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Zeit Online

Stressforscher im Sweatshop.

The online magazine "Zeit Online" publishes an interview with Hasan Ashraf about his field work in Bangladesh. Click here to read the full interview (Language German).

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SWR2 Impuls

Europa und Asien: Der unterschiedliche Umgang mit Stress.

The radio station SWR2 interviews Adrian Loerbroks about the project's findings and the C5 workshop in May 2012. Click here to listen to the interview (Language German).

Publications

Ashraf, H. 2009. Revisiting Feminist Negotiations in Bangladesh. Nrvijnana Patrika (Journal of Anthropology). Vol 14.

Ashraf, H. and Strümpell, C. 2011. Stress and Modern Work: Ethnographic Perspectives from Industries in Bangladesh. Viennese Ethnomedicine Newsletter 13 (2-3): 24-33.

Loerbroks, A.*, Jiang CQ*, Lam KH, Bosch JA, Thomas GN, Zhang WS, Cheng KK, Lam TH, Adab P. Mental health and asthma in China: The Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study. Int J Behav Med (in press). (JIF: 1.762) * Shared first author position. Original order reversed.

Loerbroks, A., Herr R, Subramanian SV, Bosch JA. The Association of Wheezing and Asthma with Major Depressive Episodes: An Analysis of 245 727 Women and Men from 57 Countries. Conditionally accepted by the International Journal of Epidemiology.

Loerbroks, A., Jiang CQ, Thomas GN, Adab P, Zhang WS, Lam KH, Bosch JA, Cheng KK Lam TH. COPD And Depressive Symptoms: Findings From The Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study. Under revisions at the Annals of Behavioral Medicine.

Schröder, N. 2011. Discussing Psychotrauma with Tibetan Healing Experts: a Cultural Translation. Berliner Beiträge zur Ethnologie. Berlin: Weissensee Verlag.

Schröder, N. 2011. Who is Present when Life is in Danger? Experiencing a Natural Disaster in a Tibetan Refugee Camp. Viennese Ethnomedicine Newsletter 13 (2-3): 33-40.

Strümpell, C. Introduction: The Making and Unmaking of Neoliberal India. In Strümpell, C., Neveling, P., Münster, D. (eds.), The Making and Unmaking of Neoliberal India. (Under review for a Special Issue of Contributions to Indian Sociology).

Strümpell, C. Civilized Workers and Savage Labour: Accumulation by dispossession and capitalism's own 'other' around an Orissan steel plant. In Strümpell, C., Neveling, P., Münster, D. (eds.), The Making and Unmaking of Neoliberal India. (Under review for a Special Issue of Contributions to Indian Sociology).

Strümpell, C., 2012.  The Making and Unmaking of an Adivasi Working Class in Western Orissa. In Shah, A. and Bates, C. (eds.), SavageAttack. Tribal Insurgency in  South Asia. Delhi: Social Science Press (in press).

Strümpell, C., Eckert, J., Biner Z.O., Donhaoe, B. 2012. Law's travels and transformations. In Eckert, J., Biner Z.O., Donhaoe, B. and Strümpell, C. (eds.), Law against the State. Ethnographic Forays into Law's Transformations. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (in press).

Strümpell, C., 2012. Law against Displacement: The juridification of tribal protest in Rourkela, India,. In Eckert, J., Biner Z.O., Donhaoe, B. and Strümpell, C. (eds.), Law against the State. Ethnographic Forays into Law's Transformations. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (in press).

Strümpell, C., 2011. Social Citizenship and ethnicity around a public sector steel plant in Orissa, India. Citizenship Studies 15 (3-4): 485-98 (peer-reviewed).

Strümpell, C., 2010.  Conviviality and Periphery: The Social Life of Industrial Workers in South Orissa. In Berger P., Hardenberg, R., Kattner, E. and Prager, M. (eds.), The Anthropology of Values. Essays in Honour of Georg Pfeffer.  Delhi: Pearson, pp. 104-119 (peer-reviewed).

Strümpell, C., Berger, P., Berrenberg, J., Fuhrmann, B., Seebode J. 2009.    Feldforschung: Ethnologische Zugänge zu sozialen Wirklichkeiten/ Fieldwork: Social realities in Anthropological Perspectives. Berliner Beiträge zur Ethnologie. Berlin: Weissensee Verlag.

Lectures

Ashraf, H. 2011. The “djuice generation” in Bangladesh: Multinational corporations, youth culture and Ritualized patterns of consumption.

Workshop  “Being Young in South Asia”, Cluster of Excellence 'Asia and Europe in a Global Context', Heidelberg, November 23 - 25 2011.

Ashraf, H. 2011. 'Exporting Garments, Importing Stress': The Effects of the Neoliberal Textile Production Regime on the Garment Workers’ Health in Bangladesh.

Annual Conference “Frontiers of Knowledge. Health, Environment and the History of Science” of the Cluster of Excellence 'Asia and Europe in a Global Context', Heidelberg, October 5-7 2011.

Ashraf, H. 2010. Weeping Machines in Dhaka's Garment Factories: An ethnographic perspective on work stress.

C5 workshop "Industrial Labour, Violence and Stress: transdisciplinary perspective". Cluster of Excellence 'Asia and Europe in a Global Context', Heidelberg, December 10-11, 2010.

Ashraf, H. 2010. Market-oriented modes of governance and neoliberal subjectivity in Bangladesh Export Processing Zones (EPZs): an anthropological perspective.

21 European Conference on Modern South Asian Studies. Bonn University.  26 July 2010.

Rohmer, S. 2011. Stress: Die Geschichte eines westlichen Konzeptes und sein Weg nach Südasien.

Südwestdeutsche Regionalkonferenz zur Medizin- und Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Stuttgart, 19. November 2011.

Rohmer, S. 2011. Stress: The History of a Western Concept.

Annual Conference “Frontiers of Knowledge. Health, Environment and the History of Science” of the Cluster of Excellence 'Asia and Europe in a Global Context', Heidelberg, October 5-7 2011.

Rohmer, S. 2010. Stress: The history of a western concept and its flow to South Asia.

Poster at the Annual Conference “The Flow of Concepts and Institutions” of the Cluster of Excellence 'Asia and Europe in a Global Context', Heidelberg.

Other publications with C5 affiliation on (work) stress

Li J, Loerbroks A, Jarczok MN, Schöllgen I, Bosch JA, Mauss D, Siegrist J, Fischer JE. Psychometric properties of a short version of the effort-reward imbalance questionnaire: a study of industrial workers in Germany. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. In press.

Hartaigh B, Loerbroks A, Thomas GN, Engeland CG, Hollands MA, Fischer JE, Bosch JA. Age-dependent and -independent associations between depression, anxiety, DHEAS, and cortisol: From the MIPH Industrial Cohort Studies (MICS). Psychoneuroendocrinology. In press.

Mommersteeg PMC, Herr R, Bosch JA, Fischer JE, Loerbroks A. Type D personality and metabolic syndrome in a 7-year prospective occupational cohort. Journal of Psychosomatic Research 2011; 71: 357-363

Gadinger M, Loerbroks A, Schneider S, Thayer JF, Fischer JE. Associations between job strain and the cortisol/DHEA-S ratio among management and non-management personnel. Psychosomatic Medicine 2011; 73: 44-52

Loerbroks A, Gadinger MC, Bosch JA, Stürmer T, Amelang M. Work-related stress, inability to relax after work and risk of adult asthma: a population-based cohort study. Allergy 2010; 65: 1298-1305

Loerbroks A, Schilling O, Haxsen V, Jarczok M, Thayer JF, Fischer JE. The fruits of ones labor: Effort-reward imbalance but not job strain is related to heart rate variability across the day in 35-44 year old workers. Journal of Psychosomatic Research 2010; 69: 151-159.

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