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

Haidy Geismar,  UCL Anthropology and Chair of the R.A.I Photo Committee On December 8, 2016, the Photography Committee of the Royal Anthropological Institute convened its first Photo Salon. A meeting of minds for those interested in the intersections of anthropology and photography, a group of photographers and researchers (and photographer-researchers,Continue 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

Annamaria Dall’Anese, PhD student, UCL Anthropology If the informal use of the internet through personal devices on board merchant vessels encounters barriers due to patchy infrastructure and weather issues, then the formal provision of ICT-empowered telemedicine has brought to an end the era when the sea made the ship anContinue Reading