Tag: library

Perception test. Who can…?

john hutnyk , June 21st, 2022

I approached the bookseller to ask for 50% discount on this book because of its major flaw. Can you see it? Would you pay full price for this,…


Another Kind of Concrete – Koushik Banerjea

john hutnyk , March 1st, 2022

being ill is my excuse for catching up with novels, but I interrupt the stream of hackery to give a progress report on this as its the best…


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john hutnyk , September 24th, 2020

The Corporate Imaginary, In Thesis Eleven August 13, 2020 Co research in Vietnam for the anthropology classroom  with Do Thi Xuan Huong, in Education Philosophy and Theory, 2020, with…


Sharing Polar Cultures and Knowledge: Perspectives from Libraries and Archives

fstammle , December 11th, 2019

Our colleagues from the library have alerted us to their colloquium, which is this year about the participation of knowledge-holders in the sharing and archiving practices that have…

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Cambridge job offer, Russian Arctic Studies

fstammle , March 11th, 2019

Today we pass on the job advert of colleagues at the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge. They search for a new person responsible for the world’s top Russian…

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Retiring Your Library (Part One)

Alexandra Frankel , July 25th, 2017

Landfill or Foreign Donation? More than five decades have passed since I entered graduate school at Cornell University to pursue a doctorate in anthropology. During my long career…

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Film India archive

john hutnyk , February 23rd, 2017

Pretty excited to find parts of the FilmIndia archive online, especially 1948 with a (idiosyncratic) review of Sunny’s Mela (stars Nargis and Dilip Kumar). Also I am quite taken…


Taking Risks in Teaching Anthropology, Part I

Suzanne Z. Gottschang , February 3rd, 2016

This is the first of a two-part blog post in which Suzanne Z. Gottschang from Smith College outlines the benefits of integrating a real-world assignment into her introductory…

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