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PORDIÉ Laurent

Anthropologue et pharmacologue, chercheur CNRS (CERMES3), Paris, France Laurent Pordié a été chercheur à l'Institut Français de Pondicherry, Inde (IFP), spécialiste en anthropologie des sciences et des médecines en Asie du Sud, transformations sociales des médecines indiennes et tibétaines, efficacité thérapeutique, anthropologie politique du soin, innovations pharmaceutiques, droits de propriété intellectuelle, tourisme sanitaire et reproductif. Il est aujourd'hui membre du Centre de recherche médecine, sciences, santé, santé mentale, société (Cermes3) et du  Centre d'étude de l'Inde et de l'Asie du Sud (EHESS, Paris).Publications récentes :- Pordié, L. ed. (à paraître). Healing at the Periphery. Ethnographies of Tibetan Medicine in India, Durham & London : Duke University Press.- Pordié, L. (2009). Médecines, in Dictionnaire de l’Inde, Paris : Larousse.- Pordié, L. ed. (2008). Tibetan Medicine in the Contemporary World. Global Politics of Medical Knowledge and Practice, London & New York : Routledge.Voir sa page personnelle (CERMES3). Specialized in the social study of science and medicine in South and South East Asia. He is a Senior Researcher with the CNRS at the CERMES3 in Paris, a unit focused in science, medicine and society. His current research examines what makes possible for pharmaceutical objects to come into being. In this ontological venture, Laurent is interested in the advent of science and technology in the industrial production of herbal medicines, in the changes in values, meanings, agency and therapeutic power induced by the global circulation of drugs, and in pharmaceutical heterodox practices of diagnosis and drug combination.

His works include the books Tibetan Medicine in the Contemporary World (Routledge, 2008 – ICAS Book Prize 2009) and Les nouveaux guérisseurs (Editions de l’EHESS, 2013), as well as recent edited special issues, ‘Learning Institutions in South Asian Medicine’ (Culture, Medicine & Psychiatry, 2014), ‘Drugs’ Stories and Itineraries’ (Anthropology & Medicine, 2015), ‘The Herbal Pharmaceutical Industry in India’ (Asian Medicine, 2015) and ‘Diversion of Biomedical Technologies in a Globalized World’ (Medical Anthropology, in press).


 
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