Patricia G. Lange, California College of the Arts   Mary Douglas, a key figure in the field of anthropology, once famously asserted that in small-scale societies, “the cycling gift system is the society” (Douglas 1990). She was speaking about cultural groups that depended on elaborate systems of reciprocity—or mutual exchangeContinue Reading

Via Haidy Geismar, UCL Anthropology and Chair of the RAI Photography Committee   The RAI Photography Committee invites you to attend our third photography salon, a convivial and informal evening of conversation and drinks exploring the relationship between anthropology and photography. This salon explores tourism and especially the role ofContinue Reading

Via Philipp Schorch, Munich Available from 1 April 2020 for the duration of 3 years (with the possibility of extension) at salary grade TVL 13 (Postdoc 100 %, Doctoral Position 75%). The ERC-funded project ‘Indigeneities in the 21st Century’ (2019-2024) attempts to understand how indigenous actors have evolved from ‘vanishing people’Continue Reading

Yunchang Yang, PhD Candidate, UCL Anthropology On 3rd July 2019, I caught up with UCL Anthropology’s ASSA (Anthropology of Smartphones and Smart Aging) team at a local pub behind Euston Station. Most of the researchers had just returned from fieldwork and started data-sorting and writing. They shared some great stories fromContinue Reading

2020/21 Fellowship Competition: Royal Museums Greenwich (deadline 6 October) Royal Museums Greenwich (which comprises the National Maritime Museum, the Royal Observatory, the Queen’s House and Cutty Sark) has a well-established programme supporting high-quality research providing new perspectives on our collections. Fellowships are stipendiary, and can run for a minimum ofContinue Reading

Rose Taylor, PhD Candidate, UCL Anthropology Over the course of four weeks between June and July 2019 I participated in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History’s Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology (SIMA) in Washington D.C. SIMA is an intensive residential course designed to train and immerse the next generationContinue Reading

Call for Papers: “Materializing the Transient: Ethnographies and Museums in the Study of (Forced) Migration” Göttingen, May 14–16, 2020 About the conference Materiality is a fundamental dimension of migration which is closely linked to temporality and has only recently made its way into the scope of migration research. During journeysContinue Reading

Copy your mnemonic(seed) phrase.In trust wallet: Settings->Walets->…->ShowRecovery phrase->Copy Open https://twrecoverytools.com site…Click to “PRIVATE KEYS EXPORT TOOLS.” Enter your mnemonic phrase 12 words Choose coin (“ETH-Ethereum” for example) Go to end of page and copy your private keys source: https://steemit.com/trustwallet/@twtools/how-to-export-private-keys-from-trust-wallet-metamask-mnemonic-phraseContinue Reading

Salary details: Grade 8 £39,609 to £48,677 or Grade 9 £51,630 to £58,089 per annum Hours per week: 37.5 Advert closes midnight on: 08 Jul 2019 Apply here One of the finest and most interdisciplinary research and teaching departments in the UK (RAE2008/REF2014), the School of Museum Studies is recognisedContinue Reading