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Department of Social Anthropology



Medical anthropology; anthropology of science and biomedicine; psychological anthropology; anthropology of care; ethics of care; anthropology of the body; eating disorders; mental health; Europe, Italy.


Key publications: 


Kumah, E., Sciolli, G., Toraldo, M.L, Murante, A.M., (2018). ‘Diabetes self-management educational programs and their integration in the usual care: A systematic literature review’, Health Policy, 122(8):866-877.

2016. “Between ‘Force’ and ‘Choice’: Practices of (Good) Care in Eating Disorders Treatment”, Irish Journal of Anthropology, 19(1):91-99.

2015. ‘I Disturbi del Comportamento Alimentare: Identità, Corpo e Cultura’ Corrente Rosa, 17 March. 

2013. “The Poetics of History: Illness Narratives and the Rhetoric of Contrast” Student Anthropologist, the Journal of the Anthropology Students Association of UBC, 2(1):51-58.

Research Title: ‘Like family, but not like family’: Striving for good care in an eating disorders treatment centre in Italy
Supervisor: Dr Maryon McDonald
 Giulia  Sciolli (2017)

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