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

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
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14.06.2021 - 17.06.2021 ONLINE EARLY CAREER WORKSHOP - What was Epidemiology? New Perspectives of an Undisciplines Field Online
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17.06.2021 - 18.06.2021 CONFERENCE - (Remote) work and Covid: mobility, safety, and health at the time of the pandemic Tallinn University
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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.