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Sixty may be the New Fifty but is Twenty Six the New Old?

alex.clegg , April 14th, 2022


Author: Sheba Mohammid In Trinidad and Tobago, we may not have Ponce De Leon’s fountain of youth, but we do have a pool. It’s technically an offshore sandbar,…


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An Anthropological Approach to mHealth: Health & Care in the Smartphone Age

alex.clegg , March 3rd, 2022


Author: Charlotte Hawkins As part of the ASSA project, we are currently working to publish a volume called: ‘An Anthropological Approach to mHealth: Health & Care in the…


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Infrastructures of inequality: Caring tweets, public health, and COVID-19 in Delhi by Emilija Zabiliūte

Emilija Zabiliūte , December 27th, 2021


One tweet asks for help finding a hospital bed in Delhi, India’s capital. Another asks where to find oxygen. These tweets joined a sea of similar pleas for…


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Training as a Solution

Chelsea Horton , April 13th, 2021


Participating in and delivering training sessions has helped me to address client problems and create future opportunities for my business. Now is an exciting time for anthropologists to…


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Training as a Solution

Chelsea Horton , April 13th, 2021


Participating in and delivering training sessions has helped me to address client problems and create future opportunities for my business. Now is an exciting time for anthropologists to…


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Training as a Solution

Chelsea Horton , April 13th, 2021


Participating in and delivering training sessions has helped me to address client problems and create future opportunities for my business. Now is an exciting time for anthropologists to…


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Empty Beds and Mounting Deaths: COVID-19 and U.S. Healthcare’s Systemic Failures by Miao Jenny Hua

Miao Jenny Hua , July 14th, 2020


It was afternoon in early April and I was only two-thirds of the way through my 12-hour shift. Between checking on how one patient was breathing and whether…


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COVID-19 and the extraordinary normality of the War on Drugs by Jennifer L. Syvertsen

Jennifer L. Syvertsen , June 27th, 2020


As if it were not challenging enough during the “normal emergencies” [1] of the United States-led War on Drugs, research and advocacy for sane drug policies becomes even…


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Health for all? Access to healthcare among precarious populations in Norway by Vilde Fastvold Thorbjørnsen

Vilde Fastvold Thorbjørnsen , June 8th, 2020


Promotional materials from the global campaign to achieve Universal Health Coverage by the year 2030. Copyright UHC2030 – reproduced here under ‘fair use’ for academic purposes. “Health for…


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Defining Wellbeing: Tensions in the World Bank’s approach to Universal Health Coverage by Marlee Tichenor

Marlee Tichenor , May 25th, 2020


Promotional materials from the global campaign to achieve Universal Health Coverage by the year 2030. Copyright UHC2030 – reproduced here under ‘fair use’ for academic purposes.  “Health for…


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A ‘grand projet’: Universal Health Coverage and social protection in Senegal by Anna Wood

Anna Wood , May 12th, 2020


Promotional materials from the global campaign to achieve Universal Health Coverage by the year 2030. Copyright UHC2030 – reproduced here under ‘fair use’ for academic purposes. “Health for…


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Health Insurance for the poor: insights from the Kenyan coast by Jacinta Victoria Muinde

Jacinta Victoria Muinde , May 11th, 2020


Promotional materials from the global campaign to achieve Universal Health Coverage by the year 2030. Copyright UHC2030 – reproduced here under ‘fair use’ for academic purposes. “Health for…


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Futures and the past in Ghana’s Universal Health Coverage infrastructure by David Bannister

David Bannister , April 28th, 2020


Promotional materials from the global campaign to achieve Universal Health Coverage by the year 2030. Copyright UHC2030 – reproduced here under ‘fair use’ for academic purposes. “Health for…


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Globalization in the Widening Gyre of COVID-19

Maximilian C. Forte , April 28th, 2020


Part 2 of 5 of the COVID-19 Series. The Routes of Panic It turns out that when people panic, they panic according to a template. Panic follows established…


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The hype and hope of data for healthcare in Africa by Tom Neumark

Tom Neumark , April 20th, 2020


Promotional materials from the global campaign to achieve Universal Health Coverage by the year 2030. Copyright UHC2030 – reproduced here under ‘fair use’ for academic purposes. …


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Utopian aspirations in a dystopian world: “Health for all” and the Universal Health Coverage agenda – an Introduction by Ruth J. Prince

Ruth J. Prince , April 20th, 2020


Promotional materials from the global campaign to achieve Universal Health Coverage by the year 2030. Copyright UHC2030 – reproduced here under ‘fair use’ for academic purposes.&nbs…


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Disasters and capitalism…and COVID-19. by Vincanne Adams

Vincanne Adams , March 27th, 2020


I recently participated in a radio talk show on the topic of disaster capitalism and the current COVID-19 pandemic. Is the COVID-19 pandemic a disaster? If it is, how…


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COVID-19 Potpourri

Kerim , March 14th, 2020


The WHO declared that COVID-19 is now officially a “pandemic.” It should be: "COVID-19 declared a pandemic by WHOM." — John Gemberling (@Gemberlicking) March 11, 2020 Whi…


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At Odds with the Impulse: Muslim Humanitarianism and its Exclusions in Northern Pakistan #MUHUM

Emma Varley , July 10th, 2019


Drawing on fieldwork undertaken between 2004 and 2013 in Gilgit Town, the multi-sectarian capital of the Gilgit-Baltistan region of northern Pakistan, this brief explores how, even while they…


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Dis/ability to do Fieldwork

thenewethnographer , October 4th, 2018


Rine Vieth is a PhD candidate at McGill University in Tio’tia:ke/Montréal, Canada. They are currently researching how UK asylum tribunals consider religion and conversion, with a focus on…


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A Digital Bermuda Triangle: The Perils of Doing Ethnography on Darknet Drug Markets

Crystal Abidin , January 23rd, 2018


anthro{dendum} welcomes guest blogger Alexia Maddox, contributing the first post in the Private Messages from the Field series edited by Crystal Abidin and Gabriele de Seta. * A…


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#Humanitarianism tomorrow? Humanitarian actions in former Yugoslavia

Čarna Brković , September 28th, 2017


“We did it! Montenegro passed the great exam of humanness. In less than 48 hours it collected over 200,000EUR to help three-year-old Selena Mandic, who has neuroblastoma, a…


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#Ageing and #technology: Whose concerns?

Tanja Ahlin , December 24th, 2016


I take issue with innovation. To be sure, I admire the creative and practical potential of it, which is what most innovation is about. But it makes me…


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#Ageing and #technology: Whose concerns?

Tanja Ahlin , December 24th, 2016


I take issue with innovation. To be sure, I admire the creative and practical potential of it, which is what most innovation is about. But it makes me…