Molly Johannson and Sarah McFalls, UCL Anthropology This posting is one part of a wider project called Properties and Social Imagination – a collaboration between UCL Anthropology and Artists working at the School for Material and Visual Culture at Massey University, New Zealand. The project took several objects from theContinue Reading

This year’s Huxley Medal recipient Professor Howard Morphy takes up his award before delivering his lecture based on the past forty years of his research amongst the Yolngu people of Northeast Arnhem Land in Australia. @ the IUAES World Congress, University of Manchester 08.08.2013  Continue Reading

A funded PhD offer in the field of Visual Culture at the Dept. of Communication Studies (University of Antwerp) within a project entitled ‘Cultural Displays and Encounters in Globalizing Urban Areas’. The Visual Studies and Media Culture Research Group (ViSMeC) of the University of Antwerp seeks a Full-time Researcher/PhD studentContinue Reading

The Museum Ethnographers Group (MEG) , as part of their Arts Council-funded Engaging Curators project is looking for examples of the innovative, ethical, participatory use of ethnographic collections in community projects in museums. We want to discover if any case study materials already exist or policy documents about working with local andContinue Reading

From tea to gingerbread, this series of talks is inspired by the wonderful food, drink and feasting objects in our world collections. Respected food historians and leading anthropologists will provide fascinating insights into objects we’ve uncovered as part ofCollections People Stories: Anthropology Reconsidered – an exciting three year project focused onContinue Reading

School of Media and Communication, RMIT University Australia Application deadline: 31 October 2012 This three-year scholarship is for a PhD candidate will contribute to the fieldwork for an ethnographic study of mobile and social media in 1-2 Pacific countries. S/he will spend at least 12 months over the three yearsContinue Reading

From Prof. Cory Kratz, Emory University:   Emory University recently launched an online archive of Ivan Karp’s (1943–2011) published papers in order to keep his work widely available. Karp was a social anthropologist and a leading scholar of social theory, museum and heritage studies, and African studies. He began hisContinue Reading