ethnography

CFP: IUAES 2019 Inter-Congress "World Solidarities”, to be held in Poland in August 2019

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.

2018 winners of the Dr Cyril Timo Schäfer Memorial Graduate Student Conference Presentation Awards

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.

Special Issue of SITES 15(1), Ethnographic Frontiers: Pushing the Boundaries of Ethnography

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.

'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.

Call for proposals for new Routledge book series: Anthropology and Cultural History in Asia and the Indo-Pacific

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. 

Anthropology in Aotearoa Symposium at Victoria University of Wellington

On Thursday 11 May, the Cultural Anthropology Programme at Victoria University of Wellington is hosting a full-day Anthropology in Aotearoa Symposium (registrations required).

10 questions with ... Marama Muru-Lanning

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.

The Kākano Fund: Reporting back to Bel communities, Madang, Papua New Guinea

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.