Anita Hardon

Posted on October 23, 2020

Anita Hardon

Prof. Anita Hardon

Trained as a medical anthropologist and biologist, Anita Hardon has been engaged in ambitious multi-level, multi-sited and often interdisciplinary studies on immunization, new reproductive technologies, and AIDS medicines that have generated important ethnographic insights on the appropriation of these technologies in diverse social-cultural settings, their efficacy in everyday life, the role of social movements in their design, and the dynamics of care and policy-making in their provision.

Anita Hardon is full professor in Anthropology of Care and Health, and director Research priority area Global Health at the University of Amsterdam; chair of NWO (Dutch Research Council) Social Sciences and Humanities, and Science executive board member of the Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development (AIGHD).