Tag: Vaccines in View

#Proudtobeprotected: Selfie booths and framing the self for visibility

Rebecca_Irons , December 6th, 2021


RAHUL ADVANI In April and May 2021, the deadly second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in India, driven largely by the delta variant, saw the country’s collapsing healthcare…


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“Not the Chinese, I’m a Pfizer girl!” The covert politics of pharmaceutical branding in Covid struck Hungary

Rebecca_Irons , May 13th, 2021


ARIEL BINETH HUNGARY. The country has one of the highest death rates of COVID-19 globally.1 Hospitals are filled with ICU patients at some places outnumbering staff 5:1.2 Nurses…


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Vaccine envy and vaccine snobbery – why we look a gift horse in the mouth when it comes to the Covid-19 vaccine

Rebecca_Irons , May 6th, 2021


MARIA LARRAIN The vaccine rollout has been well-underway in the UK since Margaret Keenan was the first person in the world to receive the Pfizer Covid-19 jab in…


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Between Jab Lines and Pandemic Orientalism in Urban Sri Lanka

Rebecca_Irons , March 16th, 2021


VICHITRA GODAMUNNE & RAPTI SIRIWARDANE-DE ZOYSA  The global COVID-19 vaccination drive has been steeped in geopolitical rivalries, captured not in the least within mainstream Euro-America…


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Between Jab Lines and Pandemic Orientalism in Urban Sri Lanka

Rebecca_Irons , March 16th, 2021


VICHITRA GODAMUNNE & RAPTI SIRIWARDANE-DE ZOYSA  The global COVID-19 vaccination drive has been steeped in geopolitical rivalries, captured not in the least within mainstream Euro-American med…


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Vaccinating vaccines: Ethnography and the info-politics of public health

Rebecca_Irons , February 26th, 2021


DAN ARTUS What exactly can an ethnography of vaccination hope to achieve? And how could one be undertaken? Although any given individual is likely to have received multiple…


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Vaccinating vaccines: Ethnography and the info-politics of public health

Rebecca_Irons , February 26th, 2021


DAN ARTUS What exactly can an ethnography of vaccination hope to achieve? And how could one be undertaken? Although any given individual is likely to have received multiple…


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The (Anthropological) Vaccine Rush

Rebecca_Irons , February 22nd, 2021


BEN KASSTAN It would be an understatement to say I rushed to the Jerusalem Arena stadium to receive the COVID-19 vaccination last week. Rolling down my sleeve after…


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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – Vaccines in View: Social Science Perspectives on COVID-19 Vaccinations

Rebecca_Irons , February 22nd, 2021


Incorporating pandemic public health, social inequalities, geopolitics, conspiracies and beyond, COVID-19 vaccines find themselves at the centre of the most significant debates of our time. As anthro…


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