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Dr. T. (Tanja) Ahlin

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
WP Groep: Docenten Antropologie

Visiting address
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
Postal address
  • Postbus 15509
    1001 NA Amsterdam
Contact details
  • Publications

    2020

    • Ahlin, T. (2020). Eldercare at a Distance: On Remittances and Everyday Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Indian Transnational Families. In C. Brosius, & R. Mandoki (Eds.), Caring for Old Age: Perspectives from South Asia (pp. 213-235). (Heidelberg Studies on Transculturality; Vol. 8). Heidelberg University Publishing. https://doi.org/10.17885/heiup.597 [details]
    • Ahlin, T. (2020). Frequent Callers: “Good Care” with ICTs in Indian Transnational Families. Medical Anthropology, 39(1), 69–82. https://doi.org/10.1080/01459740.2018.1532424 [details]
    • Ahlin, T., & Sen, K. (2020). Shifting duties: becoming ‘good daughters’ through elder care practices in transnational families from Kerala, India. Gender, Place and Culture, 27(10), 1395-1414 . https://doi.org/10.1080/0966369X.2019.1681368 [details]

    2019

    • Ahlin, T. (2019). 'Repaying the Suffering' in Transnational Families from Kerala, South India. In P. Simonič (Ed.), Anthropological Perspectives of Solidarity and Reciprocity (pp. 145-157). (Zupaničeva knjižnica; Vol. 47). Ljubljana: Znanstvena založba Filozofske fakultete Univerze v Ljubljani. [details]
    • Ahlin, T., & LI, F. (2019). From field sites to field events: Creating the field with information and communication technologies (ICTs). Medicine Anthropology Theory, 6(2), 1-24. https://doi.org/10.17157/mat.6.2.655 [details]

    2018

    2016

    2015

    • Manderson, L., Davis, M., Colwell, C., & Ahlin, T. (2015). On Secrecy, Disclosure, the Public, and the Private in Anthropology: An introduction to Supplement 12. Current Anthropology, 56(12), S183-S190. https://doi.org/10.1086/683302 [details]

    2013

    • Ahlin, T. (2013). Prehajanje praks zdravljenja in z zdravjem povezanih konceptov med kontinenti in kulturami: Joga v Evropi, anoreksija v Aziji. Glasnik SED, 53(1-2), 25-31. [details]

    2012

    • Ahlin, T. (2012). Of Food and Friendship: The Methods to Understanding Eating Disorders in India. Medische Antropologie, 24(1), 41-56.

    2011

    • Ahlin, T. (2011). Technology and Cultural (R)evolution: Can Telemedicine Give Power to the Patients? Curare, 34(3), 165-172.

    2016

    • Ahlin, T. (2016). E-care in Kerala. In L. Manderson, E. Cartwright, & A. Hardon (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Medical Anthropology (pp. 171-175). (Routledge handbooks). New York: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315794198 [details]
    • Ahlin, T. (Author). (2016). Anthropology of e/m-health and telemedicine: Time to pay attention. Web publication/site, Anthropology News.

    2015

    2012

    • Ahlin, T., & Brijnath, B. R. (2012). Telemental Health in Biomedicine and Ayurveda: An Analysis of Online Health Forums in Slovenia and India. In M. Jordanova, & F. Lievens (Eds.), Proceedings of the International eHealth, Telemedicine and Health ICT Forum for Education, Networking and Business (pp. 365-379). Luxembourg: International Society for Telemedicine & eHealth (ISfTeH).

    2016

    2015

    2014

    2013

    • Ahlin, T. (2013). Is there an app for that? Anthropology takes the pulse of e-health. Second Opinion - Society for Medical Anthropology, 1(4), 7-8. [details]

    Award

    • Ahlin, T. (2016). Graduate student paper prize for paper 'only near is dear?'.

    Membership

    • Ahlin, T. & LI, F. (2016). What is the future of the field-site? Multi-sited and digital fieldwork. Panel co-organizer., Association of Social Anthropologists of the UK and the Commonwealth (ASA), Durham.
    • Ahlin, T. & Braitberg, V. (2012). The (In)equalities of global health: E-health and Telemedicine through the Lens of Critical Medical Anthropology. Panel co-organizer., Annual Meeting of American Anthropological Association (AAA), San Francisco.
    • Ahlin, T. & Brijnath, B. R. (2011). Moving Beyond the Clinic: Tracing the Tidemarks of Technology in Medicine. Chair and panel co-organizer., AAA Annual meeting, Montreal.

    Media appearance

    • Ahlin, T. (20-03-2015). Tanja Ahlin, antropologinja: Ko vidijo, da nisi vzvišen, si oddahnejo (Tanja Ahlin, anthropologist: When they see you are not arrogant, they are relieved). Interview door Vidner Ferkov, Katerina. [Print] NeDelo. Tanja Ahlin, antropologinja: Ko vidijo, da nisi vzvišen, si oddahnejo (Tanja Ahlin, anthropologist: When they see you are not arrogant, they are relieved). Interview door Vidner Ferkov, Katerina.. http://www.delo.si/nedelo/tanja-ahlin-antropologinja-ko-vidijo-da-nisi-vzvisen-si-oddahnejo.html

    Talk / presentation

    • Ahlin, T. (invited speaker) (5-12-2016). Transnational care, Leiden University College.
    • Ahlin, T. (speaker) & Pols, A. J. (speaker) (18-5-2016). Technologie in de zorg: tussen hype en nachtmerrie, Ben Sajet Centrum.
    • Ahlin, T. (invited speaker) (20-4-2015). "Ker so moji otroci v tujini, lahko živim": Ekonomije skrbi v indijskih transnacionalnih družinah ("Because my children are abroad, I am living happily here": Economies of Care in Indian Transnational Families), Invited lecture, Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana.
    • Ahlin, T. (speaker) (22-6-2014). Connected care: Everyday ICT use in elderly care provision in Indian transnational families, Association of Social Anthropologists of the UK and Commonwealth (ASA) conference, Edinburgh.
    • Ahlin, T. (speaker) & Nichter, M. (speaker) (24-11-2013). The doctor-patient relationship in the Internet age: Health Practitioners’ Perspective., Annual Meeting of American Anthropological Association (AAA), Chicago.
    • Ahlin, T. (speaker) (13-6-2013). Disrupted Connections: Aging Alone in a World of Networks?, Society of Medical Anthropology and European Society of Social Anthropologists (SMA-EASA), Tarragona, Spain.
    • Ahlin, T. (speaker) (10-6-2013). Informants and/or Friends? Friendship as Method in Medical Anthropology, Medical Anthropology Young Scholars (MAYS), Tarragona, Spain.

    Others

    • Ahlin, T. (organiser) & Glabau, D. (organiser) (3-12-2017). Panel "Value and valuation in biomedicine" in Annual Meeting of American Anthropological Association (AAA), Washington DC. Organized panel: "Value and valuation in biomedicine" (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Ahlin, T. (organiser), Glabau, D. (organiser) & Sokolova, E. (organiser) (30-8-2017). Panel "Making Medical Innovation Ethical" at Meeting of the Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S), Boston (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Ahlin, T. (organiser) & LI, F. (organiser) (4-7-2016 - 7-7-2016). Panel "What is the future of the field-site? Multi-sited and digital fieldwork" at Association of Social Anthropologists of the UK and the Commonwealth (ASA)., Durham (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Ahlin, T. (participant) (14-3-2014 - 20-3-2014). Wenner-Gren Foundation symposium, Tivoli Palácio de Seteais, Sintra, Portugal. The Death of the Secret: The Public and Private in Anthropology (conference monitor) (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Ahlin, T. (participant) (25-2-2014 - 26-2-2014). International conference on Neglected Tropical Diseases (invited discussant), Kochi (Kerala), India (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Ahlin, T. (participant) (24-11-2013). Annual Meeting of American Anthropological Association (AAA), Chicago. Emergent Technologies, Future Publics (panel co-organizor) (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Ahlin, T. (participant) & Raffaetà, R. (participant) (13-6-2013). Society of Medical Anthropology and European Society of Social Anthropologists (SMA-EASA), Tarragona, Spain. The Politics of Publishing (organizor and moderator) (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).

    2020

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