The Departmental Seminar Series features Jennifer Hays (Oct. 6th)

«Cattle, Churches, and Toilets: Intersecting barriers to land rights for a Namibian community» Jennifer Hays is a Professor in social anthropology at the Social Anthropology Program at the University of Tromsø. Abstract Former hunter-gatherers, today the Ju/hoansi of the Nyae Nyae Conservancy in northeast Namibia are the only San community in all of southern AfricaFortsett å lese «The Departmental Seminar Series features Jennifer Hays (Oct. 6th)»

The Departmental Seminar Series features Laura Ogden (Sep. 22)

«Loss and Wonder at the World’s End» Laura Ogden is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at Dartmouth College.  Abstract Laura A. Ogden will present from her new book entitled Loss and Wonder at the World’s End (Duke 2021). In the book, she brings together animals, people, and things— from beavers, stolen photographs, lichen, American explorers, and bird song–to catalog theFortsett å lese «The Departmental Seminar Series features Laura Ogden (Sep. 22)»

The Departmental Seminar Series features Dr. Silvia Hirsch

«The impact of the pandemic in low-income neighborhoods of Argentina: a collaborative and virtual ethnography of structural inequality» Abstract In 2020 a month after the lockdown was declared by the Argentine government, the first cases of COVID-19 were detected in a highly over populated,  low-income neighborhood. The virus rapidly spread under conditions of unmet needs in housing, accessFortsett å lese «The Departmental Seminar Series features Dr. Silvia Hirsch»

Diskusip med SAF // Gjest: Karoline Andaur!!! (09/06/21 – 19:00)

Welcome to this semester’s last diskusip with social anthropologist and general secretary in WWF (World Wildlife Fund) Karoline Andaur! She has a masters degree in social anthropology with fieldwork about quality maintenance on a salmon farming factory in Puerto Montt in the south of Chile. Karoline Andaur also has a bachelor in social psychology. JoinFortsett å lese «Diskusip med SAF // Gjest: Karoline Andaur!!! (09/06/21 – 19:00)»

The Departmental Seminar Series features Ursula Münster! (09/06/21 – 16:00)

Title of seminar: Ursula Münster: «Weedy Belongings: Living with Postcolonial Species (invasive lantana, teak, and elephants) in South India» Abstract This paper explores the co-constituted histories of Lantana camara, colonial teak and disturbed elephants in South India. I argue that in the disturbed landscapes of the Anthropocene, questions of belonging are replaced by questions of survival:Fortsett å lese «The Departmental Seminar Series features Ursula Münster! (09/06/21 – 16:00)»

Seminar om Bacheloroppgaven! :D (31/05/2021 – 13:00)

Er du en SOSANT-student som skal skrive Bacheloroppgave om et år eller to? Da er dette et arrangment for deg! SAPU arrangerer seminar om Bacheloroppgave med Marianne Lien. Det kan kanskje virke som om det er lenge til en skal skrive Bacheloroppgaven, men tiden går fort og det kan være lurt å få litt info,Fortsett å lese «Seminar om Bacheloroppgaven! 😀 (31/05/2021 – 13:00)»

The Science Studies Colloquium Series: Creating the ‘Black American Junkie’:…(Zoom-seminar)(19/05/21 14:15 – 15:30)

Creating the ‘Black American Junkie’: Race, Space, and Epidemiological Thinking in Illicit Drug Use Research, 1950-1980 Dr. Samuel Kelton Roberts, Jr., is visiting the Science Studies Colloquium Series. Roberts is Director of Columbia University’s Institute for Research in African American Studies (IRAAS), Associate Professor of History and Associate Professor of Sociomedical Sciences. He writes, teaches, and lectures widelyFortsett å lese «The Science Studies Colloquium Series: Creating the ‘Black American Junkie’:…(Zoom-seminar)(19/05/21 14:15 – 15:30)»

The Departmental Seminar Series: «The Art of Ethnography»

«The Art of Ethnography» The Departmental Seminar Series features Paul Stoller, Professor of Anthropology at the Westchester University. Time and place: Mar. 24, 2021 3:15 PM–5:00 PM, Zoom (Oslo time) Abstract In May of 2020 gunmen riding on motorcycles looted shops, stole cattle and killed 20 people in the Tillaberi Region of Niger—the latest in a two-year cycleFortsett å lese «The Departmental Seminar Series: «The Art of Ethnography»»