Dr Natashe Lemos Dekker is an anthropologist interested in death and dying, end-of-life care, and dynamics of time and future-making. In questioning normative conditions for the production of lives worth living, her work is positioned at the crossroads of medical anthropology, the anthropology of time, and gender studies. Read more about Natashe.

 

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“I think anthropological writing about death has to be, if not an ice-axe to break the sea frozen inside us, at least an ice pick to chip at the conventional forms of representing and narrating the encounter of the anthropologist with death.”

– Ruth Behar, The Vulnerable Observer