Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR)

Ms T. (Tanja) Ahlin


  • Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
  • Visiting address
    REC BC
    Nieuwe Achtergracht 166  
  • Postal address:
    Postbus  15509
    1001 NA  Amsterdam
  • t.ahlin2@uva.nl

Tanja Ahlin is a doctoral candidate at the University of Amsterdam, working across medical anthropology and science and technology studies. She has previously earned a MA in Health and Society in South Asia from Heidelberg University. She has published on the topics of care, ICTs, migration and ageing in Medical Anthropology Quarterly, Medical Anthropology and the Routledge Handbook of Medical Anthropology (2016) as well as on other topics in Transnational Psychiatry, Current Anthropology and elsewhere.

Website: http://tanjaahlin.com/

Twitter: @TanjaAhlin

Publications

Peer-reviewed publications

Forthcoming. Ahlin, Tanja. Frequent callers: ‘Good care’ with ICTs in Indian transnational families. Medical Anthropology.

Forthcoming. Ahlin, Tanja. Intergenerational reciprocity in Indian transnational families. Glasnik SED: 'Solidarity and Reciprocity'.

2018 Ahlin, Tanja. What keeps Maya from eating? A case study of disordered eating from North India. Transcultural Psychiatry.

2018     Ahlin, Tanja. Only near is dear? Doing elderly care with everyday ICTs in Indian transnational families. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 32(1): 85-102. DOI: 10.1111/maq.12404

2016     Ahlin, Tanja, Mark Nichter and Gopukrishnan Pillai. Health insurance in India: What do we know and why is ethnographic research needed. Anthropology & Medicine 23(1): 102-124. http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/NKT7m2ePewZ3ivcpXIIg/full

2015     Manderson, Lenore, Mark Davis, Chip Colwell and Tanja Ahlin. On Secrecy, Disclosure, the Public, and the Private in Anthropology: An Introduction to Supplement 12. Current Anthropology 56(Supplement 12): S183-S190. http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/toc/ca/2015/56/S12

2013     Ahlin, Tanja. Prehajanje praks zdravljenja in z zdravjem povezanih konceptov med kulturami in kontinenti: Joga v Evropi, anoreksija v Aziji (The Travelling of Healing Practices and Health-Related Concepts across Cultures and Continents: Yoga in Europe, Anorexia in Asia). Glasnik SED 53(1-2): 25-31.

2012     Ahlin, Tanja. Of Food and Friendship: The Methods to Understanding Eating Disorders in India. Medische Anthropologie. Journal about Health and Culture 24(1): 41-56. http://tma.socsci.uva.nl/24_1/ahlin.pdf

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

Book contributions

2019     Ahlin, Tanja. In: Care by means of everyday information and communication technologies (ICTs) in Indian transnational families. Brosius, Christiane, and Roberta Mandoki (Eds.) Approaches to Ageing. Heidelberg: Heidelberg University Press (forthcoming).

2016     Ahlin, Tanja. E-care in Kerala. In: Manderson, Lenore, Anita Hardon and Elizabeth Cartwright (Eds.). The Routledge Handbook of Medical Anthropology in the 21st Century. Abingdon: Routledge, 171-175.

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