ANU Anthropology Seminar: ‘ Comparative Austronesian Relationship Terminologies’

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Speaker: James Fox, ANU Date and Time: Mon 28 Sep 2020, 3–4pm Via Zoom: https://anu.zoom.us/j/93792104939?pwd=U25OUWlmamFGTkxjSnF6aE9EK3JNQT09 Meeting ID: 937 9210 4939 Passcode: 800615 Abstract: This is an exercise in what may be deemed ‘old fashioned’ anthropology. Based on a database of approximately 450 Austronesian terminologies and a methodology that defines particular relational patterns, I outline the formal structures […]

ANU Anthropology Seminar: ‘Flatlands and Identity Politics: Broadening the Ontology of Relating’

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Speaker: Amanda Kearney, Flinders University Date and Time: Monday, 21 Sep 2020, 3–4pm Via Zoom: https://anu.zoom.us/j/93792104939?pwd=U25OUWlmamFGTkxjSnF6aE9EK3JNQT09 Meeting ID: 937 9210 4939 Passcode: 800615 Abstract: This seminar is based on a larger project, entitled, ‘Keeping Company: An anthropology of being in relation’. This project aims to anthropologise the praxis of relating, that is, expand the horizon […]

ANU PhD Seminar Series (18 September): Saidalavi P.C.: Caste in Islam? Social Hierarchy among Muslims in South India

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Please join us for Saidalavi palamadathil Chemban Thodika’s post-fieldwork Seminar. Details below: Title: Caste in Islam? Social Hierarchy among Muslims in South India Location-Zoom: https://anu.zoom.us/j/94360547459?pwd=OWVzSlVZd1lUdjBqeDZuVkVZdlNQQT09 Meeting ID: 943 6054 7459 Password: 689062 Time: 3-5 pm, Friday 18 September, 2020 Abstract: This thesis argues that hierarchy among Muslims in the Indian subcontinent should be understood on […]