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 of
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 journeys
How can we harness the knowledge of the maker for the 21st century? The knowledge created through making, sometimes called ‘embodied’ or ‘tacit’, is fundamental to life and how we understand the V&A’s collections. Innate within the arts, humanities, sciences and medicine, this knowledge is now at serious risk of
3- 4 June, 2019, Utrecht University Digitization and the use of social media has dramatically changed most aspects of our everyday practices, perceptions and cause severe changes in Human Mobility (Innes, 2016, Gray, 2018). While the importance and effects of technological innovations in social science research has been increasingly recognized,
Via Ricardo Andres Labra Mocarquer Symposium in Santiago, Chile. November. The way “things” are analyzed in the contemporary world had changed, from antiquarians to different approaches in social science, philosophy, arts, arquitecture and other discipline witch have ascertained the importance of the role that objects play in societies.
ROYAL ANTHROPOLOGICAL INSTITUTE MAJOR CONFERENCE: ART, MATERIALITY AND REPRESENTATION BRITISH MUSEUM/SOAS 1st-3rd JUNE 2018 CALL FOR PANEL PROPOSALS We are very pleased to announce the call for panel proposals for the fourth of the RAI’s recent major conferences. As before, it will be jointly organised by the RAI and the
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/or
Press release: Duration: September 16, 2016 – January 16, 2017 Opening: Thursday, September 15, 7 p.m. Milanese Mosaic Pastes, Cabinet of Factory Products, c. 1800, Collection Technical Museum Vienna, Photo: A.-S. Lehmann / Jars From a Teaching Aid Kit On Paper Fabrication, Lehrmittel-Verlag F. Rausch c. 1920, Collection Werkbundarchiv, Photo: A.
International Symposium at the Center for Advanced Studies (CAS), LMU Munich, 9–11 February 2017 Convened by PHILIPP SCHORCH AND MARTIN SAXER Call for Papers Deadline: 31 October 2016 This symposium aims at collectively thinking through connectivity and materiality. Our starting point is simple: things that move and thereby connect or,