Tag: Event

Reflections on the 2021 AusSTS ‘Situated Practices’ Workshop

Workshop participants on a sound walk through downtown Melbourne. Credit: Giles Campbell-Wright The 2021 AusSTS interdisciplinary workshop, hosted by the Deakin University Science & Society Networ…

#Open Call: Allegra Lab / EASA LawNet webinar series in honour of Sally Engle Merry

This series of online, public seminars features presentations that examine the current state of legal anthropology. We welcome contributions from anthropologists working on ‘the law’ in the broad…

Die (un)bedingte Universität. Derridas Vortrag nach zwanzig Jahren

Der französische Philosoph Jacques Derrida (1930-2004) widmete sich in seinen letzten Lebensjahren unter anderem der Frage nach der Zukunft der Universität. In einem Vortrag zur ›unbedingten‹ Universi…

Pockets: Reflections on the Anthropocene Campus Melbourne

Preface: this is the first in a series of posts by scholars who attended the Anthropocene Campus Melbourne, an event hosted in September by Deakin University as part…

#EVENTS for the summer!

Summer is coming… And with it, a brand new list of fabulous events! A workshop in Switzerland? A summer school in Romania? How about making a film? This…

#EVENTS: the past, the present and the future

It’s time for some exciting events!! Let’s go on a little bit of a time travel as we attempt to anticipate the future and reflect upon the past,…

Utopias of Crime: Review of the Maurice Halbwachs Summer Institute 2016

“They say everyone’s born a hero. But if you let it, life will push you over the line until you’re the villain. Problem is, you don’t always know…

Where are the ladies, Didier Fassin? #EASA2016 Keynote

It’s hot and humid, and yet circa 1000 anthropologists are determined to enter the main conference room of U6 of the University of Milan & Bicacca. Fortunately the…

#Report: Fabulous Facial Hair History

On Saturday 28 November Alun Withey and I hosted Framing the Face: New Perspectives of the History of Facial Hair, a one day conference funded by the University…

#Report: ANTHROMOB bi-annual workshop 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

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…

December list of #EVENTS: The Turn to Public Anthropology?

In a recent article published in the Huffington’s Post, anthropologist Gina Athena Ulysse claims that the #AAA2015 in Denver was marked by a ‘turn to public anthropology’, i.e a…

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

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

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…

Report on the 2015 Biennial Conference of the Finnish Anthropological Society

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…

#Events: the Wacky, the Bizarre… and the Hairy!

>INSERT BLURB – BLA-BLA-BLAHBLA-BLAH< Fine, this was no editorial omission although the thought is fun, right! Rather it was a carefully deliberated opening intended to capture the cull…

#EVENTS: Critique, Open Access and…Hockey!

It’s Autumn (at least here in Europe), days are becoming shorter and you’re feeling a bit low? Worry no more dear Allies! We have put together this list…

#EVENTS between beauty, art and more

We saw it coming, but now it’s obvious: art and visual methods are occupying increasing positions of relevance in our discipline. Since Allegra Lab is trying to be…

Get a taste of summer… and upcoming #EVENTS!

Yes, the summer has finally arrived: time to plan for the upcoming academic year! As has become our monthly tradition, Andrea at Allegra has compiled for you a…

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

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

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…