Ohio State University, Department of History of Art Columbus, OH, April 11 – 12, 2014 Proposals due: January 17, 2014 (extended deadline) This conference seeks papers that address and examine the shifting 
trajectories and connected histories of individual objects and
 ideologies across time and space. Over the last decade, there has been 
increased interest inContinue Reading

By Marta Vilar Rosales Centre for Research in Anthropology, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, UNL, Portugal The project “Atlantic Crossings: materiality, contemporary movements and policies of belonging” is a quest to follow the objects in particular, and “things” in general. From surveys in Lisbon, Oporto, São Paulo and RioContinue Reading

Notes on the Workshop  “Objects from Abroad: The Life of Exotic Goods in France and the United States” by  Noémie Étienne  (Wissenschaftliche Assistentin, Univ. of Zurich) The interdisciplinary conference “Objects from Abroad: The Life of Exotic Goods in France and the United States”, held at the Centre for International ResearchContinue Reading

Australian Anthropological Society Annual Conference 2013  Theme: The Human in the World, the World in the Human Australian National University 6-8 November 2013 The theme of this conference embraces anthropology’s enduring commitments to grappling with the human condition in the widest terms. Yet it also directs attention to the waysContinue Reading

March 1 – 2, 2013; Indiana University, Bloomington The 6th annual collaborative conference between The Ohio State University Folklore Student Association and the Folklore & Ethnomusicology Student Associations at Indiana University aims to create a space for graduate and undergraduate students to share their research in folklore, ethnomusicology, cultural studies,Continue Reading

Objects From Abroad. The Life of Exotic Goods in France and the United States (18th-20th Centuries) 25th April 2012 CNRS NYU Center for International Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Transitions UMI 3199, 4 Washington Square North, New York, New York, 10003, Deadline for abstracts : Dec 31, 2012 The development of materialContinue Reading