The Anthropology Research Group at Oxford on Eastern Medicines and Religions (ArgO-EMR) (External organisation)

Siddique, S. (Participant)

Activity: MembershipMembership of research network


University of Oxford and University of Aberdeen annual collaborative workshop in Oxford. Investigates the ways medical and religious knowledge and practice are embedded within their ecologies and histories.

Professor Elizabeth Hsu hosting the 1st annual holistic care and medicine at Argo-EMR In Oxford two doctoral students who wrote anthropology work on self-care, one in Jordan Middle East, the other in Hong Kong, technologies of the self. Elizabeth would like to propose that the Oxford students work could be read and discussed Aberdeen students, I.e. give 30 minutes presentation by the author, 30 mins thorough evaluation by our student (perhaps the text of a pair of students or a group of them) and 30 mins discussion open from the floor.
A specially curated research on movement and Somatic Wellbeing - Connections to the Living Body – Anna Alexander Dako (doctoral student, University of Aberdeen) - TBC

Friday morning Professor Hsu would present, together with a colleague from Oxford, their ideas of self-care (each 30 mins presentation and 30 mins discussion), East and West. Dr Salma Siddique will be the discussant before the session is opened up to the whole group for discussion.
3 thinking pieces will be presented current Aberdeen PhD students – TBC

Period7 Dec 20178 Dec 2017
Held atThe Anthropology Research Group at Oxford on Eastern Medicines and Religions (ArgO-EMR), United Kingdom


  • Ethics of Self
  • Practitioner Research
  • Medical Anthropology
  • language competencies
  • ecologies and histories
  • embedded knowledge in practice