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.

AGEM-Tagungen

Datum Veranstaltung Ort
02.10.2020 - 04.10.2020 AGEM-ANNUAL CONFERENCE 33 - Radical Health. Doing Medicine, Health Care, and Anthropology of the Good Freie Universität Berlin
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Past AGEM events

Selected other conferences and events

Datum Veranstaltung Ort
07.11.2019 - 08.11.2019 SYMPOSIUM - Testing Women, Testing the Fetus 20th Anniversary Symposium University of Edinburgh
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08.11.2019 STUDY DAY - Medical Anthropology & Disability Ethnographic perspectives University of Perugia
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02.12.2019 - 05.12.2019 PANEL - What do they value? Anthropological perspectives on health-related professions Anu, Canberra
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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.