Complementary lines of research
Complementary lines of research are usually connected to the personal research interests of the thesis supervisors in which they are competent. They are the only lines of research provided by external thesis supervisors, unless they take part in funded projects.
Xavier Allué: Primary health care for children, international adoptions, paediatric emergencies.
Jon Arrizabalaga: Health and medicine in Old Regime Europe (14th-17th centuries), cultural history of diseases (mainly epidemic, mental and sexually transmitted diseases), biomedical technologies and social movements in the contemporary world (19th-21st centuries), the history of international health.
Yolanda Bodoque: Social change in rural societies: depopulation and repopulation, internal migrations and outsourcing processes in the Spanish rural environment, the biographical method, processes of searching for partners (caravanas de mujeres)
Dolors Comas d’Argemir: The mass media: the audiovisual system, migrants in the media, women in the media
Josep M. Comelles: Health-care institutions: hospitals and asylums, caring for the mad and Psychiatry in Spain (19th-20th centuries), ethnographic writing and professional anthropology, la Romería del Rocio and social and economic changes in the Marisma
Susan Di Giacomo: Nationalism and identity processes, language ideology, language planning and policies, cultural studies of biomedicine, anthropology of the body, autoethnography and biographical narratives, ethnography and translation theory, historical memory, political violence, the anthropology of academic and industrial work
Mari Luz Esteban: Gender relations and identities, gender, general health, reproductive health, ethnography of the body and social change, emotions and love
Carles Feixa: Youth cultures, from Latin gangs to cultural organizations; migrations and multiculturalism: second generations?; violence and cultures; anthropology of sport
Francisco Ferrandiz: Violence and conflicts in the global society, social trauma, contemporary studies of the body, memory policies and victimization in contemporary societies, audiovisual ethnography
Mirian Goldenberg: Marriage, family and new conjugalities in the urban middle classes, sexuality and infidelity in the Brazilian culture, the social construction of the body and the ageing process in Brazilian culture
Mabel Gracia: advertising discourses and practices, the process of medicalizing and commercializing food, food sovereignty, social and gender inequalities
Jesús Hernández: Identity of the social educator, lifelong adult education, occupational training, family, supervision, young people, social work and evaluation of training programmes
Ángel Martínez: Clinical communication and mental health. Medicated life: medicalization and commercialization, health and margination, Amazonian cultures
Gaspar Maza: Sport and public space, sport and social intervention, urban diagnosis, participative processes, visual projects
Joan Muela: Social vulnerability and malaria, access to health services – social factors, medical pluralism and historical constitution of therapeutic spaces, medical syncretism.
Joan Josep Pujadas: Social change and urbanization processes in peasant societies, internal migrations and urbanization processes in Spain and Portugal, the biographical method, ethnicity and identity formation processes, memory and heritage, the casteller movement.
Jordi Roca: The female sex during the Franco dictatorship, the petrochemical and nuclear industries and the perception of risk in the Camp de Tarragona, patterns and narrative schemes in life narratives
Oriol Romaní: Neoliberal globalisation and social change, transnational migrations and youth, youth health
Belen Sanz: Social inequalities in health, accessibility and use of health services, immigration and health
Montserrat Soronellas: New tendencies in urban culture and transformation of the agrarian culture and rural society, multifunctionality and outsourcing in rural society, migrations and rurality, migratory networks and chains, agrarian policies and rural action policies: the cultural heritage of territory
Jaume Vallverdú: conflict, political violence and religious violence, transnationalism related to social and religious movements