Key Publications

Key Publications

2013-

LOST Research Group

2012

Books

Geissler, Wenzel, Richard Rottenburg & Juli Zenker (eds) 2012. Rethinking Biomedicine and Governance in Africa. Bielefeld: Transcript.

Dilger, Hansjörg, Abdoulaye Kane & Stacey A. Langwick (eds) 2012. Medicine, Mobility, and Power in Global Africa. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Prince, Ruth & Rebecca Marsland (eds) 2012 (forthcoming). Changing States of Public Health in Africa: Anthropological Perspectives. Ohio University Press: Athens.

Katharina Schramm (Guest Editor), Amade M’charek & David Skinner 2012 (forthcoming). Special Issue: Race and Technologies of Belonging. Science, Technology & Human Values.

Articles & Chapters

Geissler, Wenzel 2012. 'We are not paid - they just give us': Liberalisation and the longing for biopolitical discipline around an African HIV prevention trial. In Rethinking Biomedicine and Governance in Africa, edited by Geissler, Wenzel, Richard Rottenburg & Julia Zenker. Bielefeld: Transcript, 197-227.

Geissler, Wenzel 2012. 'Transport to Where?': Reflections on the problem of value and time à propos an awkward practice in medical research. In The Value of Transnational Medical Research: Labour, Participation and Care, edited by Kelly, Ann & Wenzel Geissler. London: Routledge, 73-92.

Geissler, Wenzel, Richard Rottenburg & Julia Zenker 2012. 21st century African biopolitics: fuzzy fringes, cracks and undersides, neglected backwaters, and returning politics. In Rethinking Biomedicine and Governance in Africa, edited by Geissler, Wenzel, Richard Rottenburg & Julia Zenker. Bielefeld: Transcript, 7-19.

Geissler, Wenzel, Ann Kelly, Babatunde Imoukhuede & Robert Pool 2012. Substantial Transactions and an Ethics of Kinship in Recent Collaborative Malaria Vaccine Trials in The Gambia. In Collaborators Collaborating: Counterparts in Anthropological Knowledge and International Research Relations, edited by Konrad, Monica Oxford: Berghahn Publishers, 61-85.

Gerrets, Rene 2012. Governing Malaria: How an old scourge troubles precepts in social theory. In Rethinking Biomedicine and Governance in Africa, edited by Geissler, Wenzel, Richard Rottenburg & Juli Zenker. Bielefeld: Transcript, 23-42.

Kaufmann, Matthias & Richard Rottenburg 2012. Translation als Grundoperation bei der Wanderung von Ideen. In Kultureller und sprachlicher Wandel von Wertbegriffen in Europa. Interdisziplinäre Perspektiven. Akten der internationalen Abschlusstagung zum Projekt „Normen- und Wertbegriffe in der Verständigung zwischen Ost- und Westeuropa“, 2./3. September 2010 in Jena, Deutschland, edited by Lühr, Rosemarie, et al. Bern: Peter Lang, 219-232.

Kelly, Ann & Wenzel Geissler 2012. Investing the ethics and economy of medical experimentation. In The Value of Transnational Medical Research: Labour, Participation and Care, edited by Kelly, A. & Wenzel Geissler. London: Routledge, 1-12.

Klein, Thamar 2012. Configuring Trans*Citizens in South Africa: Somatechnics, Self-Formation and Governmentality.In Rethinking Biomedicine and Governance in Africa, edited by Geissler, Wenzel, Richard Rottenburg & Juli Zenker. Bielefeld: Transcript, 43-74.

Klein, Thamar 2012. Who Decides Whose Gender? Medico-legal classifications of sex and gender and their impact on transgendered South Africans’ family rights. Ethnoscripts 14(2): 12-34.

Langwick, Stacey 2012. The Choreography of Global Subjection: The Traditional Birth Attendant in Contemporary Configurations of World Health. In Medicine, Mobility, and Power in Global Africa. Transnational Health and Healing, edited by Dilger, Hansjörg, Abdoulaye Kane & Stacey A. Langwick. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 31-59.

Langwick, Stacey, Hansjörg Dilger & Abdoulaye Kane 2012. Introduction. Transnational Medicine, Mobile Experts. In Medicine, Mobility, and Power in Global Africa: Transnational Health and Healing, edited by Dilger, Hansjörg, Abdoulaye Kane & Stacey Langwick. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1-30. Nguyen, Vinh-Kim 2012. Anthropology and Global Health. In The Ashgate Research Companion to the Globalization of Health, edited by Schrecker, Ted. London: Ashgate, 79-96.

Park, Sung Joon 2012. “Stock-out”: Uncertain pharmaceuticals and free HIV treatment in Uganda. In Rethinking Biomedicine and Governance in Africa, edited by Geissler, Wenzel, Richard Rottenburg & Juli Zenker. Bielefeld: Transcript, 177-194.

Prince, Ruth 2012. HIV and the Moral Economy of Survival in an East African City. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 26 (4), 534-556.

Prince, Ruth 2012. The politics and anti-politics of HIV interventions in Kenya. In Rethinking Biomedicine and Governance in Africa, edited by Geissler, Wenzel, Richard Rottenburg & Juli Zenker. Bielefeld: Transcript, 97-116.

Prince, Ruth & Wenzel Geissler 2012. Purity is Danger: Ambiguities of Touch around Sickness and Death in Western Kenya. In Morality, hope and grief: anthropologies of AIDS in Africa, edited by Dilger, Hansjörg & Ute Luig. New York: Berghahn, 240-269.

Marsland, Rebecca & Ruth Prince 2012. Introduction: What Is Life Worth? Exploring Biomedical Interventions, Survival, and the Politics of Life. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 26 (4): 453-469.

Schramm, Katharina 2012 (forthcoming). Vom Horror des Hybriden und der Zelebrierung genetischer Vielfalt: Zur Darstellung von ‚Rasse‘ und Genealogie im neuen Südafrika. In Handbuch der Medienethnographie, edited by Bender, Cora & Martin Zillinger. Berlin: Reimer.

Schramm, Katharina 2012 (forthcoming). Ethnographische Positionierungen: Situiertes Wissen und die Politik der Intervention. In Eingreifen, Kritisieren, Verändern? Ethnographische und genderkritische Perspektiven auf Interventionen, edited by Binder, Beate, et al. Münster: Westfälisches Dampfboot.

Zenker, Olaf 2012. The juridification of political protest and the politicisation of legalism in South African land restitution. In Law against the state: ethnographic forays into law's transformations, hg. von Eckert, Julia, et al. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 118-146.

2011

Books

Geissler, Wenzel & Catherine Molyneux 2011. Evidence, ethos and experiment: the anthropology and history of medical research in Africa. New York: Berghahn Books.

Langwick, Stacey 2011. Bodies, Politics, and African Healing. The Matter of Maladies in Tanzania. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Schramm, Katharina, David Skinner & Richard Rottenburg 2011. Identity politics and the new genetics: re/creating categories of difference and belonging. New York: Berghahn Books.

Articles & Chapters

Geissler, Wenzel 2011. Studying trial communities: anthropological and historical inquiries into ethos, politics and economy of medical research in Africa. In Evidence, ethos and experiment: the anthropology and history of medical research in Africa, edited by Geissler, Wenzel & Catherine Molyneux. New York: Berghahn, 1-28.

Geissler, Wenzel 2011. Parasite lost: remembering modern times with Kenyan government medical scientists. In Evidence, ethos and experiment: the anthropology and history of medical research in Africa, edited by Geissler, Wenzel & Catherine Molyneux. New York: Berghahn, 207-232.

Müller-Rockstroh, Babette 2011. Foetuses, Facts and Frictions: Insights from Ultrasound Research in Tanzania. In Evidence, ethos and experiment: the anthropology and history of medical research in Africa, edited by Geissler, Wenzel & Catherine Molyneux. New York: Berghahn, 245-262.

Nguyen, Vinh-Kim 2011. Trial Communities: HIV and Therapeutic Citizenship in West Africa. In Evidence, ethos and experiment: the anthropology and history of medical research in Africa, edited by Geissler, Wenzel & Catherine Molyneux. New York: Berghahn, 429-444.

Langwick, Stacey 2011. Healers and scientists: the epistemological politics of research about medicinal plants in Tanzania, or 'moving away from traditional medicine' In Evidence, ethos and experiment: the anthropology and history of medical research in Africa, edited by Geissler, Wenzel & Catherine Molyneux. New York: Berghahn, 263-295.

Schramm, Katharina 2011. Introduction: Landscapes of Violence: Memory and Sacred Space. History and Memory 23 (1): 5-22.

Schramm, Katharina, David Skinner & Richard Rottenburg 2011. Introduction: Ideas in Motion: Making Sense of Identity After DNA. In Identity Politics and the New Genetics. Re/Creating Categories of Difference and Belonging, edited by Schramm, Katharina, David Skinner & Richard Rottenburg. Oxford: Berghahn, 1-29.

2010

Books

Geissler, Wenzel & Ruth Prince 2010. The Land is Dying: Contingency, Creativity and Conflict in Western Kenya. New York: Berghahn Books.

Nguyen, Vinh-Kim 2010. The republic of therapy: triage and sovereignty in West Africa's time of AIDS. Durham: Duke University Press.

Lock, Margaret & Vinh-Kim Nguyen 2010. An anthropology of biomedicine. Malden: Wiley-Blackwell.

Schramm, Katharina 2010. African homecoming: Pan-African ideology and contested heritage. Walnut Creek: Left Coast Press.

Articles & Chapters

Geissler, Wenzel & Ruth Prince 2010. Persons and relations in Luo plant medicines. In Plants, health and healing: On the interface of medical anthropology and ethnobotany, edited by Hsu, Elisabeth & Stephen Harris. Oxford: Berghahn, 179-224.

Langwick, Stacey 2010. From Non-Aligned Medicines to Market-Based Herbals: China's Relationship to the Shifting Politics of Traditional Medicine in Tanzania. Medical Anthropology: Cross-Cultural Studies in Health and Illness 29 (1): 15-43.

2009

Books

Becker, Felicitas & P. Wenzel Geissler 2009. AIDS and religious practice in Africa. Leiden: Brill.

Klein, Thamar 2009. Alafia. Globale und lokale Medizinen in Benin. Berlin: Lit Verlag.

Rottenburg, Richard 2009. Far-fetched facts: a parable of development aid. Cambridge: MIT Press.

Argenti, Nicolas & Katharina Schramm 2009. Remembering violence: anthropological perspectives on intergenerational transmission. New York: Berghahn Books.

Articles & Chapters

Geissler, P. Wenzel & Ruth J. Prince 2009. Active Compounds and Atoms of Society: Plants, Bodies, Minds and Cultures in the Work of Kenyan Ethnobotanical Knowledge. Social Studies of Science 39 (4): 599-634.

Klein, Thamar 2009. Intersex and Transgender Activism in South Africa. Liminalis 3: 15-41.

Müller-Rockstroh, Babette 2009. Ulltraschall in Tansania. Ethnographische Explorationen in den Transfer von Medizintechnologien. In Medizin im Kontext: Krankheit und Gesundheit in einer vernetzten Welt, edited by Dilger, Hansjörg & Bernhard Hadolt. Frankfurt a.M.: Peter Lang Verlag, 35-52.

Nguyen, Vinh-Kim 2009. Government-by-exception: Enrolment and experimentality in mass HIV treatment programmes in Africa. Social Theory & Health 7: 196-217.

Nguyen, Vinh-Kim 2009. Therapeutic evangelism: confessional technologies, antiretrovirals and biospiritual transformation in the fight against AIDS in West Africa. In AIDS and religious practice in Africa, edited by Becker, Felicitas & Wenzel Geissler. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 359-378.

Rottenburg, Richard 2009. Social and public experiments and new figurations of science and politics in postcolonial Africa. Postcolonial Studies 12 (4): 423-440.

Zenker, Julia 2009. Traditionelle Medizin und Afrikanische Renaissance in Südafrika. In Medizin im Kontext: Krankheit und Gesundheit in einer vernetzten Welt, edited by Dilger, Hansjörg & Bernhard Hadolt. Frankfurt a.M.: Peter Lang Verlag, 213-233.

 
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