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.
The latest issue of Sites (Vol 14, No 2) is now available.
Two Master of Arts degree scholarships have just been announced at Victoria University of Wellington. The closing date for applications is 2 December 2016.
Professor Thegn Ladefoged is a 2016 recipient of a prestigious Marsden grant for his new project, The making of Māori society: an archaeological analysis of social networks.
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.
Continuing our series on public anthropology in Aotearoa New Zealand, here we profile Professor Patrick McAllister from the University of Canterbury.
Intersectionality, semantics, race and the power of the narrative. This week's digest explores these issues moving from fact to fiction, local to international.
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.
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.