Wednesday 9 February 2022, Anthony Back, Anne Rios, Jonathan Koffman, Marike de Meij and Evelien van Manten-Horst will discuss the future of the bad news conversation during the program ‘I’m afraid it’s rather bad news’ in De Balie in Amsterdam. What do patients and their families need from their doctors? Are medical professionals properly equipped to deal with this difficult task? The programme is made in collaboration with Dr. Liesbeth van Vliet and Dr. Annemarie Samuels.
Tuesday 16 November 2021 Annemarie Samuels lectures on End of Life Care in the Research Seminar ‘Silence and Care at the End of Life: Multivocality at the Edges of Narrative Possibility’ at the Queen’s University Belfast. Focussing on the ways in which individuals practice end-of-life care, Annemarie Samuels explores how multiple modes of articulation and non-articulation of death and dying affect caregiving interactions within a particular socio-historical situation. This lecture will be held online and participation is free after registration.
Enduring Cancer: Life, Death and Diagnosis in Delhi is an ethnography of cancer in India. It presents the efforts of the urban poor in Delhi to carve out a livable life with cancer, as they negotiate an over-extended health system struggling to respond to the disease. On 7 December 2021 Dwaipayan Banerjee will talk about his …
The 11th edition of the European Association for Southeast Asian Studies conference will take place at the Palacký University in Olomouc, Czech Republic from 7 until 10 September 2021. Globalizing Palliative Care researchers Annemarie Samuels and Hanum Atikasari will talk about End-of-Life Care in Indonesia and will outline their research plans and reflect on how their questions speak to the analysis of silence, narrative and moral personhood at the end of life.
In understanding diversity from an intersectional approach, disability is one angle that is increasingly recognized and deserves our attention. In this seminar, we will discuss and challenge the rhetoric of naturalness, and ask how boundaries between normal and abnormal, abled and disabled are being defined and contested.
Dr. Saiba Varma (University of California, San Diego) will introduce her new book The Occupied Clinic: Militarism and Care in Kashmir (Duke University Press 2020) on Monday 7 June. This event is co-organized by the Leiden Institute of Area Studies, and the Asia Research Cluster and ERC Globalizing Palliative Care project at the Leiden University Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology.
Dr. Merav Shohet (Boston University) will discuss her new book: Silence and Sacrifice: Family Stories of Care and the Limits of Love in Vietnam (University of California Press, April 2021) during the next online Book Talk on Friday 21 May 2021. This engaging ethnographic monograph makes a powerful contribution to psychological, medical and linguistic anthropology and Vietnam studies.
On the 25th of March Dr. Annemarie Samuels and Dr. Natashe Lemos Dekker will be the speakers of the next webinar of the three-monthly webinar in palliative and end-of-life care of the VUB-UGent End-of-Life Care Research Group and the Public Health at the End of Life Research Group of the Amsterdam UMC. The topic of their talk is Ethnographic approaches to studying end-of-life care: qualitative methods for tracing care trajectories.
On Monday 9 November 3.30PM, Natashe Lemos Dekker will give a talk in the Leiden University Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology Research Seminar series, titled: “Anticipating an Unwanted Future: Euthanasia and Dementia in the Netherlands.” To attend, please register by sending an email to email@example.com . Abstract This paper presents an ethnographic exploration of the …