News and Events
Mary Douglas Memorial Lecture 2014
Publication date: 14 April 2014
Anthropology in London Day 2014
Publication date: 8 April 2014
The Bodily AND Material Cultures of Religious Subjectivation
Publication date: 27 March 2014
Publication date: 25 March 2014
Three Anthropology Research Students Win Graduate School Competitions
Publication date: 11 March 2014
UCL Graduate Bursary Scheme
Publication date: 3 March 2014
UCL is one of the world’s leading universities with a tradition of accessibility which dates back to its beginning. It was founded in 1826 to open up education in England for the first time to students of any race, class or religion. It was also the first university to welcome female students on equal terms with men.
Postgraduate Open Day
Publication date: 26 February 2014
Malinowski Memorial Lecture
Publication date: 25 February 2014
Dr Rebecca Empson is to give the Malinowski Memorial Lecture this year at the London School of Economics on Thursday 22 May 2014, 6-7pm. Her lecture is entitled: An Economy of Temporary Possession.
Art Book Prize
Publication date: 13 February 2014
A book co-authored by Professor Susanne Kuechler has won the prestigious Art Book Prize for 2013.
Art in Oceania: A New History was published by Thames & Hudson, and co-authored by anthropologists, art historians and curators of both European and Pacific Islands descent. It covers Oceanic art, past and present, reimagined for the 21st century.
Wonderments of Cosmos Seminar Series
Publication date: 12 February 2014
Publication date: 11 February 2014
São Paulo Advanced School on Biotechnologies, Biosocialities and the Governance of the Life Sciences
Publication date: 10 February 2014
Publication date: 7 February 2014
Studio of Material Life
Publication date: 7 February 2014
The Studio of Material Life website has been launched:
Global Social Media Impact Study
Publication date: 5 February 2014
There has been considerable news recently regarding the
department’s ERC funded project The Global Social Media Impact Study
(www.gsmis.org) led by Daniel Miller and consisting of nine simultaneous
ethnographies scattered around the world - mainly our own post-doctoral and PhD
colleagues and students.
Wildlife Expedition to Nigeria's "Mountain of Death"
Publication date: 30 January 2014
Topics in the Study of Gesture - Four seminars presented by Adam Kendon
Publication date: 24 January 2014
Inaugural Lecture: For an Anthropology of History
Publication date: 16 January 2014
The Politics of Ontology
Publication date: 13 January 2014
The proceedings of the roundtable discussion on ‘The
Politics of Ontology’,
co-organised by Martin Holbraad at the recent annual meeting of the American
Anthropological Association (AAA) at Chicago, are now available at the on-line
forum on Theorizing the
Contemporary, which is run by the journal Cultural Anthropology.
LAHP AHRC Funding
Publication date: 13 December 2013
The latest issue of ANTHROPOLITAN is available online
Publication date: 29 November 2013
It has been a hugely busy start to the academic year 2013/14 for staff and students alike. Our Anthrosociety has held a successful debate, hosting Dr Jo Cook and Dr Lucio Vinicius on the topic of Piece of Mind. Staff put the finishing touches on the Research Excellence Framework submission due this November and began to discuss the directions which research and teaching will take in the Department over the next seven years. With the arrivals of the new President & Provost, Professor Michael Arthur, and the new Dean of the Social and Historical Sciences (SHS), Professor Mary Fulbrook, the College is abuzz with debate about the vision for UCL reaching forward into the 2020s.
"Monkey Planet" with Volker Sommer on BBC Radio 4
Publication date: 27 November 2013
Wind at the Margins of the State: Autonomy and Renewable Energy in Southern Mexico
Publication date: 21 November 2013
Reviewer Meets Reviewed
Publication date: 19 November 2013
Allegory & Illusion
Publication date: 25 October 2013