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China: The Unpopular Winner of the Year in Pandemic Times. Resilience in China under COVID-19 (#WitnessingCorona)

Jenny Rosenberg , March 17th, 2021


Hide Press Release (2 Less Words) Mengyi Zhang Figure 1: Photo taken by the author’s parents (age 48 and 49) when they got their vaccines in a community…


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Pandemic, Democratic Death, and Antifragility in Contemporary Italy: A Personal Reflection (#WitnessingCorona)

Jenny Rosenberg , June 19th, 2020


Hide Press Release (2 Less Words) Annamaria Fantauzzi   This article aims to reflect on how dying and the perception of death in the COVID-19 pandemic have changed…


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Blocking the Pandemic: Regional Boundary Controls in Indonesia’s Far East (#WitnessingCorona)

Karoline Buchner , May 27th, 2020


Hide Press Release (2 Less Words) Jacob Nerenberg   Indonesia, whose population of 267 million inhabits a vast archipelago, has not been spared the challenge of the SARS-CoV-2…


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The Pre-Existing Vulnerabilities of Patients With Rare Disorders in Poland During a Global Pandemic (#WitnessingCorona)

Karoline Buchner , May 6th, 2020


Hide Press Release (2 Less Words) Małgorzata Rajtar   The global race to find a vaccine and effective treatments for COVID-19 has already shown its side effects. In…


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Singapore Nipped Things in the Bud – Germany Struggled With Delays (#WitnessingCorona)

Karoline Buchner , April 27th, 2020


Hide Press Release (10 Less Words) Kristina Großmann, Maribeth Erb, Nicole Weydmann, Novia Tirta Rahayu Tijaja As has been widely reported, a novel coronavirus appeared in Wuhan, China…


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Sich der Pandemie hingeben. Schreiben und Nervosität in Zeiten von Covid-19 (#WitnessingCorona)

Karoline Buchner , April 7th, 2020


Hide Press Release (2 Less Words) Janina Kehr   „Ich glaube, es gibt bei vielen ein ähnliches Verlangen, nicht anfangen zu müssen; ein ähnliches Begehren, sich von vornherein…


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Momentaufnahme: Überlastete Covid-19-Untersuchungsstellen und die Koordination von Verdachtsfällen in Berlin (#WitnessingCorona)

Max Schnepf , March 30th, 2020


Hide Press Release (2 Less Words) Rebecca Blome Zur Entlastung der Berliner Covid-19-Untersuchungsstellen hat die Charité eine App eingerichtet. CovApp bietet Menschen mit potenzieller Exposition zu C…


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‘Stay on your continent!’ Coronavirus and the alarm of European spread in South Africa

Karoline Buchner , March 22nd, 2020


Hide Press Release (2 Less Words) Brandaan Huigen When the first cases of infection started to appear in southern Germany, Jens Spahn, the Federal Minister of Health, was…


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Politically charged and morally provocative: A report from the German Anthropological Association’s (DGSKA) conference in Konstanz

Karoline Buchner , December 5th, 2019


Hide Press Release (2 Less Words) Piyush Pushkar I had the pleasure of attending the recent conference of the German Anthropological Association (DGSKA) in Konstanz, which invited panels…


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Ideological Closure, Austerity and National Health Service Reforms: How do UK healthcare bureaucrats close down the political space available for ethical debate of budgets, reforms and their consequences?

Karoline Buchner , November 25th, 2019


Hide Press Release (2 Less Words) Piyush Pushkar For my PhD research, I spent a year doing ethnographic fieldwork in Greater Manchester, with political activists campaigning against cuts…


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Recovery Adjourned: Curative Belonging between Cameroon and Germany

Karoline Buchner , October 16th, 2019


Hide Press Release (2 Less Words) Henriette Vogel The point of departure of my fieldwork and the cornerstone of my future Master’s thesis is an event of a…


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CfP „Radical Health: Doing Medicine, Health Care, and Anthropology of the Good“ (Berlin, 2-4 October 2020)

Redakteur , September 5th, 2019


Hide Press Release (14 Less Words) Helmar Kurz, Claudia Lang, Dominik Mattes, Caroline Meier zu Biesen, Nasima Selim, Ehler Voss In contemporary times of proliferating neoliberalization, augmenting so…


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New Publication “Transfigurations of Health and the Moral Economy of Medicine: Subjectivities, Materialities, Values”

Hansjörg Dilger , July 2nd, 2019


Hide Press Release (8 Less Words) Janina Kehr, Hansjörg Dilger, and Peter van Eeuwijk The health sector is one of the largest and most rapidly growing branches of…


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Transfiguring Psychoanalysis and Culture: Review of “Psychoanalysis from the Indian Terroir: Emerging Themes in Culture, Family, and Childhood” (Edited by Manasi Kumar, Anup Dhar, and Anurag Mishra; Foreword by Erica Burman)

Karoline Buchner , August 13th, 2018


Book cover Psychoanalysis from the Indian Terroir. Copyright: Rowman & Littlefield. Hide Press Release (2 Less Words) Nasima Selim “What happens when psychoanalysis – born in Western Europe,…


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Review of “The politics of vaccination. A global history” (Edited by Christine Holmberg, Stuart Blume and Paul Greenough)

Karoline Buchner , May 8th, 2018


Photo: Paul R. Greenough Eva Jansen “The politics of vaccination. A global history” is a multi-faceted study of the connections between vaccination, identity (constructions and politics), political s…


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Flüchtige Leben, gesundheitliche Versorgung: Medizin und Migration – ein Kongress-Bericht

Karoline Buchner , January 16th, 2018


Caroline Meier zu Biesen Über die Grenze. Eine wachsende Zahl Flüchtender erreicht Südtirol. Aufgrund aktueller Migrationsbewegungen intensiviert sich die Debatte um ihre medizinische Versorgung. Bild…


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Embodied Belonging: In/exclusion, Health Care, and Well-Being in a World in Motion – Workshop Report

Karoline Buchner , November 22nd, 2017


Hide Press Release (4 Less Words) Caroline Meier zu Biesen Report on the workshop “Embodied Belonging: In/exclusion, Health Care, and Well-Being in a World in Motion”, convened on…


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Die Ärzteschaft türkischer Herkunft und die „Entdeckung des türkischen Patienten“ – zur Ethnisierung der Gesundheitsversorgung in (West-)Deutschland

Karoline Buchner , June 26th, 2017


Hide Press Release (2 Less Words) Lisa Peppler Arztkoffer mit Utensilien, um 1980; Wörterbuch Deutsch-Türkisch, 1976. Objekte in Privatbesitz, Foto: Lisa Peppler. Im gesundheitswissenschaftlichen Disku…


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Cancer, Care and Hope – A Hospital Ethnography on Palliative Care in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Karoline Buchner , May 29th, 2017


Hide Press Release (2 Less Words) Andrea Buhl Photo 1: Ocean Road Cancer Institute Dar es Salaam, Source: ORCI. The emergence of hospices and palliative care in Africa…


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From Harry Potter to Jesus – A transfigurative conference report

Karoline Buchner , May 4th, 2017


Hide Press Release (4 Less Words) Laura Perler, Francesca Rickli Credit: Transcultural Studies, University of St. Gallen Conference report on the anniversary conference: ‘Transfigurationen: Medizin mac…


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Refusing Blood, Establishing Relational Biocitizenship: Collectivizing Moments among Jehovah’s Witnesses in Germany

Karoline Buchner , April 4th, 2017


Hide Press Release (2 Less Words) Małgorzata Rajtar Picture 1: Excerpt from a Jehovah’s Witness advance directive. © Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Pennsylvania. Photo: M….


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An Option with no Choice? The Role of Preventive Technologies in (Dis-)Locating a Malaria Epidemic

Karoline Buchner , January 27th, 2017


Hide Press Release (2 Less Words) René Umlauf This photo was taken 31st of August 2016. It shows the compound of Gulu’s District Health Administration, which was used…


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Locating Care within the Nascent Infrastructure: Renal Dialysis in Thailand

Karoline Buchner , January 26th, 2017


Hide Press Release (3 Less Words) Bo Kyeong Seo A new tertiary hospital building is under construction in Chiang Mai. / Photo: B.K. Seo When new epidemics hit…


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Arabian Medical Genetics: Of Rare Disorders and Decreasing Oil Rent

Karoline Buchner , January 25th, 2017


Hide Press Release (2 Less Words) Claire Beaudevin Diagram explaining the transmission of alleles between parents and children (Department of Inherited Blood Disorders (Ministry of Health) and Ministry…


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