The Centre for Anthropology aims to be the leading research hub which locates digital technologies in the rich context of human society and culture... full description
The volume edited by Heather Horst and Daniel Miller is the manifesto for the Centre of Digital Anthropology and is the handbook for the Master... full description
Material, Visual and Digital Culture Research Seminar Series
Mondays 5 pm- 7 pm
Daryll Forde Seminar Room, 2nd floor, 14 Taviton St.
Convenors: Stefana Broadbent, Adam Drazin
October 1 Haidy Geismar (Department of Anthropology, UCL)
“An indigenous commons? Refashioning intellectual property in New Zealand and beyond"
October 8 Yvonne Rogers (UCLIC, UCL)
“Rethinking Cognition in the Wild”
October 15 Charles Ess (Dept of Media and Communication, University of Oslo)
"Ethics of the Internet(s): Philosophical and Cultural Approaches"
October 22 Fernando Dominguez Rubio (CRESC, The Open University)
“On the Material Ecologies of Contemporary Culture and The Challenge of New Media at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)”
October 29 Jannis Kallinikos (ISIG, London School of Economics)
“Technology and Social Practice: Action, Sense-Making, Governance”
November 5 (Reading Week)
November 12 Chow Wah Chan (Firmenich SA, Singapore)
“The Scent of Social Undercurrents: Fragrance Trends and Social Change”
November 19 Nicholas Thomas (Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology, Cambridge), Michael O'Hanlon, Marilyn Strathern, Peter Brunt, Lissant Bolton and Susanne Kuechler
Approaching Art in Oceania: a panel discussion around 'Art in Oceania: a new history' (Thames and Hudson, 2012)
November 26 Andrea Rigon (Sociology, Trinity College Dublin & Bartlett School, UCL)
"Land and infrastructure: the ‘visual’ upgrading of a Kenyan slum"
December 3 Dec Wendy Gunn (SPIRE, University of Southern Denmark)
“The Design Studio as Extension of Field Site”
Cancelled - December 12 James Weiner (Crawford School, Australian National University)
Special Wednesday Seminar at 11am
"Local Perceptions of Environmental Impact in Papua New Guinea's Petroleum Project Area"
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