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Announcement: Participation in the Workshop “Social Anthropology of ‘Well-Being’ – Precarious Life: War, Flight, and Migration” organized by the working group Medical Anthropology

News from Apr 25, 2017

On May 5 and 6, the working group Medical Anthropology will host the workshop titled “Social Anthropology of ‘Well-Being’ – Precarious Life: War, Flight, and Migration” at the Department of Ethnology at University of Münster.

Subproject A02 will contribute a presentation with the title “Affective Efforts of Migration – Vietnamese Boatpeople in Berlin and Coping Strategies for Navigating Past and Present Crises”. Research Assistant Edda Heyken will introduce the anthropological-psychiatric project by presenting empirical data: The impact of war- and/or flight-related affective memories on coping strategies applied in present crises is analyzed by considering selected narratives. Additionally, the meaning of these experiences is addressed in culturally sensitive group therapy.

 

For further information, see http://www.medicalanthropology.de/ please.

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