Natalia Smirnova
Undergraduate Student


Carolina Global Initiative Award

Magic and Medicine in Contemporary Russia: An Unlikely Alliance?

This project places Russian magical folk healing in a contemporary context. Examining both folk healing and biomedical institutions, I hope to find ways in which the best qualities of magic and medicine can come together for more humane and accessible hea

Note: This award was made as a Carolina Undergraduate Health Fellowship, which is no longer offered under that name. Those interested in health-related projects are now encouraged to apply to the Carolina Global Initiative Award.


Russian Federation