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Ep# 79 A Journey to the West: Nicholas Ng on the Music of the Teochew Diaspora in Western Sydney

The Familiar Strange , September 5th, 2021


The Familiar Strange · Ep# 79 A Journey to the West: Nicholas Ng on the Music of the Teochew Diaspora in Western Sydney We’re back this week with…


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Feeling Digital and Reimagining Fieldwork during COVID Times

digitalethnography , September 3rd, 2021


Yichen Rao, Anna Castel & Lili Almási-Szabó* During the outbreak of COVID-19, everyday life has been modified in accordance with the protocols that every country has implemented. These…


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Spirituality of abandoned Arctic Infrastructure

fstammle , August 28th, 2021


So-called ‘ghost towns’ attract people in a certain sense, the ailing beauty of their ruins and the atmosphere of silence that is so different from the silence that…


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When Cash Rules: A Local Researcher/Activist’s Fieldnotes on “Passive Locals” Living Around Mailiao’s Petrochemical Complex

Lin Hung-Yang , August 17th, 2021


Yunlin is a coastal county in Western Taiwan famous for its agricultural produce, also known as “the barn of Taiwan.” However, the exchange value of agricultural produce has…


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Jathilan Dance: Experiencing the Spirits

The Familiar Strange , August 15th, 2021


yelling, crawling and rolling. Later, they begin to show some animal-like behavior: hissing, roaring and moving on all fours. This is my fieldwork. The place is Java, the…


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#BookReview: Being a parent in the field

Konstanze N’Guessan , July 17th, 2021


Ethnographic fieldwork resembles a dance on the wire between distance and closeness, seesawing between participant immersion and analytical retreat that turns the anthropologist into a tool of data…


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Fieldwork Diary July 8-9, 2021

Anthropology365 , July 12th, 2021


I am conducting research across Texas on Human and javelina relations. I am interested in how humans and other animals negotiate space at sites of encounter. During this…


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ResonanceCasts

Allegra , July 9th, 2021


ResonanceCast is a new multimodal series that seeks to tease out timely shared concerns. After their articles have been published on Allegra Lab, we invite two authors to…


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ResonanceCast #1: Vulnerability

Sandhya Fuchs , July 9th, 2021


Podcast with Pascale Schild and Sandhya Fuchs, moderated by Ian M. Cook Allegra Lab · ResonanceCast #1 Vulnerability   Referenced articles: Reciprocal Vulnerability in the Face of Patriarchal…


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Reciprocal Vulnerability in the Face of Patriarchal Violence

Pascale Schild , July 7th, 2021


“Everything is research data.” As PhD students we must have heard this statement from teachers, mentors, and supervisors a hundred times. The advice points to the widely held…


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On The Culture of Harassment in Archaeology: An interview with Barbara L. Voss

Uzma Z. Rizvi , June 22nd, 2021


[Content advisory: This article discusses harassment and discrimination in archaeology, including discussion of sexual assault.] On the morning of March 30, 2021, three articles on the culture of…


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Reindeer nomadism as profession, lifestyle, passion and love: Sergei Serotetto

fstammle , June 3rd, 2021


русский текст ниже One of the world’s most respected reindeer nomads, 1954-2021, mourning for a friend (all photos in this post © by Florian Stammler) Один из самых…


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Special ANSA Collaboration: Hanne Worsoe & Romy Listo on Fieldwork Trauma in & Outsider Witnessing

The Familiar Strange , May 30th, 2021


The Familiar Strange · Special ANSA Collaboration: Hanne Worsoe and Romy Listo on Fieldwork Trauma and Outsider Witnessing This week we bring you a special collaboration between The…


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#BookReview: Being a Parent in the Field

Anna-Maria Walter , May 21st, 2021


In 2017, my colleague Philipp Zehmisch and I had to cancel a panel on love and family relationships in ethnographic fieldwork, due to a lack of participants. Fabienne…


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Inviting disasters

Eleni Kotsira , May 14th, 2021


One particularly warm morning in September 2020, I am looking at photographs and videos in the media depicting the aftermath of medicane (Mediterranean hurricane) Ianós that just rampaged…


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Ep #74 Colonialism & Monsters:Yasmine Musharbash on Monster Anthropology & Social Transformation

Clair , May 2nd, 2021


The Familiar Strange · Ep #74 Colonialism & Monsters: Yasmine Musharbash on Monster Anthropology & Social Transformation This week Clair brings you an interview with Dr Yasmine Musharbash!…


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Climate Change and COVID-19: Online Learning and Experiments in Seeing the World Anew

Guest Contributor , May 1st, 2021


By Adam Fleischmann The site is easy to access. Just a short walk and I’m there, immediately confronted with two large rectangular windows. The large window up high…


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Girls, Gadgets, and Gatekeepers: What is Ethical Feminist Fieldwork When Working with Children?

Isha Bhallamudi , April 15th, 2021


There is no Institutional Review Board (IRB) or equivalent body in India. The ethics of research are left to the purview of researchers, their supervisors, and departments. Therefore,…


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Holding Belief in Suspense

Kylie Wong Dolan , April 11th, 2021


Some months ago, I went for an early morning run with a mate at my fieldsite. After a short trot together, she left for work, and I decided…


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Witnessing Disappearance in China during the Global Pandemic

Chelsea Horton , March 31st, 2021


The landscape of Islam within China has been changing rapidly during the pandemic. Ethnographic fieldwork can map these erasures and disappearances in everyday life. It was an unusually…


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Motivation and Apathy in the Time of COVID-19

Chelsea Horton , March 30th, 2021


For many graduate students, the pandemic has postponed fieldwork and changed research plans. How do we keep going and cope with these challenges to our academic careers?  …


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Ep #71 Entrepreneurism in Academia and Ethics on The Ground: This Month of TFS

The Familiar Strange , March 21st, 2021


The Familiar Strange · Ep #71 Entrepreneurism in Academia and Ethics on The Ground: This Month of TFS This week on TFS, the Strangers continue with our new…


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Ep # 70 Familial Ties and Family Debts: Susan Ellison on Alternative Dispute Resolution in Bolivia

The Familiar Strange , March 7th, 2021


The Familiar Strange · Ep# 70 Familial Ties and Family Debts: Susan Ellison on Alternative Dispute Resolution in Bolivia This week we bring you an interview with Dr…


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Doing and Seeing: Cultivating a “Fractured Habitus” through Reflexive Clinician Ethnography by William Schlesinger

William Schlesinger , January 13th, 2021


Introduction The tension between critical theoretical innovation and on-the-ground, practical application has animated intense debate in medical anthropology (Scheper-Hughes 1990). Epistemological…


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