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Assunta Hunter

Assunta Hunter on fieldwork in Thailand and working as a practitioner of herbal medicine

In this episode of AnthroTalking, we talk to Assunta Hunter, PhD in medical anthropology, and long-time herbal medicine practitioner and teacher of herbal medicine. She talks about her fieldwork and describes a new breed of practitioners in Thailand who move freely between ‘traditional’ and ‘modern’ knowledge.

Farrah Jarral

From savage to self – on the story of anthropology

A series of programmes on the history of anthropology is currently being broadcast on BBC Radio 4. Each weekday for the next fortnight, a new episode will be aired and available online.

Refugee Studies Centre workshop

Video available from RSC Workshop: Refuge from Syria

On December 9, the Refugee Studies Centre at the University of Oxford organised the one-day workshop “Refuge from Syria”. Professor Annika Rabo was there to present her research on formal and informal education in Syria, 1980-2010.

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