4S Conference 2015 – Denver, Colorado (USA), 11-14 November 2015 Call for Papers for Open Panel From one thing to another: Technologies of representation in design and making Panel Chairs: Arlene Oak, Department of Human Ecology, University of Alberta (aoak@ualberta.ca) Claire Nicholas, Department of Human Ecology, University of Alberta (cn4@ualberta.ca)  Continue Reading

Intel’s resident cultural anthropologist, Dr. Genevieve Bell, was recently featured in an article, “Intel’s Sharp-Eyed Social Scientist” in the New York Times. The article traces some of the findings and insights from Bell’s 16 years at Intel, including a study of how people use technology in their car which willContinue Reading

The exhibition,  The Tool at Hand asked what would it be like to create a work of art using only one tool? In the Spring of 2011 the Chipstone Foundation and the Milwaukee Art Museum invited sixteen established artists from Britain and America to participate in an unusual experiment. Each artist wasContinue Reading

Extended abstracts (500 words max.), for a 15 minute presentation, can be submitted by e-mail to: ecreacomhistory@gmail.com until 17th March 2013 4-6 September 2013 Lisbon, Catholic University of Portugal Convergence and digitalization have become buzz-words employed to demonstrate how technological change has impacted on the media and is reconfiguring today’sContinue Reading

Matt Voigts, Digital Anthropology, UCL  The shores of Camp Grady Spruce In 2012, an estimated 11 million American children attended summer camp for a day, week, month or more. Camp reads at times like a performance art parody of ethnography: a constructed community, in ‘nature’, often suffused with Native American-inspiredContinue Reading

CALL FOR PAPERS: Deadline for Submissions: 7 December 2012 We invite papers from curators, conservators, artists, makers, anthropologists, art and design historians, digital media practitioners, researchers and others that explore the impact of technology upon the development and interpretation of museum ethnography, historically and today. See further details at: http://www.museumethnographersgroup.org.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=29&Itemid=41

Discover alternative historical perspectives and methods in the midst of Canada’s largest collection in science, medicine and technology. Our annual artifact sessions in the CSTM storage facility bring together Canadian and international scholars from across the disciplinary spectrum. Participants immerse themselves in our collections gaining renewed appreciation for artifacts andContinue Reading