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Transformation, Hope and the Commons: A Belfast #EASA2022 conference

Fiona Murphy and Evropi Chatzipanagiotidou, Queen’s University Belfast Figure 1. EASA 2022 logo – the beacon of hope An elegant female figure, a beacon of hope, composed of…

Martin Fotta: Towards Anti-War Anthropology: On EASA, CEE and NATO

One of the casualties of Putin’s war on Ukraine will be European critical social science. While the war has instigated important discussions about ‘US-plaining’, ‘Westplaining’ and about Russian…

Prem Kumar Rajaram: The Moral Economy of Precarity

The authors of The Anthropological Career in Europe (Fotta, Ivancheva and Pernes 2020) have made visible the inequality and hierarchy that has become increasingly normalized in higher education…

Ela Drążkiewicz: Blinded by the Light: International Precariat in Academia

I was reluctant to contribute to this blog series. The recently published EASA report (Fotta, Ivancheva and Pernes 2020) draws attention to precarious labour in anthropology. However, in…

Susana Narotzky: A History of Precariousness in Spain

The EASA report on The Anthropological Career in Europe (Fotta, Ivancheva and Pernes 2020) is an important initiative that offers quantitative evidence about a situation which all of…

Giacomo Loperfido: On Excellence, Precarity, and The Uses of Public Money

Covid19 is producing a crisis – both sanitary and economic – of global structural proportions, threatening the very existence of society as we know it. All precarious segments…

Natalia Buier: What sample, whose voice, which Europe?

The EASA membership survey and the associated ‘precarity’ report (Fotta, Ivancheva and Pernes 2020) are an important and timely contribution. Surely these are findings we must build on…

Don Kalb: Anthropological Lives Matter, Except They Don’t

The PrecAnthro Collective within EASA has shown staying power and bite. That is what the EASA precarity survey demonstrates (Fotta, Ivancheva and Pernes 2020). Mariya Ivancheva has turned…

CfP: Engaged media anthropology in the digital age

The EASA Media Anthropology Network is organizing an official network panel at the European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA) 2020 conference in Lisbon (21-24 July). Find the call…

#EASAElections: Introduction to the Virtual Roundtable

As members of the European Association of Social Anthropology (EASA) should already know, the deadline to cast our vote for candidates to the Executive Committee is soon approaching…

#EASAElections: Interview with Jonas Tinius

Allegra: You decided to run for the elections of the new EASA committee. Can you let EASA members know a little bit about your academic path and interests?…

#EASAElections: Interview with Georgeta Stoïca

Allegra: You decided to run for the elections of the new EASA committee. Can you let EASA members know a little bit about your academic path and interests?…

#EASAElections: Interview with Jane Cowan

Photo by Mika Federley. Allegra: You decided to run for the elections of the new EASA committee. Can you let EASA members know a little bit about your…

#EASAElections: Interview with Marcus Banks

Allegra: You decided to run for the elections of the new EASA committee. Can you let EASA members know a little bit about your academic path and interests?…

#EASAElections: Interview with Dan Podjed

Allegra: You’ve decided to run for the elections of the new EASA committee. Can you let EASA members know a little bit about your academic path and interests?…

#EASAElections: Interview with Miia Halme-Tuomisaari

Allegra: You decided to run for the elections of the new EASA committee. Can you let EASA members know a little bit about your academic path and interests?…

#EASAElections: Interview with Cristiana Bastos

Allegra: You decided to run for the elections of the new EASA committee. Can you let EASA members know a little bit about your academic path and interests?…

Queueing for wine – Queueing for nothing #EASA2016/2018

Reflections on the EASA Conference at the University of Milano-Bicocca, 20-23 July, 2016
: “Anthropological legacies and human futures” It was the last day of the 14th biannual conference…

Panel: The Digital Turn: New Directions in Media Anthropology [Media Anthropology Network]

The EASA Media Media Anthropology Network is organizing a panel at the 15th European Association of Social Anthropologists Biennial Conference in Stockholm, 14-17 August 2018. “The Digital Turn…

CfP: The Digital Turn: New Directions in Media Anthropology

The EASA Media Anthropology Network is organising a network panel at the 15th EASA Biennial Conference “Staying, Moving, Settling” in Stockholm, 14-17 August, 2018. Please find the Call…

#Precarity everywhere?

“On politics and precarities in academia”- this was the title of the EASA seminar held at the Institute of Social Anthropology, University of Bern from November 16-17, 2017….

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

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…

How to write about #precarity from a precarious position

Let me start with a confession: Throughout the past year or so I have become somewhat hesitant to attend conferences and other academic gatherings. This sense of reluctance…

The uncanny predictability of precarious existence #precarity

EASA’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) Symposium “On politics and precarities in academia: anthropological perspectives” took place in mid-November at the University of Bern. The two-day seminar, organis…