Tag: Conversation

Lessons on Social Difference from an Ancient Maya City | Ryan Collins | TEDxBrandeisUniversity – This Anthro Life

Ryan Collins , June 1st, 2018

Hey Listeners, we wanted to share some news. As you have probably noticed, TAL has been slow to post as of late. Both Ryan and Adam have finished…

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“Living Art” and aesthetic learning – An interview with filmmaker Tina Krüger

Sarita Fae Jarmack , April 24th, 2018

Living Art is a sensory oriented film that uses audiovisual methodologies to study the aesthetics and embodiment of contemporary art. I became interested, as a researcher on the…


The Space of Boredom – A conversation with Bruce O’Neill

Anne Marie Thornburg , April 3rd, 2018

The Space of Boredom takes us to spaces on the edge of new global orders, focusing on the lives and practices of homeless men and women left behind…


Diversity + Inclusion in Higher Education, part 1 – This Anthro Life

Gamwell , January 15th, 2018

Welcome listeners to the first installment of our Diversity and Inclusion crossover series, bringing together This Anthro Life with Brandeis University. For those of you who are new…

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The Precariat Fights Back. A conversation with Dan Hirslund and Carrie Benjamin #precarity

Kiri Santer , December 13th, 2017

This conversation took place after a workshop entitled “Between precarious norms and empowering alternatives – a workshop on the strategies of labour organisation between national and international ac…


Fall for This Anthro Life: Back in Action, New Content, and our Patreon Campaign

Ryan Collins , September 27th, 2017

Hey Listeners! Adam and Ryan are back from their brief summer hiatus (a time filled with fieldwork, dissertation writing, and travels abound) with new content, a fresh Patreon…

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Job insecurity for ECRs: a round table discussion

Ann Wand , August 22nd, 2017

Earlier this year I attended a workshop on academic writing. The intent, so I thought, was to explore avenues in academic research to see how our writing could…


First (Virtual) Meeting on Meeting (MoM) #bureaucracy

Julie Billaud , August 16th, 2017

This summer, Allegra has been particularly inspired by the intricacies of global bureaucracies. Our readers may have already read the report of the workshop ‘The Bureaucratization of Utopia&#821…


Second (Virtual) Meeting on Meeting (MoM) #bureaucracy

Julie Billaud , August 16th, 2017

This is part two of our virtual Meeting on Meeting. Read the Minute of our First MoM here. Date: 12 July 2017 Chair: Julie Billaud (JB), Director of…


Conversations and Podcasting as Social Technology

Gamwell , July 14th, 2017

This episode is a little different from our normal content. In it we feature a presentation Adam gave for Pivotal Labs in which he explores This Anthro Life’s (and…

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Anthropology has Always been Out There w/ Ed Liebow and Leslie Walker of the AAA

Ryan Collins , June 14th, 2017

This Anthro Life has teamed up with Savage Minds to bring you a special 5-part podcast and blog crossover series. While thinking together as two anthropological productions that…

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TAL + SM: Anthropology has Always been Out There

This Anthro Life , June 14th, 2017

This Anthro Life – Savage Minds Crossover Series, part 2 by Adam Gamwell and Ryan Collins, with Leslie Walker This Anthro Life has teamed up with Savage Minds…

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Writing “in my Culture” w/ Zoe Wool and Alex Golub of Savage Minds

Gamwell , June 7th, 2017

Click the image above to read the blog post on Savage Minds What a title! This Anthro Life has teamed up with Savage Minds to bring you a…

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Savage Ears, Anthro Minds: Writing “in my Culture”

This Anthro Life , June 7th, 2017

A podcast and blog walk into a bar… Click the image above to check out the podcast on This Anthro Life This Anthro Life – Savage Minds Crossover…

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Introducing Europe at a Crossroads: An Investigation of European Politics of Austerity and Inhospitality

Michael Newton , July 15th, 2016

The idea of the European Union as a partnership for peace, an experiment in post-national democracy, and an abode for human rights, has been subjected to a sobering…


#Brexit, Europe and Anthropology: time to say something

Sarah Green , July 1st, 2016

Brexit means trouble, that is for certain; what is less certain is what kind of trouble. Some might sympathise with the immediate response of Chris Gregory (ANU): “I…


Interview with Edward E. Curtis IV

Marta Scaglioni , December 17th, 2015

The goal should be human rights, freedom, and dignity for all, and Black Muslims in the United States have been at the vanguard of this struggle in the…


Of Critique, philosophy and anthropology – An interview with Ann Stoler

Julie Billaud , September 29th, 2015

The Institute for Critical Social Inquiry (ICSI) is a program run by The New School for Social Research for the second time this year. It brings together graduate…


REDUX: What does Humanity look like? Ethnography of the CIA – with Carole McGranahan

Miia Halme-Tuomisaari , June 19th, 2015

It has been a while since I have last encountered her – I wonder if I will still recognize her. Sure, she could disguise herself, to become instantly…