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Migration and the diversity of healthcare structures in Berlin: Integrating epidemiological and ethnographic approaches

Head of the research project:
Prof. Dr. Hansjörg Dilger

in Cooperation with:
Prof. Dr. Ute Luig (FU Ethnologie);
Prof. Dr. Stefan Beck (HU, Europäische Ethnologie);
Prof. Dr. Martina Dören (Charité);
Prof. Dr. Stefan Willich (Charité)
PD Dr. Jacqueline Müller-Nordhorn (Charité);
Dr. Michi Knecht (HU, Europäische Ethnologie)

Funding institution:

Duration: 1.6. - 30.11.2008
Contact: hansjoerg.dilger[at]berlin.de, h.reihling[at]web.de
Mitarbeiterin: Angelika Wolf

The study group intends to explore the relationships  of different  migrant populations with the increasingly diversified and stratified health system in Berlin. During the pilot phase researchers from anthropology, public health and medicine will develop interdisciplinary research designs and establish a dense network connecting scientists, researchers and experts from healthcare institutions in and beyond Berlin. It is envisaged to establish models for the integration of qualitative data about subjective experiences of sickness and health, observations of interactions between patients, health staff and religious healers, and epidemiological data on social and biological aspects of disease.




SFB 1171 Affective Societies
Berlin Southern Theory Lecture