New Zealand

'Are you sure you're not a Christian?': Negotiating identity within and beyond fieldwork, by Jess Carter

In this short piece, 2017 Kākano Fund Award Winner Jess Carter reflects on the messy identity work involved in doing research with Christians as a practising non-Christian.

CFP: Medical Anthropology in Aotearoa Annual Symposium

Formed in 2016, the Society of Medical Anthropology in Aotearoa (SOMAA) is a national collective for medical anthropologists working in or on Aotearoa (or interested in research/issues here). SOMAA will be launched at a one day symposium in Wellington on 15 February 2017, with Professor Marcia Inhorn from Yale as keynote. The call for papers is now open.

Sites: A Journal of Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies

Sites: a Journal of Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies is a peer reviewed journal dedicated to publishing scholarly papers which explore aspects of Pacific societies and cultures.

Texas of the South? Economic Development, Petroleum and Environmental Conflict in New Zealand - Public Presentation by Dr Terrence Loomis

Anthropologist Dr Terrence Loomis will give a public presentation on economic development, petroleum and environmental conflict in New Zealand to Victoria University of Wellington's Institute of Governance and Policy Studies on 20 May 2016.