Research Seminar in Social Anthropology
Wednesdays 11am - 1pm
Daryll Forde Seminar Room, 2nd floor, 14 Taviton Street
13 January Yulia Egorova (Durham)
Jewish-Muslim relations in the UK: memory, experience, context.
20 January Vita
Vendetta activism, or, social death and the masks you don’t wear.
27 January Maya
Mayblin (University of Edinburgh)
Celibacy and its malcontents: crisis, endurance and the reproductive power of institutions.
3 February Cris
Shore (University of Auckland)
Anthropology and audit culture revisited: indicators, ranking and the reassembling of society.
10 February Daromir Rudnyckyj (University of Victoria)
17 February READING WEEK – NO SEMINAR
24 February Miranda Scheild Johansson (LSE)
‘The mountain ate his heart’ – agricultural labour and animate landscape in a Protestant Andean community.
2 March Atsuro Morita (Otsaka University)
From gravitational machine to universal habitat: the Chao Phraya drainage basin between infrastructure and science.
9 March Andreas Bandak (University of Copenhagen)
Repetition and the warrants of time: Armenians and the recurrence of genocide.
16 March Don Kalb (CEU)
Deep play: finance, demos, and ethnos in the New Old Europe.
7 October - Prof Carlo Severi (l’École des hautes études en sciences sociales
(EHESS), and Research Director of CNRS, Paris.)
The Pragmatics of what is shown: Indexicality and iconography in ritual discourse
14 October - Prof Rupert Stasch (University of Cambridge)
Singapore, Big Village of the Dead: Cities as Figures of Desire, Domination, and Rupture for Korowai of Indonesian Papua
21 October - Prof Johannes Fabian (Professor Emeritus University of Amsterdam)
Anthropology of Religion: Conversion or Confrontation
28 October - Prof David Parkin (Professor Emeritus University of Oxford)
Isolation, Communication and the Phatic: an African vignette
Cancelled 4 November - Prof Heonik Kwon (University of Cambridge, Trinity College)
Rethinking the kinship polity
11 November READING WEEK – NO SEMINAR
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