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.


Past AGEM events

Selected other conferences and events

Datum Veranstaltung Ort
19.04.2021 - 19.07.2021 LECTURE SERIES - Health and Wellbeing University of Leipzig
14.06.2021 - 17.06.2021 ONLINE EARLY CAREER WORKSHOP - What was Epidemiology? New Perspectives of an Undisciplines Field Online
17.06.2021 - 18.06.2021 CONFERENCE - (Remote) work and Covid: mobility, safety, and health at the time of the pandemic Tallinn University

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.