Applications are invited for a Lectureship in Social Anthropology at the University of Waikato. The preference is for a candidate who has conducted ethnographic research in the Pacific, inclusive of Aotearoa, and with expertise in one or more of the following areas: ethnicity and identity; medical anthropology; the ethnography of science and technology; art, aesthetics and performance. Applications close on 19 July 2019 (NZ time).
Applications are invited for a 3 year, full-time Lecturer in Social Anthropology at the University of Otago, available from 1 February 2020. We are especially interested in hearing from applicants who specialise in environmental anthropology, sounded or visual anthropology or Indigenous anthropology. Applications close on Sunday 14 July 2019 (NZ time).
Dr Susan Wardell, a medical anthropologist at the University of Otago, is conducting research into practices of care following the white supremacist terrorist attack at two Christchurch mosques earlier this year.
This instalment of Graduate Stories features Shahed Abu Jwaied, CEO of Integrate Women International and currently completing her Masters of Human Rights at Te Wānanga Aronui o Tāmaki Makau Rau (Auckland University of Technology) under the supervision of Dr Jane Verbitzky.
SITES: A journal of social anthropology and cultural studies invites submissions for the annual senior student essay competition. The winning essay will be featured in the Annual General issue published in November of each year. Essays must be submitted by the deadline of 1 July, 2019.
ASAA/NZ’s Principles of Professional Responsibility and Ethical Conduct begins with a Preamble affirming our commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi, Aotearoa New Zealand’s founding document. As far as we know, our anthropological association is unique in beginning its code of ethics with such a commitment. ASAA/NZ Ethics Committee Chair Dr Jeff Sluka relates the story of how the Preamble was added to the ASAA/NZ Principles of Professional Responsibility and Ethical Conduct.
Welcome to our new series, Teaching Anthropologically. This series reflects on the relationship between learning, teaching, and anthropology. The series acknowledges that learning and teaching about anthropology takes place in a diverse range of settings, not just in a secondary or tertiary environment. We are delighted to launch Teaching Anthropologically with this timely piece by Dr Susan Wardell.