Author: Sienna Craig

Asian Medicines, COVID-19 and the Politics of Science: An Unpublished Letter to the Editor of Nature by Sienna Craig

Sienna Craig , August 14th, 2020

We are sharing below a ‘Letter to the Editor’ submitted to Nature. On May 6, 2020, an article titled “China is promoting coronavirus treatments based on unproven traditional…


Senses of Connection

Sienna Craig , June 26th, 2015

I tell you this to break your heart, by which I mean only that it break open and never close again to the rest of the world —Mary…

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“Slow” Medicine in Fast Times

Sienna Craig , June 23rd, 2015

Only those who regard healing as the ultimate goal of their efforts can, therefore, be designated as physicians. —Rudolf Virchow When Gyatso called to give me the list…

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Thinking in an Emergency Or, Free Tents as a Cautionary Tale

Sienna Craig , June 19th, 2015

The seduction against thinking in an emergency comes, as we have seen, from two sources: first, from a false opposition between thinking and acting; second, from a plausible…

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Reckonings: Participant-Observation from a Distance

Sienna Craig , June 16th, 2015

Savage Minds welcomes guest blogger Sienna Craig. I am going to use this space as a Savage Minds guest to sort through some of the images, questions, and…

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