Author: Rosanna Dent

Conferences as Ecologies of Ideas: Epistemic Cultures of the Association for Social Anthropology of Oceania

Rosanna Dent , August 11th, 2020


A considerable portion of scholarly life is bound up with meetings of various kinds. For those located within academic institutions, office hours, departmental meetings, and university committees pl…


→Field Notes – History of Anthropology Review

Special Focus: História dos Índios no Brasil Dossiê

Rosanna Dent , December 31st, 2018


This dossier features seven of the forty papers presented at the colloquium 25 anos de História dos Índios no Brasil: balanços e perspectivas da história indígena. The event…


→Field Notes – History of Anthropology Newsletter

‘Cultures in the Body’: Dance and Anthropology in Revolutionary Cuba

Rosanna Dent , December 14th, 2017


The short documentary Historia de un ballet (History of a Ballet, 1962) dramatizes an ethnographic encounter central to a creative process. Director José Massip followed Cuban choreographer Ramiro…


→Field Notes – History of Anthropology Newsletter

Special Focus: Fields, Furrows, and Landmarks in the History of Anthropology

Rosanna Dent , October 20th, 2017


Read the full Focus Section here. The post Special Focus: Fields, Furrows, and Landmarks in the History of Anthropology appeared first on History of Anthropology Newsletter.


→Field Notes – History of Anthropology Newsletter

Have Anthropology Museums Become History Museums? A Visit to Museum für Völkerkunde in Hamburg, Germany

Rosanna Dent , November 23rd, 2016


During the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, German universities inspired the reformation of higher learning institutions throughout Europe and the United States (Barth et. al. 2005).  Early museum…


→Field Notes – History of Anthropology Newsletter