Tag: Mongolia

Richard Irvine on his book, Deep Time

| , October 5th, 2020

Interview by Jon Bialecki https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/an-anthropology-of-deep-time/D5B5D1825BF9D440246A17118E17080E Jon Bialecki: There is a lot to this book. It contains reflections on the …

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Author Interview: Oceans of Milk, Oceans of Blood: A Mongolian Monk in the Ruins of the Qing Empire, by Matthew King (University of California, Riverside)

info@centraleurasia.org , September 21st, 2020

Editor’s Note: This fall we are pleased to present again a series of some of the books shortlisted for awards in the Social Sciences and Humanities at CESS. …

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Elizabeth Fox takes the page 99 test

| , June 15th, 2020

I have been fascinated by Mongolia’s capital city since my first visit in 2012. Despite my familiarity with the anthropological literature, on arrival in Ulaanbaatar I was utterly…

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Book Review: Five Heads (Tavan Tolgoi): Art, Anthropology and Mongol Futurism edited by Hermione Spriggs

Rose Deller , November 29th, 2018

In Five Heads (Tavan Tolgoi): Art, Anthropology and Mongol Futurism, editor Hermione Spriggs brings together visual and verbal documentation of five art-anthropology exchange processes alongside furth…

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The Single Shot: contribute a still or moving image from the field

The Familiar Strange , June 10th, 2018

Author: Dr. Natasha Fijn is based at the ANU Mongolia Institute. Her research focuses on multispecies ethnography and observational filmmaking. Ethnographic film and photography includes detailed obse…

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The Lunar New Year Gift Index 2.0

Haidy Geismar , March 15th, 2016

Members of the Emerging Subjects project at UCL and the National University of Mongolia contributed to this post.  What does focusing on gifts given and received during the Lunar…

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A dilemma at the heart of multispecies anthropology: the “inclusion” of animals

Robin Irvine , February 27th, 2016

“the “inclusion” of animals is not necessarily the most interesting issue, but rather how they are included [Candea 243]. If following a classic or “Durkheimian” model, where social…