Welcome to the Association for Anthropology and Medicine (AGEM)

The AGEM is a non-profit association founded in 1970 with the aim of promoting cooperation between medicine, the related natural sciences and the historical, cultural and social sciences. The AGEM concentrates on three tasks: the publication of the journal Curare, the organization of scientific conferences and the collection and provision of literature and information.


Keine Veranstaltungen

Past AGEM events

Selected other conferences and events

Datum Veranstaltung Ort
19.09.2019 - 20.09.2019 WORKSHOP - Arts of Caring, Arts of Knowing. A workshop on Dementia and Knowledge Practices
12.10.2019 - 13.10.2019 SYMPOSIUM - Homo Foetalis et Sapiens. Aspekte einer Zweiten Aufklärung Hotel Molkenkur, Heidelberg
07.11.2019 - 08.11.2019 SYMPOSIUM - Testing Women, Testing the Fetus 20th Anniversary Symposium University of Edinburgh

Curare. Journal of Medical Anthropology

The AGEM has been publishing the journal Curare since 1978. It is bilingual (German & English) and the articles are peer-reviewed. Until 2007 it had the subtitle Journal of Medical Anthropology and Transcultural Psychiatry, since 2008 the subtitle of Curare has been Journal of Medical Anthropology. There are currently 4 issues per year.