Martí Franqués (URV) predoctoral scholarship holder of the Doctorate in Anthropology and Communication from the Rovira i Virgili University. Degree in Social and Cultural Anthropology (URV, 2012) and Master in Medical Anthropology and International Health (URV, 2014) and Social Worker from the University of Valencia (2009). Since 2013 she has worked as a researcher in different research projects on mental health and health care systems for different entities such as the Institut Borja de Bioètica de la Universitat Ramon Llull and the Col-legi Oficial de Treball Social de Catalunya. She is currently developing her doctoral thesis on severe mental disorders and care in domestic spaces. She has been a scholarship student by Santander Iberoamérica at the Institute of Anthropological Sciences of the University of Buenos Aires (2015). At the same time she has been a project fellow at the Medical Anthropology Research Center.
Lines of research: madness, mental health, family, history of psychiatry, gender.
Carlos Alonso Chirinos Medina
Social anthropologist, graduated from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (2010), Master in Medical Anthropology and International Health (2015) and PhD student in Anthropology and Communication at the URV. Since 2008 he has participated in studies related to the field of social policies in education and health in contexts of social inequality, as well as local studies on family relations and child care in rural areas of the Andes and the Peruvian jungle. His thesis focuses on elderly male caregivers in contexts of illness and disability during marriage in Spain. Another line of interest is food studies and their acculturation processes.
Lines of research: Social inequality, gender and life course; care and family; biomedical culture, narratives and experiences of the disease; cultural processes of cooking, sustainability and food security.
He graduated in Social and Cultural Anthropology with a mention in Innovation and Criticism in the Anthropological Knowledge by the Autonomous University of Barcelona (2016). Student of the Master in Urban Anthropology, Migrations and Social Intervention (URV) and of the Doctorate in Anthropology and Communication of the Rovira i Virgili University. He is currently developing his doctoral thesis on the social and urban implications of the implementation of the emerging smart city concept.
Research lines: urban and built space anthropology, technology, patrimony.
Research Lines: New Age; Folk medicine; Alternative Medicine
Supervisor: Dr. Josep Maria Comelles Esteban.
Neus Jàvega Bernad
Research Lines: death; islam; anthropology of religions; rituals.
Thesis: La mort en context migratori. La gestió pública i comunitària de la mort entre els marroquins del Camp de Tarragona.
Supervisors: Dr. Jordi Roca i Dr. Jordi Moreras.
Laia Ventura Garcia
Research Lines: chagas, risk, body
Supervisors: Dr. Àngel Martínez Hernáez.
Research Lines: migrations, domestic work; Stratified reproduction
Supervisors: Yolanda Bodoque i Montserrat Soronellas
Egbe Manfred Egbe
Research Lines: migration, precariety, economic crisis
Supervisors: Dr. Josep María Comelles i Dra. Mabel Gracia
Claudia María Anleu Hernández
Research Lines: migrations, Latino Americans, resilience, social work
Supervisors: Dra. Carmina Puig i Montserrat Soronellas