Austrian Ethnomedical Society

an interdisciplinary platform to understand health and medicine in a social, historical, and intercultural context

The ethnomedical society, whose activities are not for profit, aims to promote interdisciplinary cooperation between medicine, including the history of medicine, pharmacology, botany and related natural sciences, and the cultural and human sciences, in particular social, cultural and medical anthropology, folklore, sociology, psychology, psychotherapy and cultural geography, with the aim of intensifying the study of medicine, but also human ecology and medical sociology.