Reviewer needed: ‘Hearing and the Hospital: Sound, Listening, Knowledge and Experience’ by Tom Rice

We are pleased to offer for review ‘Hearing and the Hospital: Sound, Listening, Knowledge and Experience’ by Tom Rice (Sean Kingston Publishing, 2013). Expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities. An original ethnography of sound and listening in one of our major institutions, Hearing and the Hospital reveals the Read more…

‘Making and Unmaking Public Health in Africa: Ethnographic and Historical Perspectives’ reviewed by Dr Megan Wainwright

‘Making and Unmaking Public Health in Africa: Ethnographic and Historical Perspectives’ edited by Ruth J. Prince and Rebecca Marsland (Ohio University Press, 2013).  Making and Unmaking Public Health in Africa opens with a substantive chapter by Ruth Prince that lays bare the critical perspective with which the authors approach the topic Read more…

Ethnographies & Health early career workshop (CfA, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, 1-2 October 2015)

This new workshop for early career researchers, entitled ‘Ethnographies and Health’ will be held at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine in London, UK, on 1st and 2nd October, 2015. Abstracts of up to 400 words for papers that explore topic-based, methodological and theoretical questions of using ethnographic Read more…