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14. Mai 2021

Reading group on Practices of (Non) Engagement With Health Services (fwd)


An online reading group jointly organised by the CRASSH Health Medicine Agency Network and the Georgraphies of Health group at the University of Cambridge. This is going to take place on Friday 14th May at noon (British Summer Time).

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04. Mai 2021

M.A. Health and Society in South Asia (MAHASSA) program


*Medical Anthropology Forum*, organized by the M.A. Health and Society in South Asia (MAHASSA) program, of the Department of Anthropology (South Asia Institute)in Heidelberg, Germany.

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29. Apr - 10. Jun 2021

What was Epidemiology? New Perspectives of an Undisciplines Field


Individuelles Textfeld

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29. Apr - 10. Jun 2021

SEMINAR SERIES - Vaccines in View


Incorporating pandemic public health, social inequalities, geopolitics, conspiracies and beyond, COVID-19 vaccines find themselves at the centre of the most significant debates of our time.

Anthropologists and social scientists have particularly important voices that need to be heard on this matter and are placed in the unique position of watching noteworthy global events unfold before us. As such, UCL Medical Anthropology invites you to engage with unfolding debates on vaccines and the pandemic through the 'Vaccines in View Seminar Series'.

The online series will run on zoom every Thursday from 5-6pm BST (GMT+1) over the summer term, featuring a different distinguished invited guest each week to discuss vaccines and vaccinations. Together, the series seeks to develop an anthropological overview of the vaccine question and seek to better bring the myriad issues that we face more clearly into view.

29th April
Andrew Lakoff (University of Southern California)
A Regulatory State of Exception: Vaccines and the Politics of Expertise in the Covid Emergency

6th May
Frédéric Keck (National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) France)
Stockpiling Vaccines, Storing Viruses: the Cryopolitics of SARS-Cov2

13th May
Jens Seeberg (Aarhus University)
The Fight for the Magic Vial: Vaccine Politics, Needs and Infrastructures in Denmark

20th May
Shelley Lees (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)
Anthropological Insights into Vaccine Trial Participation: Lessons for Engaging Publics in Vaccine Deployment

27th May
Ted Fischer (Vanderbilt University)
Values, Vulnerabilities, and Vaccines: Cultural Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic

3rd June
Christos Lynteris (University of St Andrews)
Vaccination as Spectacle: Empire, Gender and Photography

10th June
Tamara Giles-Vernick (Institut Pasteur)
The Sonar-Global Network, Vulnerability and Vaccination in the COVID-19 pandemic

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29. Apr 2021

SOCIAL SCIENCE FORUM SEMINAR - Dr Josephine Mukabera on gender relations and health in post-genocide Rwanda


You are all warmly invited to the next BSMS Social Science Forum event on Thursday 29th April at 12pm (London, UTC +1). Please join through the recurring Zoom link: Everyone is welcome.

This is a seminar event, and we are honoured to welcome as our speaker Dr Josephine Mukabera, Director at the Centre for Gender Studies, University of Rwanda. You may wish to read some of Dr Mukabera's publications in advance and I have provided links below. Her bio is attached. Please also find attached a list of forthcoming seminars. Please do circulate through your networks.

Title: Women's Status, Gender Relations and Health in Post-Genocide Rwanda.

Speaker: Dr Josephine Mukabera, Director at the Centre for Gender Studies, University of Rwanda

Chair: Dr Richard Kalisa, 5S Foundation/University of Rwanda

Description: After the 1994 genocide against Tutsi in Rwanda, the Government introduced gender equality programs in its development priorities to reduce gender-based inequalities and poverty. However, some people remain biased against the concept of women in positions of power. Dr Josephine Mukabera will discuss changes related to women's status and gender relations at the local level of Rwanda, as well as gender issues in relation to realizing the right to healthcare for persons with disabilities, including neglected tropical diseases.


Mukabera, J and Umutoni, J (2020) Realizing the right to health of persons with disabilities in Africa: Empowering Health Professionals for Quality Care of Persons with Disability. A Case of Rwandan Public and Private Health Caregivers. US-China Law Review, Volume 17 (163) Free full text:

Mukabera, J (2017) Women's Status and Gender Relations in Post-Genocide Rwanda. Focus on the Local and Everyday Life Level. Theses No. 24. Free full text:

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