Tag: humanities

New York Botanical Garden Food Humanities Research Fellowship

foodanthro , November 29th, 2021

This opportunity at the NYBG should be of interest to readers of FoodAnthropology. Note that there are other opportunities as well. Visit https://www.nybg.org/learn/humanities-institute/research-…


#PostCoronaUniversity: an opportunity for Argentine and Brazilian social sciences?

Ana Marcela França , July 17th, 2020

Nowadays, most people are asking themselves what will happen in the coming months. In this time of COVID-19, it is not just the present that is under threat…


Imagining the #PostCoronaUniversity in Brazil

Claiton da Silva , June 29th, 2020

Frequently, we Brazilian scholars have received concerned questions from foreign colleagues asking what the h… is happening in Brazil. In fact, the situation in the country since June…


Ep. #17 Slamming doors, predicting futures, picking sides & citing informants: this month on TFS

The Familiar Strange , July 8th, 2018

With Julia’s PhD submitted (!!!) and Jodie back from her travels, the band is finally back together! Jodie starts us off, (2:04) asking if a theory from psychology…

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CFP: “Food and …” Texas Tech, March 29-31, 2018

foodanthro , August 4th, 2017

Upcoming conference of possible interest to SAFN members. Call for Papers “Food and . . . ” Conference March 29-31, 2018 Humanities Center at Texas Tech The Humanities…


Amitav Ghosh: The Humanities and Climate Change

Which humanities?

Rex , June 8th, 2017

Alfred Kroeber always used to say that anthropology is the most scientific of the humanities and the most humanistic of the sciences. But which humanities? After all, ‘humanities’…

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Anthropology as post-hermeneutics

standplaatswereld , March 14th, 2017

Bits & Pieces Put Together to Present a Semblance of a Whole, by Lawrence Weiner, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (1991). by Peter Versteeg The first thing that came…

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Anthropology’s heterodoxy

standplaatswereld , February 23rd, 2017

  “Flowers” by Claude Monet By Ton Salman            In the following blog, Ton Salman reacts to Matthias Teeuwen’s contribution to Standplaats Wereld of 13-2-2017, titled “Is Anthrop…

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Is Anthropology the most Humanistic of the Sciences and the most Scientific of the Humanities?

standplaatswereld , February 10th, 2017

Still Life with Flagon, Glass, Jug and Bridle, by Johannes Torrentius, 1614 By Matthias Teeuwen The epithet in the title, commonly attributed to Alfred Kroeber, is often used…

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