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Henglien Lisa Chen and David Orr

described as a ‘spiritual healing centre for mental disorder’ in West Java, showing a squatting, naked man rubbing furiously at his head, shackled feet chained in the corner of a room, and a prostrate man whose back is being rubbed raw in the course of

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The “Mangle” of Human Practice

Museu do Amanhã’s Artistic Staging as a Socioscientific Narrative on Climate Change

Rodanthi Tzanelli

technoscientific hegemony we find in organizations. One may even argue that the exhibit is used as a form of decolonial allegory, because it turns its back on the Western scientific narrative, even though it employs in its staging (“we are healed by ancient magic

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Sharon A. Kowalsky

toward healing and reconciliation. Schwartz and Takševa conclude that transnational comparisons of wartime rape raise awareness of the treatment of survivors and the need to integrate their narratives into official discourse and memory. As always, this

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Being There

Early Career Medical Anthropologists’ Perspectives on Contemporary Challenges in the Field

Francesca Cancelliere and Ursula Probst

us illustrated that the core questions behind these decade-long debates – how we can or should engage with our field and its actors, and how knowledge around health, illness and healing is produced in these encounters – remain. As early career

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: Berghahn ). Hicks , D. ( 2020 ), Oral Literature, Gender, and Precedence in East Timor: Metaphysics in Narrative ( Copenhagen : NIAS Press ). Hinojosa , S. Z. ( 2020 ), Maya Bonesetters: Manual Healers in a Changing Guatemala ( Austin

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Exposed Intimacies

Clinicians on the Frontlines of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Ellen Block

show my face, whereas now I'm covered in a face mask, I have a gown from head to toe; I have to wear gloves all the time. I can't even touch them, which doesn't give you the same kind of healing presence. Quinn, the ER doctor from Rhode Island, also

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Jackie Feldman

blessing, healing, fundamental transformation, forgiveness, otherworldly merit, transcendental truth—often demand a suspension of disbelief—a bracketing of one's critical faculties, a relinquishing of one's own autonomy—in order to become subject to other

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Brigette Krieg

of loss of culture and identity and saw this as an important factor in healing (Thura 2000). Literature identifies the devastating effects of cultural loss on Indigenous youth and there is consensus among these young people that they are “suffering

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The Elsewhere beyond Religious Concerns

Annalisa Butticci and Amira Mittermaier

and community power, new visions of social and political possibilities, new ways of healing, and new social and spiritual connections are some of the aftermaths of the Elsewhere that can affect the inner and social worlds of people. As the articles

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Jonathan G. Katz

colonial campaign in Morocco and elsewhere to substitute European biomedical practice for traditional medicine. Despite these efforts, many Moroccan women continue to rely today on traditional birth and healing practices. Légey's role as a pioneering woman