Tag: zambia

“The Truth Is Not Known”: COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy as a Failure of Biomedicine’s Moral Legitimacy in Zambia by Justin Haruyama

Justin Haruyama , August 20th, 2021


Over the course of the last several months, a series of chilling videos have been shared across Zambian social media, purporting to link COVID-19 vaccines with a global…


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Achieving Universal Health Coverage in Zambia: state accountability and universality in a new community health worker programme by James Wintrup

James Wintrup , April 22nd, 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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Language Lessons

Chelsea Horton , September 19th, 2019


A documentary film shows the challenges faced by Soli children as they learn in a language that is not their own. But does the future have to be…


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The ‚Afterlives‘ of Development Interventions: ‚Failure‘ as an Opportunity

Yonatan N. Gez, Andrea Steinke , September 18th, 2019


Ambitious and well planned development projects fail for various reasons. The afterlife of such “interventions” receives little attention. But local communities try to make sense of the remains…


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Harri Englund on his new book, Gogo Breeze

| , July 23rd, 2018


Interview by Ilana Gershon http://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/G/bo27256361.html Ilana Gershon: While this book ostensibly focuses on one radio presenter, because Gogo Breeze interacts w…


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Naomi Haynes on her new book, Moving by the Spirit

| , May 21st, 2018


https://www.ucpress.edu/book.php?isbn=9780520294257 Interview by Jon Bialecki Jon Bialecki: The center of your ethnography is about the Prosperity Gospel’s economy of faith and social ambition in the…


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#Review: Moving by the Spirit

Vanessa Watters , May 15th, 2018


In Moving by the Spirit: Pentecostal Social Life on the Zambian Copperbelt, Naomi Haynes provides a compelling ethnographic study of the centrality of Pentecostal Christianity in contemporary Zambia….


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Zambia’s political crisis is not just about democracy

Vito Laterza , June 16th, 2017


Check out my latest piece on the ongoing Zambian political crisis, published today in Al Jazeera English. Here are some extracts: “[Zambia] is the world’s seventh largest copper…


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Antropologie in de praktijk: aan het werk

standplaatswereld , December 19th, 2016


Foto door Mariska van Zanten Door Mariska van Zanten Naar aanleiding de blog van Freek Colombijn, reflecteer ik, als “pas” afgestudeerde antropoloog in deze blog op de eerste baan…


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Dark days ahead for Zambian democracy

Vito Laterza , September 6th, 2016


In a controversial decision that left many shocked and confused, yesterday the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) judges ruled 3 to 2 that the opposition petition should be dismissed without…


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Zambia’s Peaceful Reputation Undermined by Political Violence

Human Economy Blog , August 30th, 2016


Campaign truck for President Lungu and the ruling party, PF. Credit: Patience Mususa Part 1 of 2 – The unusual silence on a minibus in Lusaka By Patience…


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Zambia’s Peaceful Reputation Undermined by Political Violence

Human Economy Blog , August 30th, 2016


Campaign truck for President Lungu and the ruling party, PF. Credit: Patience Mususa Part 1 of 2 – The unusual silence on a minibus in Lusaka By Patience…


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Zambia’s Peaceful Reputation Undermined by Political Violence

Unknown , August 30th, 2016


Campaign truck for President Lungu and the ruling party, PF. Credit: Patience Mususa Part 1 of 2 – The unusual silence on a minibus in Lusaka By Patience…


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Zambia’s Peaceful Reputation Undermined by Political Violence

Human Economy Blog , August 30th, 2016


Campaign truck for President Lungu and the ruling party, PF. Credit: Patience Mususa Part 1 of 2 – The unusual silence on a minibus in Lusaka By Patience…


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