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Research Seminar in Social Anthropology

Wednesdays 11am - 1pm
Daryll Forde Seminar Room, 2nd floor, 14 Taviton Street  


Spring 2018

10 January - Charlotte Faircloth (UCL, Social Science Department)
Reproduction and parenting in anthropological perspective

17 January - Marissa Smith (The American Center for Mongolian Studies – ACMS)
Mongolian modernism: state debt, international markets, and multinational belonging since 1973

24 January - Julia Sauma (University of Bergen/UCL)
The Deep and the Erepecuru: on arrival in an Amazonian Quilombo

31 January - Rafael Sanchez (The Graduate Institute, Geneva)
Monuments and Crowds

7 February - Hans Steinmuller (LSE)
Predation and care: changing logics of sacrifice in the Wa hills of Myanmar

14 February READING WEEK – NO SEMINAR

21  February - Atreyee Sen (University of Copenhagen)
'No city for lovers’: Public romance, illicit sex and urban moral policing in Mumbai

28  February - Stef Jansen (University of Manchester)
(Non-)events: anthropological (in)fidelities to Badiou

7 March - Gillian Evans (University of Manchester)
Organisations as Urban Infrastructure: the underneath and in-between of London's Olympic Legacy planning operation

14 March - Sigrid Rausing (Sigrid Rausing Foundation)
From monograph to memoir: anthropology and the art of writing and publishing


Enquiries to
Lucia Michelutti (L.Michelutti@ucl.ac.uk) and Martin Holbraad (m.holbraad@ucl.ac.uk)


Autumn 2017

4 October - Lori Allen (SOAS)
Investigating Liberals and International Commissions to Palestine

11 October - Bumochir Dulam (UCL)
Conflicting Dilemmas: Mining, Nationalist Movements and the State in Mongolia

18 October - Ross Porter (Exeter University)
Being Change’ in Change Square (Yemen). Towards an Anthropology of Revolutionary Freedom

25 October - Ghassan Joseph Hage (University of Melbourne)
The Diasporic Condition

1 November - Rosalyn Bold (Manchester University)
Pachakuti: Climate Change as Ontological Contestation in Highland Bolivia

8 November READING WEEK – NO SEMINAR


Enquiries to Lucia Michelutti (L.Michelutti@ucl.ac.uk)