Medical Anthropology Research Group Seminar Series
Epiphany and Easter Terms 2012-13

Interdisciplinary Seminars in Medical Anthropology
Department of Anthropology, Dawson Building, Science Site, Durham, DH1 3LE

The MARG seminars take place fortnightly on Tuesdays from 1-2, in the Dawson Building Seminar Room (D104), ground floor, unless otherwise indicated. The Dawson Building seminar room (D104) is ‘41’ on this map. They are open to all; please bring your own sandwiches, although tea and coffee is normally available.  On the weeks when we don’t have seminars, we can have an informal brown bag lunch meeting in the Common Room, 1st floor Dawson Building.

We welcome proposals for discussion papers, presentations, etc.  If you would like to contribute, please contact Dr Andrew Russell or Dr Claudia Merli. Seminars will continue next academic year. If you would like to be included on the MARG mailing list to receive information on these and other announcements, please contact Vicki McGowan.

29 January (note date change), Dr Andrew Russell, “The mindful smoker: a prolegomenon for future work in tobacco control”

12 February, Paul Woodgate, Wellcome Trust, “Research funding opportunities in Ethics and Society with the Wellcome Trust”

26 February, [Joint seminar with the Evolutionary Anthropology Research Group], Dr David Lawson, University College London, “Parental investment, child health and the evolution of human family size”

12 March, Dr Viki Wood, Geography, “Nostalgia: the old mental health care facility”

30 April, Dr Angela Woods, Centre for Medical Humanities “The limits of narrative: provocations from the medical humanities”


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