Tag: Senegal

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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Katie Kilroy-Marac’s An Impossible Inheritance: Postcolonial Psychiatry and the Work of Memory in a West African Clinic by Nana Osei Quarshie

Nana Osei Quarshie , April 12th, 2020


An Impossible Inheritance: Postcolonial Psychiatry and the Work of Memory in a West African Clinic Katie Kilroy-Marac University of California Press, 2019. 288 pages. Katie Kilroy-Marac …


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What the Camera Does – #RoR2018

Dick , July 18th, 2018


Two men mount the security grates over what will be the windows of my house. Title: La sécuriser. Photo Credit: Dick Powis. 2018 This series – #ROR2018 –…


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Senegalese Football’s Impossible Dream

Alexandra Frankel , July 10th, 2018


After a sixteen-year absence, Senegal’s football team returned to the World Cup, but their sporting success belies the risks and uncertainties of an unequal global sports industry. A…


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That’s Enough about Tim Ingold!: A Millennial’s Response

Dick Powis , June 29th, 2018


[This post is adapted and updated from a paper presented at the University of Colorado, Boulder graduate student conference, “The Ethnographic Turn” in 2016. I am indebted to…


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In the Heart of the City: The Case of Long-Term Refugees in Dakar, Senegal, by Agathe Menetrier (2017)

IC_UGC , March 23rd, 2017


Worldwide, the majority of refugees now lives in urban areas. Refugee camps have long since become the hallmark of prolonged refugee crises, so that researchers and aid organisations…


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Some thoughts on film in ethnography

standplaatswereld , December 23rd, 2016


Still from ‘Inside the Mind of Favela Funk’ By Ina Keuper         On 7 December the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology organized its second Ethnographic…


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Die Stadt als FluchtortLangzeitgeflüchtete in Dakar, Senegal

Agathe Menetrier , December 12th, 2016


Mehr als die Hälfte aller Geflüchteten weltweit lebt heutzutage in Städten. In einer Zeit, in der das Flüchtlingslager zum Synonym von langwierigen Flüchtlingssituationen geworden ist, richten Forsche…


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The reception and consumption of telenovelas in Senegal

John Postill , May 18th, 2016


This is a fourth set of notes under the broad theme of media and change in preparation for the volume Postill, J., E. Ardevol and S. Tenhunen (eds.)…


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Podcast: DNA Ancestry Testing and the Legacies of the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Sarah Abel , May 2nd, 2014


To listen again to my discussion with Bernice Bennett about my current study on the social impact of DNA ancestry testing in the Americas, as well as related research into the…


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