Tag: Knowing

The Thinness of Care: The Promise of Medical Anthropology in MD/PhD Training by Joshua Franklin

Joshua Franklin , January 6th, 2021

In the mid-twentieth century, recognizing the growing need for innovations born of clinical experience, pathways for training MD-PhD physician-scientists emerged in the hopes that this hybrid trainin…


Reworking the Cognitive Bias – a Brainstorm by Matthew Wolf-Meyer

Matthew Wolf-Meyer , September 14th, 2020

Can we change the way that we think about thinking? Can we rework our thoughts about thought? If so, what would reworking thought open up, analytically and ethnographically?…


Encounters on the Shop Floor

Haidy Geismar , June 3rd, 2019

How can we harness the knowledge of the maker for the 21st century? The knowledge created through making, sometimes called ‘embodied’ or ‘tacit’, is fundamental to life and…

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21st century ‘barbarians’: Modernity, the breeding of fighting bulls and EU farming subsidies

Robin Irvine , January 9th, 2016

This is an extended version of an article orginally published in The Conversation.  I am grateful to the editors there for their support and for helping myself and…