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A Colloquium on the Origin of Human Rights with Talal Asad
Talal Asad, distinguished professor of anthropology at the CUNY Graduate Center, will participate in a colloquium on the origins of human rights. If you will attend, please read through the three papers linked to in this event entry prior to the colloquium.
Bioprospecting and the Remaking of Chinese Herbs as Pharmaceuticals: The Making of an Ethnobotanical Drug Company
Talk by Andy Pham
Bio-Ancestry and Social Construction of Racial Identity in the Contemporary United States
Arrested Accusations: Reporting Abortions in Peru, 1890s-1940s
Talk by Raul Necochea, Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Public Health, University of Toronto
Anthro Colloquium: Mental Health Encounters in South India - Jocelyn Chua
Anthropology Colloquium: "The Register of 'Complaint': Moral Arbitration and the Language of Grievance in the South Indian Mental Health Encounter" - Jocelyn Chua
Challenging Conventional Wisdom of the Rice Diet - Talk
Walter Kempner and the Rice Diet: Challenging Conventional Wisdom
CCGS Seminar: Conley on trade secrecy & informed consent in biobanks
Carolina Center for Genome Sciences noon talk: John Conley: "A Trade Secret Theory of Informed Consent for Genetic Biobanks"
Cutting Up the Cow; Coping with Genomic Information in Medicine
The advent of robust technologies which can analyze an individual’s entire genome present significant opportunities for understanding disease and improving patient care. However, the sheer quantity of information derived, as well as the nature of some of that information present tremendous challenges to its incorporation into patient care. Dr. Evans will discuss these challenges and some possible ways forward as we strive to realize the promise of genomic medicine.
Located in 2010
Latin Am Political Imaginaries: Harcourt on Gender & Development
"Gender & Development: A Critical Dialogue" with Wendy Harcourt
Located in 2011
Gods and Monsters: Toward a Cultural History of Addiction
Presented by Joseph Gabriel, PhD. Dept of Medical Humanities & Social Sciences, Florida State.
Located in 2011