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#Report: ANTHROMOB bi-annual workshop 2015

Lauren Wagner , December 11th, 2015

In our 2-day workshop – Grounding (Im)mobilities – Embodiment, Ephemera, Ecologies – at the ICS in Lisbon this past September, more than 30 anthropologists gathered to problematise the (im)material di…


A Semi-Real Anthropologist’s Adventures in Denver: An #AAA2015 Report

Elena Sobrino , December 11th, 2015

Already getting that blue feeling—that everyone knows what they’re doing and is on a level I’ve never been at and (it feels) never will be.  Thoughts of this…


PACSA Bi-Annual Meeting | September 2-4, 2015: #Report

Victoria Kumala Sakti , December 8th, 2015

Over the last decades, ‘moving subjects’ have captivated—if not demanded—more of anthropologists’ attention. As one of the forefront communicators of social phenomena as they are lived ‘elsewhere’, we…


The second Helsinki Knots Symposium: 23 October 2015

Allegra , November 20th, 2015

Relations and Dependencies, the second Helsinki Knots Symposium, tackled how two disciplines, anthropology and sociology, deal with the interplay between the intellectual and political/economic condit…


Landscapes: Panel Selection #CFAS

Aleksis Toro , November 19th, 2015

Today our coverage of the Biannual Conference of the Finnish Anthropological Society continues with selected notes from panels – brought to you by Maija Lassila and Aleksis Toro,…


#AAA2015: Allegra’s Favorites

Allegra , November 18th, 2015

This week, anthropologists will be making their way to Denver for the yearly academic (and sometimes chaotic) ritual that is #AAA2015. The “Familiar/Strange” theme of this year’s AAA…


Report on the 2015 Biennial Conference of the Finnish Anthropological Society

Allegra , November 16th, 2015

This week, Allegra makes a five-day trip to the northern capital of Finland, Helsinki! Our fantastic local allies have put together a comprehensive string of posts about the…


In Search of Hope #HumanRights

Adam Fleischmann , August 26th, 2015

On April 30 and May 1, 2015 fourteen anthropologists from seven countries and thirteen universities and research institutions came together on the campus of McGill University to attend…


Searching for (post-)Soviet taste #postsocialism

Agnese Bankovska , July 29th, 2015

This project was inspired by a curiosity in whether people from the former Soviet states, more than two decades after the collapse of the Soviet Union, share similar…


After Charlie Hebdo: complex media cultures and the limits of liberalism

Fiona Murphy , July 10th, 2015



Liminality, Biomedicine, and the Law – A symposium supported by the wellcome trust

Samuel Taylor-Alexander , June 29th, 2015

Biomedicine and the life sciences continue to rearrange the relationship between culture and biology, problematizing what it means to be a person, and introducing uncertainty and instability to…