CAR Newsletter Spring 2016

In this Issue:

Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meetings 2016 Panel and Paper Guide for Anthropology and Reproduction.


CAR Advocacy Committee Statement on Abortion Legislation Published in Medical Anthropology Quarterly.

The CAR Advocacy Committee published MAQ Policy Statement opposing restrictive abortion legislation. Read the full statement here: “The Council on Anthropology and Reproduction (CAR) Opposes Legislation that Creates Barriers to Safe Abortion Care.”

Notes from the Field

The Role of Social Movements in Brazil and of UK/Brazil Partnerships in Changing Childbirth by Christine McCourt and Camilla Schneck AND Crisis, Uncertainty, Responsibility: Pregnancy in the Time of Zika by K. Eliza Williamson

Call for Papers on Sustainable Birth for Edited Collection due by May 15th.

In accord with the current focus on sustainability, we explore systematic and innovative solutions to excess maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity that can be adapted across nations, regions, and communities to restore mother-centered and newborn-centered models of birth. Please send 250-word abstract to by May 15, 2015. For more
information, please contact the editors.

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