Somathosphere Series (2021). A collaborative website covering the intersections of medical anthropology, science and technology studies, cultural psychiatry, psychology and bioethics. Visit the list of publications here.

Heinsen, L. L., Wahlberg, A., & Petersen, H. V. (2021). Surveillance life and the shaping of ‘genetically at risk’chronicities in Denmark. Anthropology & Medicine, DOI: (Download)

Lau, S. R., Svensson, M. K., Kingod, N., & Wahlberg, A. (2021). Carescapes unsettled: COVID-19 and the reworking of ‘stable illnesses’ in welfare state Denmark. In L. Manderson, N. Burke, & A. Wahlberg (Eds.), Viral Loads: Anthropologies of urgency in the time of COVID-19 (pp. 324-343). University College London Press.

Manderson, L., Burke, N., & Wahlberg, A. (2021). Viral Loads: Anthropologies of urgency in the time of COVID-19. University College London Press.

Mann, Anna. (2021). Abandoning questionnaires: Improving quality of life in daily nephrology practice. Nordic Journal of Science and Technology Studies. 9(1):53-64

Svensson, M. (2021). Prognostic Calibrations Throughout Outpatient Encounters for Families Living with Congenital Heart Defects in Denmark. Medicine Anthropology Theory. 8(1):

Wahlberg, A., Lee, J., Mann, A., Dokumaci, A., Kingod, N., Svensson, M.K. and Heinsen, L. (Eds.) 2021. Chronic living: ethnographic explorations of daily lives swayed by (multiple) medical conditions. Somatosphere series.

Wahlberg, A., Burke, N., & Manderson, L. (2021). Introduction: stratified livability and pandemic effects. In L. Manderson, N. Burke, & A. Wahlberg (Eds.), Viral Loads: Anthropologies of urgency in the time of COVID-19 (pp. 1-26). University College London Press.

Kingod, Natasja. (2020). In a vigilant state of chronic disruption: How parents with a young child with type 1 diabetes negotiate events and moments of uncertainty. Sociology of Health and Illness.

Manderson, Lenore & Wahlberg, Ayo. (2020). Chronic Living in a Communicable World, Medical Anthropology,

Wahlberg, Ayo.(2020). Healthcare systems overcome – the virulence of COVID-19, in Kaur, Ravinder (ed) “The Viral ConditionIdentities Virtual Symposium.

Kingod, Natasja & Grabowski, Dan. (2020) In a vigilant state of chronic disruption: How parents with a young child
with type 1 diabetes negotiate events and moments of uncertainty
. Sociology of Health & Illness. 42(6): 1473-1487. (Download)

Kingod, Natasja. (2020). The tinkering m-patient: Co-constructing knowledge on how to live with type 1 diabetes through Facebook searching and sharing and offline tinkering with self-care. Health: an Interdisciplinary Journal for the Study of Health, Illness and Medicine. 24(2): 152-168, (Download)

Dokumaci, Arseli. (2020). People as Affordances: Building Disability Worlds through Care Intimacy, Current Anthropology. 61(S21): S97–S108,

Svensson, Marie, Wahlberg, Ayo & Gislason, Gunnar. (2020) Chronic Paradoxes: A Systematic Review of Qualitative Family Perspectives on Living with Congenital Heart Defects. Qualitative Health Research. 30(1): 119-132, . (Download)

Lee, Jieun. (2019). Living with/out Dementia in Contemporary South Korea. Medical Anthropology Quarterly. 33(4): 501-516, (Download)

Kingod, Natasja & Cleal, Bryan. (2019). Noise as dysappearance: Attuning to a life with type 1 diabetes. Body & Society. 25(4): 55-75, (Download)

Dokumaci, Arseli. (2019). The ‘disabilitization’ of medicine: the emergence of Quality of Life as a space to interrogate the medical model, The History of the Human Sciences. 32(5): 164-190, (Download)

Dokumaci, Arseli. (2019). A Theory of Micro-activist Affordances: Disability, Improvisation and Disorienting Affordances. The South Atlantic Quarterly. 118 (3): 491-519, (Download)

Kingod, Natasja. (2019). Sygdomsfællesskaber på Facebook. Omsorg: nordisk tidsskrift for palliativ medicin. 2019/2: 46-49

Dokumaci, Arseli. (2018). Disability as Method: Interventions in the Habitus of Ableism through Media-Creation. Disability Studies Quarterly. 38(3), DOI:

Mann, Anna. (2018). Ordering tasting in a restaurant: experiencing, socializing, and processing foodThe Senses and Society. 1(2): 135-146. (Download)

Mann, Anna. (2018) Sensory science research on taste. An ethnography of two laboratory experiments in Western Europe. Food and Foodways, 26 (1), 23-39. (Download)

Wahlberg, Ayo. (2017). The Vitality of Disease. In M Meloni, J Cromby, D Fitzgerald & S Lloyd (eds), Handbook of Biology and Society. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 727-748. (Download)

Kingod, Natasja, Cleal, Bryan, Wahlberg, Ayo, & Husted, Gitte. (2017). Online Peer-to-Peer Communities in the Daily Lives of People With Chronic Illness: A Qualitative Systematic Review. Qualitative Health Research. 27(1): 89- 99. DOI: 10.1177/1049732316680203. (Download)

Dokumaci, Arseli. (2017). Vital affordances, occupying niches: an ecological approach to disability and performanceResearch in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance. 22(3): 393-412. DOI: 10.1080/13569783.2017.1326808. (Download)

Wahlberg, Ayo. & Rose, Nikolas. (2015) ‘The governmentalization of living: Calculating global health’Economy and Society 44(1): 60-90.

Dokumaci, Arseli. (2014). ‘Performance as Evidence in Chronic Disease: Measuring health status and treatment outcomes through the quantification of performance’. Performance Research: A Journal of the Performing Arts, 19(4): 14-23.

Wahlberg, Ayo. (2014). ‘Knowledge of Living’Somatosphere: Science, Medicine and Anthropology, 10 November 2014. 

Wahlberg, Ayo. (2009). 'Serious Disease as Kinds of Living', in S Bauer & A Wahlberg (eds), Contested Categories: Life Sciences in Society. Ashgate, Burlington, pp. 89-112.