The courses are open to:
- Health and health-related professionals;
- PhD students in social science;
- Master’s students in social science.
The courses are taught in English. Participants will be exposed to the latest thinking in medical anthropology and will be stimulated to discuss and exchange ideas. This winter school is part of Master’s programme in Medical Anthropology and Sociology offered by the Graduate School of Social Sciences, University of Amsterdam.
Prof. Dr. B.C. (Bregje) de Kok
To be able to:
- Critically analyze the possibilities, challenges and limitations of current sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) approaches;
- Use classic and state of the art anthropological theory and methods to analyze:
a) Sexuality, HIV, reproductive and maternal health issues;
b) Current SRHR interventions, associated medical/reproductive technologies, and ‘theories of change.’
- Analyze how sexuality, and sexual, reproductive and maternal health, are shaped by historical, social, political, economic and postcolonial contexts;
- Use anthropological insights to contribute to the development of culture and gender-sensitive solutions to sexuality, HIV, reproductive and maternal health problems.
- Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
- Controlling Sexuality: From Safe Sex to Fertility Regulation
- Disrupted reproduction: From Abortion to infertility
- Maternity and maternity care
- SRHR programmes and associated medical & reproductive technologies: Anthropological perspectives.
|Monday January 9th 2023||10:00 - 16:30||
|Wednesday January 11th 2023||10:00 - 16:30|
|Friday January 13th 2023||10:00 - 16:30|
|Tuesday January 17th 2023||10:00 - 16:30|
|Thursday January 19th 2023||10:00 - 16:30|
UvA Master of Medical Anthropology and Sociology students take the course for 3 EC as part of their curriculum. VU Master Global Health students take the course for 6 EC as part of their electives. All other participants take the course for 3 EC.
- 3 EC course: attendance, readings and small assignment
- 6 EC course: attendance, readings, and a more substantial paper
Students enrolled in a full time Master’s programme at a Dutch university are legally exempt from paying extra tuition.
- 3 EC course = € 820,-
Professionals and students from a non-Dutch university:
- 3 EC course = € 1525,-
Lunch is not included.
Invoices can be paid by employers, research institutes or individuals.
Entry requirements for the winter courses are:
- having a Bachelor’s degree or higher from a Dutch HBO or University related to health or social science, or the equivalent thereof
- and/or a minimum of 2 years of relevant working experience.
- or being a PhD candidate
Are you an international participant? Please note that housing/hotel and visa arrangements need to be made individually and are not included in the tuition fees. In case you need a visa, please start procedures as soon as possible.
1 November 2022
For more information contact the study advisor via firstname.lastname@example.org