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CFP: Seventh International Convention on Food and Drink Studies

foodanthro , October 12th, 2021

EUROPEAN INSTITUTE FORTHE HISTORY AND CULTURES OF FOOD After you attend the ASFS/AFHVS conference in May 2022, it might be worth heading over to France for this conference….


Fish as Food: Lifestyle and a Sustainable Future

foodanthro , July 14th, 2021

Fish dinner. Photo credit: David Beriss SAFN member Ellen Messer has written to us here at SAFN World Headquarters about the virtual International Conference on the Anthropology of…


The Northern Sea Route and waterway infrastructure in the Russian Arctic: a seminar on anthropological perspectives

Stephan Dudeck , February 19th, 2021

The European University at Saint Petersburg will host a seminar on the Northern Sea Route at its research Center for Arctic Social Studies. The seminar will be held…

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CFP: Eating On the Move

foodanthro , June 4th, 2020

We recently received the CFP below for an intriguing looking conference in Rome in September, 2021. This should be of interest to SAFN members. Full details are here:…


Gender in the Arctic at ASSW 2020

fstammle , February 21st, 2020

Our colleagues organise an interesting workshop during the Arctic Science Summit Week in Akureyri. If you go there anyway, this is surely worth checking out: We would like…

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Arctic Security and Anthropology

fstammle , January 29th, 2020

Our colleagues Gunhild Hoogensen Gjorv with Marc Lanteigne  launched the Routledge Handbook of Arctic Security, of which they are the main editors, and where there are some chapters…

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Sharing Polar Cultures and Knowledge: Perspectives from Libraries and Archives

fstammle , December 11th, 2019

Our colleagues from the library have alerted us to their colloquium, which is this year about the participation of knowledge-holders in the sharing and archiving practices that have…

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Is there something “Arctic” to youth well-being in northern settlements?

fstammle , November 21st, 2019

This was one of the guiding topics discussed at the session hosted by our WOLLIE project during the Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit conference 2019. On the one hand, the…

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#48 The Nature of Anthropology: Andrew Kipnis on China, Funerals, Ethnographic Socialising & Academic Speech

The Familiar Strange , October 13th, 2019

“I think you’d be crazy to go into something like anthropology if you want to learn how to say whatever other people tell you to say – you…

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We don’t survive – we live here!

fstammle , September 27th, 2019

These were the introductory words of Alexandr Ivanov, the head of the Olenek district in Yakutia, in his discussion during our session on indigenous people’s territorial governance under…

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Call for Workshop contributions “Gender in Polar Research: Gendered field work conditions, epistemologies and legacies”

Stephan Dudeck , September 20th, 2019

A two-day workshop in the framework of Arctic Science Summit Week 2020, Akureyri, Iceland, 29-30(TBC) March 2020 funded by IASC – the International Arctic Science Committee The IASC…

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Anthropology and History: summer school 5-11 August

fstammle , May 31st, 2019

Colleagues from Russia put together a really interesting programme to revisit the relation of anthropology and history, particularly in Russia and post-socialist countries. Their summer school announc…

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CFP: Quilt and Textile Studies for Uncoverings 2020

Jason Baird Jackson , April 21st, 2019

Mathers Museum of World Cultures Research Associate Janice Frisch, who is editor of Uncoverings, shares the following call for papers. Call for Papers Quilt and Textile Studies Uncoverings…

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ICE LAW meeting ’Climate, fish and fisheries sector: Local and indigenous perspectives’

arcticcentre , April 17th, 2019

On April 16-17, 2019, Arctic Centre, Rovaniemi, Finland. (For more information please contact Anna Stammler-Gossamann) AGENDA: April 16, Thule room Session 1: 9:00 – 12.00 Prof. Koivurova Timo,…

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CFP: Studying Traditional Crafts: Goals and Methods in Higher Education

Jason Baird Jackson , April 15th, 2019

Here is a call for papers for an exciting conference in Estonia. The hosts are wonderful colleagues whom I met while visiting Viljandi last fall. Their call is…

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Domestication revisited?

fstammle , February 23rd, 2019

Domestication is by most used as a term for the biologically traceable subordination of animals under human control. But anthropologists have for long argued that there are also…

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CFP: Limitations and Adaptations: Negotiating Aesthetics, Power, and Positionality

Jason Baird Jackson , November 26th, 2018

I am happy to share the call for papers for the 12th joint student folklore conference organized by the students at Indiana University and the Ohio State University….

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Arctic Youth well-being project participating in circumpolar comparison

fstammle , November 17th, 2018

The team of the joint Finnish-Russian project studying well-being among youth in Arctic Ria Adams presenting her work within WOLLIE on opportunities and threats for young people’s well-being,…

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At the Estonian National Museum

Jason Baird Jackson , November 1st, 2018

#fulbrightspecialist #fulbright #exchangeourworld This is the third of three anticipated posts on my fall 2019 visit to Estonia (1st, 2nd). A great resource for the University of Tartu’s…

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Cognitive attraction and online misinformation

Alberto Acerbi , October 11th, 2018

Next month, I will give two talks – or two versions of the same talk – on “Cognitive attraction and online misinformation”. One will be in Den Bosch…

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extractivism conference, November 2018

fstammle , September 28th, 2018

Our colleagues from the peace studies institute in Tromso share the announcement to this conference, which sounds interesting. https://uit.no/tavla/artikkel/564387/resisting_extractivism_in_border_zon…

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International conference on “Local horse breeding in Russia in the past, present and future”, June 22-24, 2018

Stephan Dudeck , June 29th, 2018

It is worth travelling north in mid June to experience one of the wonders of the Arctic. It is polar day when the sun disappears only for a…

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Col(Lab) on Food, Risk and Privilege

foodanthro , June 4th, 2018

by Annie Sheng, Cornell University We experience the world and our food with all our senses, so why not get tactile as we discuss risk and privilege in…