SOMAA, the Society of Medical Anthropology in Aotearoa, is now calling for submissions for its 2019 hui. SOMAA2019 will be held on 28 November in Whāingaroa (Raglan), Waikato, New Zealand.
A number of graduate students gave high quality presentations at the 2018 ASAA/NZ ‘Improvising Lives’ conference held in Wellington earlier this month. ASAA/NZ is pleased to announce the 2018 winners of the Dr Cyril Timo Schäfer Memorial Graduate Student Conference Presentation Awards.
Applications are invited for a PhD scholarship on the topic ‘Accessing Assisted Reproduction: Social Infertility and Family Formation.’ Applications are due 1 February 2019.
In this instalment of ‘10 questions with’ we chat with Dr Tanisha Jowsey about her recently released documentary, Prepared to Care (2018).
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.
In this instalment of ‘10 questions with’ we chat with Dr Susan Wardell about her recently published book, Living in the Tension: Care, Selfhood, and Wellbeing Among Faith-based Youth Workers (2018, Carolina Academic Press).
The Society of Medical Anthropology in Aotearoa (SOMAA) Symposium will be held in the Wood Seminar Room (OK 406) at Victoria University of Wellington’s Kelburn Campus on 5 December 2018.
In this installment of '10 questions with ...' we chat with Associate Professor Susanna Trunk about recently released book, One Blue Child: Asthma, Responsibility, and the Politics of Global Health (2017).
A/Prof Jacqui Leckie has been named 2018 Stout Research Centre JD Stout Fellow.
Pamela Stewart and Andrew Strathern are calling for book proposals for their new Routledge series, Anthropology and Cultural History in Asia and the Indo-Pacific.
Housing Children: South Auckland The Housing Pathways Longitudinal Study is an important new study about housing and wellbeing in New Zealand by anthropologists Kathryn Scott, Julie Park, and Patricia Laing.
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.
This post continues our series on public anthropology in Aotearoa New Zealand. This week we profile Dr Catherine Trundle from Victoria University of Wellington.
The Health Research Council is offering two new Pacific Project grants valued at up to $600,000 each for 2017.
On Wednesday 9 March 2016 Dr Barbara Andersen gave an ethnographically rich seminar titled "Gender, Infrastructure, and Health Care in Papua New Guinea" at Victoria University of Wellington. Harriet Lane-Tobin took the opportunity to interview Barbara, the newest permanent staff member in Social Anthropology at Massey University (Albany), about her research.