Global Health & Human Rights

Women light candles during a protest against thousands of extrajudicial executions perpetrated by Colombian military forces, outside of The Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP) in Bogota on June 28, 2021. - Thousands of extrajudicial executions known as "false positives" were carried out in the biggest scandal of the Colombian military forces in their struggle of more than half a century against rebel groups.

Buen Vivir: Examining Well-being in Colombia at a Time of Protest and Police Violence

'Can we create new indicators of well-being using this Indigenous concept of Buen Vivir?'

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Journaling Project Makes The Pandemic Personal

All types of people have kept journals and diaries for years. Unfortunately, most of them get lost in history, unless fame and fortune come the writer’s way. The Pandemic Journaling Project is designed to make sure that does not happen to people's experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic.

New Pandemic Journaling Project Captures People’s COVID-19 Experiences

Associate Professor of Anthropology Sarah Willen is leading an interdisciplinary collaboration to record the voices and everyday experiences of individuals living through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Migrants queue to board buses and leave the notorious 'Jungle' camp in Calais, France, before authorities demolished the site in fall 2016 in Calais, France. Some 7,000 people were estimated to be living in the camp in squalid conditions. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Social Conditions Play Major Role in Migrant Health

Health is about more than just individual behavior and clinical care, it’s about politics and power, say UConn medical anthropologists.