Tag: Knowledge hierarchy

“Care in Crisis: Ethnographic Perspectives on Humanitarianism” – Conference Report

Participants of the conference “Care in Crisis – Ethnographic Perspectives on Humanitarianism”, convened by Heike Drotbohm (JGU Mainz) and Hannah Brown (Durham University). Copyright: Franziska Reiffe…

Tibetan Formulas in Interdisciplinary and Multilingual Perspectives – Translating ‘Wind’ Disorders and Stress in Tibetan Medicine (Workshop Report)

Mona Schrempf A physician of Tibetan medicine compounding a formula for his patient | Nagchu, Tibet (TAR), 2003. Photo by Mona Schrempf This three-day workshop (May 8-10, 2015)…

Ethik und Ethnologie: Ethikkommissionen, ethnographisches Arbeiten und Epistemologie – nicht nur in der Medizinethnologie

Hansjörg Dilger   EthnologInnen in Deutschland haben es gut: Sie müssen keine Ethikgenehmigung für ihre Feldforschungen einwerben oder befürchten, dass ihre Forschung als „unethisch“ gilt, wenn s…

Ethnographic Practice within Public Health: Hierarchies of Evidence, the Political Economy of Practice and the Possibilities of Transdisciplinarity

Ruari-Santiago McBride   The call for greater consideration to be paid to “slow research” in the field of “global health” (Adams et al. 2014) highlights the need for…