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Interview with Dr. Sarah Hanisch: A gendered and generational approach to migration and social mobility between Lesotho and Fuqing

rgchinawebmaster , August 29th, 2022

In July 2022, Cheryl Schmitz spoke to Sarah Hanisch about her new book Searching for Sweetness: Women’s Mobile Lives in China and Lesotho (Hong Kong University Press, 2022).

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Call for Papers: Translating Digital Transformation

Ruth Dorothea Eggel , August 23rd, 2022

Reflections on the Relevance of Anthropological Knowledge in Digital Societies February 28 to March 2, 2023 A bilingual conference (German/ English) at the Institute of Historical and Cultural…

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‘Who Were You When You Stepped to This Pot?’ :

Mary Madigan , July 21st, 2022

‘Who Were You When You Stepped to This Pot?’1: A Lesson in Community Curation from Grounded in Clay Guest post by Emily Santhanam …

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Upcoming: 2nd Conference of the DFG Network “Anthropology and China(s)” in Heidelberg, August 3-4, 2022

rgchinawebmaster , July 7th, 2022

Which versions of China are enacted in relations between area studies and regional anthropologies? And with what consequences? These are the questions we will explore in the second…

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Forging Her Path: Dr. Adriana María Linares-Palma, 2021-2022 Paloheimo Fellow

Mary Madigan , June 30th, 2022

Written by Kat Bernhardt, Advancement Associate, SAR With her sparkling dark eyes and guarded genuine smile, there is a big-hearted opennes…

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Digital Futures in the Making: Imaginaries, Politics, and Materialities (Arbeitstagung 2022) 14 & 15-16.09.2022

Ruth Dorothea Eggel , June 30th, 2022

Digital processes and their profound impact on everyday lives are connected to various, sometimes contradictory imaginations and scenarios. What will digital futures look like, and what directions are…

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NEW open access articles on Love in China by Jean-Baptiste Pettier

rgchinawebmaster , June 13th, 2022

Go and check out three new articles by our group member Jean-Baptiste Pettier published in Comparative Studies in Society and History and Social Analysis! See post for details.

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Wahlergebnisse zum Kommissionsnamen

Ruth Dorothea Eggel , June 4th, 2022

Nachdem eine Umbenennung/Namensänderung der Kommission im Rahmen der vergangenen Mitgliederversammlungen diskutiert wurde, fand bis 26.Mai 2022 eine digitale Wahl zum Namen der Kommission statt. Wir h…

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Out now: Searching for Sweetness: Women’s mobile lives in China and Lesotho (2022)

rgchinawebmaster , May 10th, 2022

Sarah Hanisch’s monograph Searching for Sweetness: Women’s mobile lives in China and Lesotho (2022) is out! The book provides a fascinating ethnography, linking rural-to-urban migration in China with …

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SAR Announces 2022-2023 Native Artist Fellows

Olivia Ortiz , May 6th, 2022

SAR Announces 2022-2023 Native Artist Fellows …

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“A student and a professor remember the UNC Charlotte mass shooting three years later”: NPR WFAE Charlotte: Sarah Delia

Anthropology365 , April 29th, 2022

I have not done many interviews on the subject. Here is an NPR article in which I am featured alongside one of my students about the shooting in…

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Explorativer Workshop: Kulturanthropologie & Digitale Spiele

Ruth Dorothea Eggel , April 25th, 2022

Einladung & Anmeldung zum Workshop: Kulturanthropologische Computerspielforschung Kulturanthropologische Forschung mit und zu Video- und Computerspielen verortet sich inmitten des interdisziplinär…

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SAR Board Member Awarded 2022 Guggenheim Fellowship

Michael Brown , April 23rd, 2022

Brenda Child, the Northrop Professor of American Studies at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, has been awarded a 2022 Fellowship by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation….

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RG China(s) Colloquium: Summer Semester Program

rgchinawebmaster , April 21st, 2022

Next up: Friday, 24 June, 12:30–13:30 Fabienne Wallenwein (Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies, Universität Heidelberg) Reconnecting cultural heritage and landscape in the Congjiang Jiabang Ri…

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Guest lecture in Turku, Finland

Peter Hervik , April 2nd, 2022

On November 10, 2021, I held a guest lecture that was video-recorded. “The Study of Strategic Ignorance: Anthropological Perspectives on Racialization in Denmark.” In this talk, I …

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In Memoriam Nancy Owen Lewis (1945–2022) DUPLICATE

Michael Brown , March 24th, 2022

With great sadness, SAR notes the passing of Dr. Nancy Owen Lewis, our longtime Director of Scholar Programs, Scholar-in-Residence, and tir…

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In Memoriam Nancy Owen Lewis (1945–2022)

operations , March 23rd, 2022

With great sadness, SAR notes the passing of Dr. Nancy Owen Lewis, our longtime Director of Scholar Programs, Scholar-in-Residence, and tir…

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Slides from keynote in Jyväskyä, Finland (International seminar on Racialization in the Nordic Countries)

Peter Hervik , March 2nd, 2022

Here are the slides from the keynote speech November 4, 2015 held in Jyväskyä, Finland as part of an international seminar “Racialization in the Nordic Countries”. My talk…

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Mitgliederversammlung: Freitag, 8.4.2022, 10 Uhr

Ruth Dorothea Eggel , February 24th, 2022

Wir möchten alle MItglieder der DGEKW-Kommission „Digitalisierung im Alltag“ zur (Online-)Mitgliederversammlung am Freitag, 8.4.2022, 10-11 Uhr einladen. Neben einem allgemeinen Rück- und Überblick st…

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Online exhibition: Human traces in the landscape

Tuomas Tammisto , February 9th, 2022

Online exhibition: Human traces in the landscape The online exhibition Human traces in the landscape conveys impressions and sentiments from rapidly changing frontier areas in Indonesia and Papua…

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The 2022 APLA Book Prize in Critical Anthropology

randiirwin , February 7th, 2022

The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (APLA) is pleased to invite nominations for the 2022 APLA Book Prize in Critical Anthropology competition…

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SAR Remembers Ronald N. Dubin

Sarah Soliz , January 6th, 2022

The Dubin Studio under construction in 1997 (left) and after its completion (right).   …

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A Window on Humanity’s Turbulent 2021

Nicola Jones , December 16th, 2021

[no-caption] John Finney Photography/Getty Images Amid forest fires, the storming of the U.S. Capitol, private space flights and more, 2021 saw the pandemic bed in. Each time it…


Call for Papers: Digital Futures in the Making (Arbeitstagung 2022)

Ruth Dorothea Eggel , November 11th, 2021

Call for Papers  (download)9th dgv Conference of the Section “Digitisation in Everyday Life” of the German Association of Cultural Anthropology and Folklore Studies (dgv) Digital Futures in the…

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