Medical anthropology in Indonesia: a lively discussion on impact and society

How can anthropological insights most effectively contribute to addressing societal questions on health and care? On Friday the 15th of December, the Leiden University Medical Anthropology Network and the ERC-funded Globalizing Palliative Care project hosted a roundtable discussion about the impact of medical anthropology research in Indonesia.

Dr. Irwan Martua Hidayana of the University of Indonesia, Dr. Lex Kuiper of the University of Amsterdam, and Hanum Atikasari MPhil of Leiden University were the speakers of the roundtable moderated by Bart Barendregt. They were joined by a truly interdisciplinary audience from Leiden and Amsterdam, representing not only anthropology, but also law, humanities and medical disciplines.

Read the full article on the LUMAN website.