Author Archives: Amy Dao

Call for papers for a Special Issue on ‘Performing Health Systems’

The call for a Special Issue on ‘Performing Health Systems’ is now live.  Briefly summarised: This special issue of Social Science and Medicine invites critical and creative dialogue between health systems researchers and anthropologists on the central motif that defines the field – the … Continue reading

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2020 Virchow Award Winners

Each year, the Critical Anthropology for Global Health (CAGH) special interest group of the Society for Medical Anthropology gives out the Rudolf Virchow Awards, which recognize papers that reflect, extend, or advance critical perspectives in medical anthropology in the general … Continue reading

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Call for Book Proposals! Global Change/Global Health

Call for Book Proposals! for the New Book Series Global Change/Global Health: Revealing Critical Interactions between Social and Environmental Processes The Global Change/Global Health book series seeks single-authored monographs exploring the interplay between the wellbeing of Earth’s people and the … Continue reading

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Call for Papers! Politics and Pandemics.

Special Issue:  Politics & Pandemics   Global Public Health invites the submission of articles for a special issue on the theme Politics & Pandemics    This special issue will examine the political dimensions of pandemics (primarily but not exclusively) in relation … Continue reading

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Dear CAGH members, The AAA/CASCA starts next week. Here are a few events to look out for: CAGH Business Meeting Friday, November 22, 12:15 PM – 1:45 PM, Location: Vancouver CC WEST, Room 101 & 102 Please feel free to send us … Continue reading

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Please take 1-2 minutes to fill out this SMA form on SIG Membership

The Society for Medical Anthropology (SMA) supports SIGs as an important part of strengthening communication and collaboration among scholars based on topical interests. As a Special Interest Group (SIG) of the Society for Medical Anthropology (SMA), we report our membership … Continue reading

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Virchow Competition is now open. Submissions due June 15 @ 12PM PST.

2019 Rudolf Virchow Awards—Critical Anthropology for Global Health Rudolf Virchow, a 19th century German physician and anthropologist, was a key founder of social medicine. His contributions centered on his recognition that multiple intersecting factors—social, political, and economic—produce disease and illness. He … Continue reading

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CAGH Newsletter

Dear CAGH Members – On the heels of our meeting in San Jose, we wanted to send several important updates regarding leadership, this year’s initiatives, and Virchow Award winners. Thanks to those who joined us in person at the meetings. … Continue reading

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Job Announcement at Central Washington University

The Department of Anthropology and Museum Studies in the College of the Sciences at Central Washington University invites applications for a tenure track, full-time position in medical anthropology, to begin September 16, 2019. We are seeking a sociocultural anthropologist with … Continue reading

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Job Announcement!

The Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health at the University of Arizona has three open positions in Women’s Health, Global Health and Indigenous Health. Please circulate widely! Details can be found at the following links: Associate/Full Professor – … Continue reading

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