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HHGR with Dr. Ana Vinea
April 13, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Health Humanities Grand Rounds Presents Ana Vinea
April 13, 2022 at 4:00pm
“Psychiatry, Law, and Revolution: A View from Egypt”
Register at go.unc.edu/Vinea
Ana Vinea is an assistant professor in the Department of Asian Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After she received a Ph.D. in anthropology from the City University of New York, she was a postdoctoral fellow in the Society of Fellows, University of Michigan. She is an anthropologist of the Middle East working at the intersection of medical anthropology and the anthropology of religion with interests in science, health, psychiatry, Islam, and popular culture in contemporary Egypt. Her book manuscript in progress, “Healing Dilemmas: Islam, Psychiatry, and Affliction in Contemporary Egypt,” examines transformations and contestations of Islamic healing practices through their intersections with psychiatry and modern science.