of inequalities in health. Women are more likely to be disadvantaged in terms of power,  2002/10/04


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