Master class on Working Across Disciplines with Ethnography: Reflecting upon Disciplinary and Transdisciplinary Scholarship (26 Sep)

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Last semester, you might remember, Prof Heather Horst<https://sydney.edu.au/arts/staff/profiles/heather.horst.php> (University of Sydney) was going to present a master class for HDR candidates and Early Career Researchers, but her plans changed due to illness. The good news is, we have re-scheduled her events, and she will be giving the¬†Wednesday¬†morning seminar on¬†26 September. And, that afternoon, she will […]

Seminar and Graduate Workshop with Prof. Heather Paxson from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (24 Aug)

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The Cultural Life of Cheese:¬†Gender, Labour & Microbes in US Craft Production? Friday 24th August. The production of artisan cheese in the United States (US) has exploded¬†over the past two decades. Unlike its European counterparts, US artisan¬†cheese emerged on the back of narratives of innovation, and not through¬†historic legacies of pre-industrial artisan production. American Artisan¬†cheese […]

Friday Special Seminar (10 Aug) by The Familiar Strange Team: The Case for Public Anthropology: About ‚ÄėThe Familiar Strange‚Äô Blog and Podcast

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10 August, 3-5 pm, Milgate Room, AD Hope Building Abstract: ‚ÄúTo me, it is the scholar‚Äôs obligation to reach out to the public, especially in these times. If anthropologists have insight and knowledge, they should obviously pursue the professional outlet and scholarly monographs.¬†But they¬†should not neglect the public dimension.‚ÄĚ Paul Stoller, (2017) Professor of Anthropology […]

Wednesday Seminar (8 Aug): Courtney Handman “The broad- and the narrow-cast: Christian radio in the making of colonial social relations”

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Courtney Handman, University of Texas 8 August,¬†9:30-11:00 am, room 1.13, Coombs Extension Building Abstract: In some strands of contemporary linguistic anthropology and science and technology studies there is a sense that networks constitute the basic form of sociality. According to this line of thinking, one can look underneath the ideologies and meanings that produce nation-states […]

Friday seminar: Jesse Rumsey-Merlan ‘Migratory Desires and Place-making In Goa, India’

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Location: Milgate Room, AD Hope Building Time:¬†3pm, Friday 3 August Speaker: Jesse Rumsey-Merlan Abstract: Migration has long played an important part in the social imagination of this small coastal state. Situated between the British and Portuguese metropoles, Goans used their position to improve their opportunities in India and abroad. This situation persists today, and takes […]