Editorial: Ethnomedicine in the Contemporary World

Contributed by Alain Cuerrier and Sarah-Lan Mathez-Stiefel This issue of the ISE Newsletter focuses on ethnomedicine, sometimes used as a synonym for traditional or indigenous medicine. Ethnomedicine usually refers to the health beliefs, knowledge and practices derived from indigenous cultures, as opposed to the conceptual and practical frameworks of biomedicine or modern medicine, a misnomer… Read more »

Call for Contributions to the 2014 ISE Congress (Bhutan)

This call is now closed. Please see the Guidelines for Individual Submissions and Session/Workshop Submissions. Recognition of the central role of Indigenous peoples in all global, regional, and local processes is a founding element of the International Society of Ethnobiology (ISE). Supporting and promoting the critical efforts of indigenous peoples, traditional societies, and local communities… Read more »

ISE Call for Travel Award Applications Now Open!

Deadline: 15 July 2013 ISE call for travel grant applications to support contributions from indigenous peoples and local/traditional communities to the 14th ISE Congress of Ethnobiology Recognition of the central role of indigenous peoples in all global, regional, and local processes is a founding element of the International Society of Ethnobiology (ISE). Since the ISE’s… Read more »

ISE Student/Recent Graduate Prize 2012

Contributed by Gisella Cruz Garcia, 2010-2012 European Regional Representative The ISE Student/Recent Graduate Prize successfully took place this year during the 2012 ISE Congress held in Montpellier. This Prize is important for recognizing outstanding research activities conducted by students and, at the same time, inspiring the growing international community of emerging ethnobiologists. The jury was… Read more »

ISE Darrell Posey Fellowship Program for Ethnoecology and Traditional Resource Rights at the 2012 Congress

Contributed by Mary Stockdale and Miguel Alexiades, Darrell Posey Fellowship Program Co-Chairs In May 2012, Miguel Alexiades was appointed by the ISE Board to replace Sarah Laird as a Co-Chair of the ISE Darrell Posey Fellowship Program. This followed the 2011 appointment of Mary Stockdale to serve as a Co-Chair with Sarah Laird. Sarah will… Read more »