New Papers on Migrant Studies & Medicinal Plants in the Mediterranean

Visit the Publications page to view two new studies published with colleagues: Ellena, R., C.L. Quave and A. Pieroni (2012) Comparative medical ethnobotany of the Senegalese community living in Turin (North-Western Italy) and in Adeane (Southern Senegal). Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Article ID 604363, 30 pages, doi:10.1155/2012/604363 Pieroni, A.,…

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Photos from the Field: Human Health Studies in the Balkans

Dr. Quave has just completed a field study in NE Albania collaboration with Dr. Andrea Pieroni, from the University of Gastronomic Sciences (Italy). The scope of the study was to investigate traditional health practices, including the use of wild plants for food and medicine, in several small Albanian and Gorani…

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New paper out on the medical ethnobotany of the Albanian Alps

A provisional PDF of a new paper co-authored by Quave and colleagues entitled “Medical ethnobotany of the Albanian Alps in Kosovo” was released today in the Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine. This paper documents the study of medicinal plants used in Alpine communities Albanian of Kosovo. The uses of 98…

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Researchers Study Renaissance Herbals to Preserve the Botanical Tradition of the Ancient Mediterranean

ArtPlantae Today posted (1/27/2012) a wonderful piece reporting an interview with cultural anthropologist, Emanuela Appetiti, and historian of science, Alain Touwaide from the Institute for the Preservation of Medical Traditions. The full article can be accessed here.

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