Vital Experiments (Kyoto University)

This workshop is part of a collaborative research project on the pharmaceutical entanglements of life and its anthropological exploration. Participants will provide their own accounts on this broad topic from herbal medicines in Ghana and India to polypharmacy in Taiwan, and more. We hope to discuss how drugs, pills, herbs and vaccines are instrumental in the shaping of what has come to be called ‘experimental societies’ and how these changes situate many around the world in an extended space between bench and bedside.

VITAL EXPERIMENTS: Living (and Dying) with Pharmaceuticals after the Human

Time: February 24-25, 2018
Place: Kyoto University, Inamori Hall, Medium Conference Room
Organiser: Mohácsi Gergely, Hamada Akinori, Nishi Makoto

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Thinking about an Anthropology of Care (Minpaku)

As part of a collaborative project at Minpaku on care in anthropology with a focus on Southeast Asia, Japan and Europe, I will talk, once more, about how experiment and care fold into each other in clinical trials across Hungary and Japan. I have written and presented about this both in Japanese and in English, but most listeners are very skeptic to these ideas. I’m sure I’ll have a hard time, again.

Thinking about an Anthropology of Care: A Discussion with F. Aulino and J. Danely (Minpaku)

Time: Saturday/Sunday, Dec 9-10, 2017
Place: National Museum of Ethnology, Seminar Room
Organiser: Akiko Mori (Minpaku)
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  1. Akiko Mori (National Museum of Ethnology): “Introduction: Why does an anthropology of care arouse our interest?”
  2. Jason Danely (Oxford Brookes University): “Care as emotions and ethics: toward a cross-cultural comparative and approach”
  3. Erika Takahashi (Chiba University): “The logic of optimized care”
  4. Felicity Aulino (University of Massachusetts Amherst): “Toward a critical phenomenology of care”
  5. Gergely Mohacsi (Osaka University): “Experiments with care: between bench and bedside”

第51回日本文化人類学会研究大会(神戸大学)

この前、トロント大学で英語で発表した内容を少しブラッシュアップし、人新世のテーマにより近づけて、人類学大会で発表することになります。3年ぶりの大会発表です。新しい研究調査について初めて日本語で議論できることを楽しみにしています。

「人新世(anthropocene)」を問う——日本の人類学からの応 答可能性の探求 (分科会)

◼︎ 日時:2017年5月27日(土)9:30-11:55
◼︎ 場所 :神戸大学大学院国際文化学研究科、C会場(B201)
◼︎ 代表者 :鈴木和歌奈 (京都大学)
◼︎ コメンテーター :田辺明生(東京大学)
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  1.  森田敦郎「「惑星的なもの」の台頭―「環境-科学-開発」連関としての「人新世」とそのインフラストラクチャー」
  2. 鈴木和歌奈「細胞が作り出す「ニッチ」―再生医療プロジェクトの事例から」
  3. モハーチ・ゲルゲイ「廃墟を耕す―生薬栽培における人間と植物の共生をめぐって」
  4. 大村敬一「多重地球の生態学に向けて―イヌイトの未来からアンソロポシーンを問う」
  5. フィッシュ・マイケル「Remediating Ecology in the Age of the Anthropocene」