Associate Professor Sharyn Graham Davies, together with Associate Professor Rhonda Shaw and Dr Elizabeth Kerekere, have been awarded a full Marsden grant for their project, Accessing Assisted Reproduction: Social Infertility and Family Formation.
The call for papers for the European Society for Oceanists 2018 Conference ‘Dealing with Inequality: Pacific perspectives, Pacific futures’ in Cambridge and London is now open. Paper proposals are due by 29 June 2018.
Formed in 2016, the Society of Medical Anthropology in Aotearoa (SOMAA) is a national collective for medical anthropologists working in or on Aotearoa (or interested in research/issues here). SOMAA will be launched at a one day symposium in Wellington on 15 February 2017, with Professor Marcia Inhorn from Yale as keynote. The call for papers is now open.
Intersectionality, semantics, race and the power of the narrative. This week's digest explores these issues moving from fact to fiction, local to international.
This week's digest flies in the face of progress, whether it be in regards to innovation, education, technology and the discussions that ‘need’ to be hand. Here I contend with how this can be empowering in one context and disillusioning in another.
Culture, authenticity, life, death and the misrepresented. This week's digest comes at these issues from multiple angles, showing the positives and negatives of being able to be perceived and understood in different ways.
Money, politics, culture, and Beyoncé. This week's digest deals with issues relating to the visual; how it personifies, exemplifies, obscures and shapes reality.