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Third Nordic Workshop in Medical Anthropology

The Third Nordic workshop in medical anthropology will be arranged in March 21-23, 2002 in North Karelia in Finland; at the University of Joensuu research center, Mekrijärvi which is located in Ilomantsi county, in eastern Finland.


Themes

~ intersubjectivity and the body
~ sickness and symbols
~ spirituality, religious experiences and healing
~ the social and political positions



News

THESIS ON UNCERTAINTY
"Good Lives, Hidden Miseries. An Ethnography of Uncertainty in a Finnish Village"  2007/06/12

NEW JOURNAL: "Health, sickness and culture"
A new journal of health, sickness and culture has finally been published and is now available for subscription. It is the result of an initiative by researchers from the Institute of Anthropology in Aarhus and Copenhagen as well as from the Faculty of Health Sciences  2005/01/28

PhD Course in Medical Anthropology in Tarragona, Spain
The Department of Anthropology and Philosophy at Universitat Rovira i Virgili in Tarragona, Spain will be offering a two-year PhD course in Medical Anthropology, 2005-2007.  2004/12/17

2nd ANNOUNCEMENT, The 4th Biennal Conference of the European Network of Medical Anthropology at Home
The fourth Medical Anthropology at Home (MAAH) meeting will take place on the island of Seili on the south west coast of Finland on March 16-18, 2006. It is promoted by the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Helsinki, Finland and the Doctoral School for Public Health Research who also act as the organisers. Other institutions who have been active promoters are Fondazione Angelo Celli per una cultura della salute (Perugia, Italy), Universita Rovira i Virgili, Departamento d’antropologia social y filosofia (Tarragona, Spain), Universiteit van Amsterdam, Medical Anthropology Unit (Amsterdam, the Netherlands).  2004/12/17

The Fourth Biennal Conference of the European Network of Medical Anthropology at Home, 16.-18.3.2006
THE FOURTH BIENNIAL CONFERENCE OF THE EUROPEAN NETWORK OF MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY AT HOME Coming Home: From biomedicine to everyday health issues SEILI, FINLAND 16-18 March, 2006 The fourth Medical Anthropology at Home (MAAH) meeting will take place on the island of Seili on the south west coast of Finland on March 16-18, 2006. It is promoted by the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Helsinki, Finland and the Doctoral School for Public Health Research who also act as the organisers.  2004/10/28

Arki satuttaa. Kärsimyksiä suomalaisessa nykypäivässä
Halu selittää ja poistaa kärsimys ja paha on riivannut ihmistä aina ja kaikkialla. Kokonaisia tieteenaloja ja yhteiskunnallisia liikkeitä on niin ikään motivoinut perustava halu selittää ja lievittää niitä moninaisia kärsimyksiä, joita elämä luonnon ja yhteiskunnan liitoksessa tuottaa.  2004/10/11

Projektin kirja ilmestyy lokakuussa Vastapainolta
ARKI SATUTTAA - Kärsimyksiä suomalaisessa nykypäivässä. Voiko kärsimystä uskottavasti tutkia nykyaikaisen yhteiskuntaelämän piirissä? Vai onko kärsimys teologinen ja metafyysinen kysymys, jonka ajankohtaisuus on kauan sitten kadonnut?  2004/06/24

New Research Project
Changes in the population, changes in distress - challenges for Finnish health care Person in charge: Docent, academy senior fellow Marja-Liisa Honkasalo  2004/03/09

Research Results
Expressions of Suffering Research Results, Year 2003. Expressions of Suffering -ohjelman tutkimustulokset vuonna 2003.  2004/02/24

Course in Ethnography 23.-27.2.2004
Doctoral School of Public Health and Deparment of Sociology organise a course in etnography 23.-27.2004 in Helsinki. Terveyden ja sairauden etnografinen tutkimus - kenttä, "koti" ja etnografia oman kulttuurin piirissä 23.-27.2.2004  2004/02/23


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2004/03/22 RE:The concept of suffering

2004/02/29 RE:The concept of suffering

2004/02/29 The concept of suffering


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