From Jonathan Schroeder, Editor at Large, Consumption Markets & Culture Rochester Institute of Technology, New York The “Marketplace Icons” section of Consumption Markets & Culture features over 20 short papers which discuss a basic aspect of the marketplace – something that we cannot imagine living without. The series is intended to provide concise, useful,Continue Reading

The John Collier Jr. Award for Still Photography is awarded periodically to an author or photographer whose publication, exhibit, website, or other multimedia production exemplifies the use of still photographs (both historical and contemporary) for research and communication of anthropological knowledge.  The submission must have a strong visual research perspectiveContinue Reading

Jamie Cross, University of Edinburgh Call for Contributions (max 300 words) In: Cultural Anthropology / Theorizing the Contemporary Our lives with electric things are positively charged with meaning. Our bodies are electric, our hearts and minds pulsing with electrical activity. Electric things have hope and anxiety, possibility and danger. OurContinue Reading

Postdoctoral Research Associate, AHRC Heritage Priority Area University College London – UCL Institute of Archaeology Salary: £34,056 to £41,163 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Contract / Temporary Closes: 10th February 2017 Job Ref: 1620928 The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salaryContinue Reading

Reference: NOV20161155 Expiry date: 23:59, 16 December 2016 Location: South Kensington Salary: £51,484.00 – £58,116.00 Per Annum Benefits: Group Personal Pension, Life Assurance Scheme, and other great benefits Further details: HeadofPostgraduateProgrammeJD_Nov2016.pdf We are looking for a new Head of Postgraduate Programme for ’The History of Design and Material Culture.’ TaughtContinue Reading

Limn Number 7: Public Infrastructures/Infrastructural Publics Edited by Stephen J. Collier, James Christopher Mizes, and Antina von Schnitzler Infrastructure has always had a privileged relationship to both expertise and the public in modern government. But in the early 21st century, this relationship is inflected in novel ways. The purposes public infrastructure wasContinue Reading

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Ohio University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Anthropology in cultural anthropology with specialization in visual and media anthropology. Geographical area is open. Ideal candidates will conduct research that is theoretically and ethnographically innovative and will be committed to excellenceContinue Reading

UCL Anthropology launches a joint cross-section seminar series titled “Resilience – Merits and Critique of a Concept. Beginning after November reading week, the series will use insights from social anthropology, material culture studies, medical anthropology and biological anthropology to explore and critique peoples’ resilience in the face of social and/orContinue Reading