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28 May 2024  

Book Launch in NUI


Group Photo Chancellor's Election to RIAOn 16 September 2010, Professor David Hufford of Penn State University and Samueli Institute was in NUI to launch the publication FOLK HEALING AND HEALTH CARE PRACTICES IN BRITAIN AND IRELAND. Edited by Ronnie Moore and Stuart McClean the book is published by Berghahn Books, Oxford. In this publication the authors draw together cutting edge cross-cultural, interdisciplinary research in Britain and Ireland, focusing on exploring the role and significance of healing practices in diverse local contexts, such as the use of crystals, herbs, cures and charms, potions and lotions.

Dr Ronnie Moore currently Lectures in Medical Anthropology and Sociology in the Departments of Sociology and Public Health Medicine and Epidemiology at University College Dublin. Stuart McClean is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Health and Social Care at the University of the West of England, Bristol.