Fellow Talk

Fellow Talk | Jessica Lamont

Grounded in social history, the talk explores the emergence of medical pluralism—the interwoven professional and cultural systems or “marketplaces” that evolved to manage health and disease—in Greek communities across the ancient Mediterranean. Read more

Fellow Talk | Maria Choleva

Is technology a dis-embodied entity estranged from the socio-historical human experience, as the Western modern view of production would assert? Are techniques and tools adopted and transferred as neutral technical information or as socially and culturally significant practices? How is the body-material-tool relationship shaped by culture, materializing human behavior, social relations, and worldviews? Read more