This instalment of Graduate Stories features Mona-Lisa Wareka, Masters student at Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato, who is working on a thesis entitled “Te Ao Māori in environmental relations and conservation through an ethic of kaitiaki” under the supervision of Dr Fiona McCormack.
The call for proposals for IUAES 2019 Inter-Congress “World Solidarities” is now open. Hosted by the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES), the Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań (Poland) and the Polish Ethnological Society, IUAES 2019 will take place on 27-31 August 2019 in Poznań, Poland.
A number of graduate students gave high quality presentations at the 2018 ASAA/NZ ‘Improvising Lives’ conference held in Wellington earlier this month. ASAA/NZ is pleased to announce the 2018 winners of the Dr Cyril Timo Schäfer Memorial Graduate Student Conference Presentation Awards.
In this instalment of ‘10 questions with’ we chat with Dr Tanisha Jowsey about her recently released documentary, Prepared to Care (2018).
The Special Issue of SITES (Volume 15, No 1), Ethnographic Frontiers: Pushing the Boundaries of Ethnography, edited by Sita Venkateswar and Barbara Andersen, has now been published.
Congratulations to Kris Finlayson and Andrea Merino Oritz, who have won Kākano Fund Awards in the first round for 2018.
AnthroFlash Aotearoa is a new ASAA/NZ series that will feature very short pieces of writing with an anthropological message. Graeme MacRae introduces AnthroFlash Aotearoa with a “postcard from the field” about encounters with bureaucracy in Indonesia.
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.
Welcome to our new series, Graduate Stories, where we introduce you to some of the outstanding graduate researchers working in various anthropology departments around Aotearoa New Zealand and showcase their research.
In this short piece, recent Kākano Award winner Rara Sekar Larasati reflects on a memorable fieldwork moment from her MA research with rural youth in Indonesia.
Pamela Stewart and Andrew Strathern are calling for book proposals for their new Routledge series, Anthropology and Cultural History in Asia and the Indo-Pacific.
A Graduate Symposium, Moving Forward, Glancing Backwards: Past, Present, and the Possibilities in/of Anthropology, will be held at Victoria University of Wellington on Friday 12 May 2017.
A symposium on practice-based research on music around the world will be held in Aarhus on 1-2 June 2017.
On Thursday 11 May, the Cultural Anthropology Programme at Victoria University of Wellington is hosting a full-day Anthropology in Aotearoa Symposium (registrations required).
In part three of his four-part series on public anthropology, Josh Connolly reflects upon what sets anthropology apart from journalism.
Staff in the Cultural Anthropology programme at Victoria University of Wellington have started an ethnography book club. It's open to anyone interested in reading ethnographies and the first book is Marama Muru Lanning's 'Tupuna Awa: People and Politics of the Waikato River.' Join the conversation!
This installment of '10 questions with ...' features Dr Chris Howard, who has just published his first book, Mobile Lifeworlds: An Ethnography of Tourism and Pilgrimage in the Himalayas.
Welcome to our new blog series, '10 questions with ...' which features short interviews with anthropologists currently working in or on Aotearoa/New Zealand. We are pleased to welcome Dr Marama Muru-Lanning as our first guest.
Dylan Gaffney, from the University of Otago's Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, received a Kākano Fund Award earlier this year. In this post he reflects on how this award enabled him to share his findings with his research participants in Papua New Guinea.
Dr Christopher M. Joll will present a public seminar, "Sufism in Thailand: From Historical Ethnography and Cultural Geography," at Victoria University of Wellington on Wednesday 6 July 2016. All welcome.