Author: Sami T Huttunen

Doctor Andrew Graan discussing fake news and anthropology on PoLAR

Sami T Huttunen , February 20th, 2020


[…] So, where does fake news figure into all of this? I would like to suggest that fake news—both as deliberately false news stories and as a political…


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Friday Seminar Series 13.3.: Antoinette Jackson, University of South Florida “Intangible Cultural Heritage and Living Communities – Curating ethnographic resources and engaging people”

Sami T Huttunen , February 12th, 2020


Abstract: A cultural heritage perspective places priority on values and meanings that people ascribe to places, things, and ways of remembering. This talk focuses on tensions, challenges, and…


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Friday Seminar Series 7.2 : Sasha Newell “The Crowding of Clutter: Possession, Heterochrony, and Congestion in U.S. Domestic Life”

Sami T Huttunen , January 30th, 2020


The Crowding of Clutter: Possession, Heterochrony, and Congestion in U.S. Domestic Life Sasha Newell, Université Libre de Bruxelles February 7th 2020, 2-4 PM, Unioninkatu 35, Room 113/4 Building…


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New publications on borders and topology by Sarah Green

Sami T Huttunen , January 30th, 2020


”Lines, traces, and tidemarks: further reflections on forms of border” in 2018, The political materialities of borders: new theoretical directions. Demetriou, O. & Dimova, R. (eds.). 1 ed….


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New Publication by Anni Kajanus, together with Narges Afshordi and Felix Warneken, on how children’s understanding of hierarchical relations develops in China and the UK.

Sami T Huttunen , January 27th, 2020


A. Kajanus, N. Afshordi*, & F. Warneken (2020), Children’s understanding of dominance and prestige in China and the UK, Evolution and Human Behavior, 41(19), 23-34. https://doi.org/10.1016/j…


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New publication in American Anthropologist “Candomblé and the Academic’s Tools” by Elina Hartikainen

Sami T Huttunen , November 23rd, 2019


Academy Research Fellow Elina Hartikainen has published in Volume 121, Issue 4 of American Anthropologist. Elina I. Hartikainen. 2019. Candomblé and the Academic’s Tools: Religious Expertise and…


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Doctor Andrew Graan featured on the BBC World Service documentary series ‘Detours’

Sami T Huttunen , September 12th, 2019


University lecturer Andrew Graan was featured on a BBC documentary series ‘Detours’ in their episode on fake news. The episode “Doctor Fake News” dives into the fake news…


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