Sjaak van der Geest

Sjaak van der Geest is emeritus professor of Medical Anthropology at the Department of Sociology and Anthropology of the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He has carried out fieldwork in Ghana and Cameroon and published books and articles on various topics such as: doing ethnography, medical anthropology, sexual relationships, social and cultural aspects of pharmaceuticals, experiences of growing old, care, culture and hygiene, life at night and Ghanaian Highlife songs.
See further: www.sjaakvandergeest.nl (from where nearly all publications can be downloaded).

 

Honorary fellow
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