Social anthropology, medical anthropology, medical sociology, anthropology of science, autism spectrum conditions, science and technology studies
• Becoming Autistic: Subjectivity, community, and the search for meaning among adults on the autism spectrum.
• Social vasculitis: Global movements of pathogenic agents, knowledge practices and medical technologies in the context of Kawasaki Disease
2016: PhD. Division of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge
2012: MSc. (Cum Laude). Medical Anthropology and Sociology, University of Amsterdam
2009: B.A. Social anthropology, sociology, and European history, Ben Gurion University
2018: Belek, B. "Autism from an anthropological perspective." Philosophy, Psychiatry and Psychology (In press)
2018: Belek, B. “Autism and the proficiency of social ineptitude:Probing the rules of 'appropriate' behavior.” Ethos 46 (2): 161-179.
2018: Belek, B. “Articulating sensory sensitivity: From bodies with autism to autistic bodies.” Medical Anthropology: Cross-Cultural Studies in Health and Illness 0(0) DOI: 10.1080/01459740.2018.1460750
2017: Belek, B. “'I feel therefore I matter': Emotional rhetoric and autism self-advocacy.'” Anthropology Now 9 (2): 57-69.
2015: Belek, B. “Managing an autistic heart.” Anthropology in Action 22(3): 6-12
2013: Belek, B. “I believe it can change the way things are”: Identity construction among video-bloggers with Asperger’s syndrome on YouTube. Amsterdam: AMB