Tag: social sciences

Myanmar anthropologists dismissed

standplaatswereld , June 16th, 2021

By Maaike Matelski – In this picture, anthropology students from Yangon University show the ‘three fingers salute’ for democracy. Students and university staff across Myanmar have been protesti…

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#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…


Publications: E-learning & blended learning in anthropology & the social sciences

philbu , March 11th, 2020

Here a collection of publications that discuss the development and utilization of e-learning and blended learning tools and models for sociocultural anthropology and the social sciences. These public…

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Book: Theorising Media and Conflict

philbu , February 19th, 2020

Budka, P., & Bräuchler, B. (Eds.). (2020). Theorising media and conflict. Anthropology of Media. New York & Oxford: Berghahn Books. Cover Theorising Media & Conflict Theorising Me…

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Collaboration as Innovation: A Brief History of University of Toronto’s Ethnography Lab

Anna , February 11th, 2019

Innovations in Anthropology Series Welcome to the Innovations in Anthropology Series, a blog series devoted to profiling the teaching, production, and dissemination of anthropological knowledge. Wheth…

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Call for Papers: “Digital Visuality” – Vienna Anthropology Days (VANDA 2018)

philbu , April 15th, 2018

VIENNA ANTHROPOLOGY DAYS (VANDA 2018) September 19-22, 2018 Call for Papers Session “Digital Visuality” Prof. Dr. Elke Mader and Dr. Philipp Budka (Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology,…

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Free video analysis tools

philbu , March 15th, 2017

Free video (& audio) analysis and transcription tools, partly collected via the VISCOM list serv. AQUAD 7 is a software for qualitative coding and qualitative content analysis. ELAN…

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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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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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A Short Reflection on the Evidentiality of #Evidence

Lewis R. Gordon , November 11th, 2016

Evidence sometimes suffers from a peculiar problem. It is not always evident. I call this the problem of the evidentiality of evidence. By definition, evidence is that which…


Web Roundup: Polarization on the rise by Maria Cecilia Dedios

Maria Cecilia Dedios , August 6th, 2016

This web-roundup looks at the problem of polarization. Several events during the past month have brought the issue to the forefront. As a result, the web was filled…


Lessons From Corporate America on Humanizing Poverty

thenarcissisticanthropologist , February 18th, 2016

I originally wrote the post below for my company (Culture) blog and also set it here on linkedin Hope you enjoy the inspiration. Last year we completed what ended…

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Paper: Interactive technology enhanced learning for social science students

philbu , January 26th, 2016

Budka, P., Schallert, C., Mader, E. 2011. Interactive technology enhanced learning for social science students. In M. E. Auer & M. Huba (Eds.), Proceedings 14th International Conference on…

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Towards Neuro-Social Science: The Politics and Pragmatics of Collaboration by Tara Mahfoud

Tara Mahfoud , June 10th, 2015

Workshop Report: King’s College London, 11 December 2014 Introduction Different forms of exchange between neuroscientists, social scientists, and humanities scholars have been emerging, and these have…


Aligned Anxieties: Rethinking Critiques of the Internet through the Anxieties of Web Professionals

Angela VandenBroek , April 20th, 2015

The following is a paper I gave at the 2015 Theorizing the Web Conference on April 18. Below you will find: my presentation with audio, the video of the…

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It Knows the World: What the Wolfram Language Can Teach Anthropologists about the Problematic Nature of Ontological Approaches (#AAA2014)

Angela VandenBroek , December 6th, 2014

Here is the prezi (with audio) of my presentation from the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting for 2014. It Knows the World: What the Wolfram Language Can Teach Anthropologists…

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Review: Europäisch-ethnologisches Forschen. Neue Methoden und Konzepte.

philbu , September 30th, 2014

Budka, P. 2014. Review of Hess, S., Moser, J. & M. Schwertl (eds.). Europäisch-ethnologisches Forschen. Neue Methoden und Konzepte. Berlin: Reimer Verlag, 2013; 332 pp. Anthropos, 109.2014/2: 694-…

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The Problem Isn’t Just Facebook: It’s You Too.

Angela VandenBroek , August 18th, 2014

Lately, news of the Facebook emotional contagion study and Facebook Messenger’s permissions, have flooded feeds and inboxes. The former was a paper published in the Proceedings of the National A…

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Tweeting Sweden: Complicating Anthropology through the Analysis of the World’s Most Democratic Twitter Account

Angela VandenBroek , June 4th, 2014

Here is my presentation from this Spring’s Theorizing the Web Conference. Stream from #TtW14 Did you find this presentation interesting? You should watch the rest of the panel. Great…

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The Culture Concept

Angela VandenBroek , January 3rd, 2014

The culture concept — which overtime has been contrasted, combined, and entangled with the related concepts of society, personality, identity, symbolism and practice — weaves together the history…

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Being a Curious Potential — #AAA2013 Presentation

Angela VandenBroek , November 22nd, 2013

This is the presentation I gave at the 2013 American Anthropological Association meeting in Chicago. Turn up on your speakers or headphones because audio is included. Enjoy!

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