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Ivana Maček
Associate Professor Stockholm UniversityDepartment of Social Anthropology



Ivana Maček is Associate Professor at the Department of Social Anthropology, Stockholm University, and a licensed psychotherapist. Since 1990s, she has done research, written, and lectured on mass political violence in Bosnia and Hercegovina, comparative genocide, anthropological methods with special focus on the non-symbolic communication, engagement of Swedish professionals in global warzones, as well as memory and intergenerational transmission of war experiences within Bosnian families in Sweden. Her major international publications are Sarajevo Under Siege (PENN 2009), and Engaging Violence (Routledge 2014).ček

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Keir Martin
Associate Professor University of OsloSocial Anthropology



Keir Martin is Associate Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Oslo. He conducted fieldwork on social stratification in Papua New Guinea and is author of the 2013 monograph The Death of the Big Men and the Rise of the Big Shots. He is a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and is currently completing an edited volume on Psychotherapy and Anthropology to appear with Karnac Books.

Along with Dr. James Davies and Dr. Thomas Stodulka, Dr. Keir Martin founded this network (ENPA) in January 2018.

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David Mosse
Professor, Fellow of the British Academy SOAS University of LondonDepartment of Anthropology & Sociology



David Mosse is a Professor of Social Anthropology at SOAS with current research interests in the anthropology of mental life, distress and survival, and in mental healthcare systems, therapeutic practices and public policy in the UK and South Asia. This includes ethnographic and public engagement in approaches to psychiatric crisis and suicide prevention across cultures.

He is currently involved in Open Dialogue as a model of mental healthcare as practitioner and ethnographer. At SOAS he teaches modules on Mind, Culture & Psychiatry.

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Matyáš Müller
Researcher National Institute of Mental HealthSocial Psychiatry



Matyáš Müller takes part in several projects in the NIMH, currently being mostly involved in the project Destigmatization which is a part of the reform of the mental health care in Czech Republic. He used to work in a community mental health care facility where he also conducted research for his master thesis. He studied general anthropology in Prague, psychological and psychiatric anthropology at Brunel University in London and did his Ph.D. studies at a Faculty of Science at Prague – program philosophy and history of science. His areas of interest include: I. broader cultural, historical and philosophic context of psychiatry, II. the subjective experience of people with mental illness (what metaphors including religious they use to understand it, what it existentially means for them and what resources for recovery they find), III. interaction of Western mental health care practices and non-Western/alternative healing methods. Apart from that, he is in the psychotherapeutic training – body-oriented school.

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Marjorie Murray
Associate Professor of Anthropology at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Principal Researcher at the Center for Intercultural and Indigenous Research CIIR


Marjorie Murray is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and Principal Researcher at the Center for Intercultural and Indigenous Research CIIR. She is interested in parenting, early socialization and care; aspiration and its temporalities; and material culture and consumption. Her current research project studies parenting and care in Santiago de Chile, focusing on the ways in which social aspirations, territorial and cultural flows take place together with an intensification of normativity and social demands upon parenting.