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. 

What’s Up in the World? - Weekly Digest 17/06/2016 Written by Harriet Lane-Tobin

In the light of the recent, heartbreaking, events in Pulse, an LGBTQI night club in Orlando I felt the need to use this week's digest to use to talk about the lives of those who identify as LGBTQI. Whether ‘in’ or ‘outside’ of the metaphorical closet I wanted to discuss the realities for those of us affected by the issues raised in the articles below. Highlighting that whether hidden or seen, safety is not something that is guaranteed and this can be largely influenced by the legislation that creates the ‘worlds’ we all exist within.

Interview with Dr Barbara Andersen, Social Anthropology, Massey University (Auckland)

On Wednesday 9 March 2016 Dr Barbara Andersen gave an ethnographically rich seminar titled "Gender, Infrastructure, and Health Care in Papua New Guinea" at Victoria University of Wellington. Harriet Lane-Tobin took the opportunity to interview Barbara, the newest permanent staff member in Social Anthropology at Massey University (Albany), about her research.