Anthropology Seminar Series

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Trang Ta
Anthropology Seminar Series

2024 Seminars

All seminars are presented on Monday from 3:00-4:00pm and will be available both in-person and via Zoom, except for those marked **Zoom Only
In-person seminars will be on Mondays from 3-4pm in the Coombs Building, Seminar Room B

Zoom Details:
https://bit.ly/3XEVLe2
Meeting ID: 812 1179 0732
Password: 968025

Semester 1 2024

February 19, 3:00-4:00pm, Room 3.72 RSSS building.
Mark Mosko
THE SACRIFICE OF THE YAMS: Tubers, Procreation, and Chiefly Hierarchy in the Trobriands

February 26, 3:00-4:00pm, Room 3.72 RSSS building.
Mardi Reardon-Smith 
Park rangers, pig hunters and pigs: The unruly world of invasive species management and control in a Cape York national park

March 4, 3:00-4:00pm, Room 3.72 RSSS building.
Yamini Narayanan
‘Save Cow, Save India’: Interspecific vulnerabilities in India’s cow protection politics

March 18, 3:00-4:00pm
Assa Doron
Chicken Shit and Bare Life: the ritual economy of India's chickens

March 25, 3:00-4:00pm
Shreyas Sreenath 
Black Spots: Reflections on Caste, Desire, and Discards in Bengaluru, India

April 15, 4:00-5:00pm**ONE HOUR LATER
Yancey Orr
Indigenous and Scientific Research Methods: Deception, Myth in Academic Psychology and American Indian Communities

April 19, 10:00am-1:00pm, Tea Room, Banks Building
Yancey Orr
Environmental Anthropology Masterclass  

April 22, 3:00-4:00pm
Mariko Yoshida
Oyster Restoration as More-than-Human Embodied Practice of Metabolism

April 29, 3:00-4:00pm
James Rose
From Applied to Expert Social anthropology: Emerging Concepts, Terms, and Definitions

May 6, 3:00-4:00pm POSTPONED
Tim Rowse
An ordeal of peoplehood: representations of Indigenous collectivity in the 2023 referendum

May 13, 3:00-4:00pm
Kirsty Wissing
Unsettling nature: Cross-cultural conversations about potential bioengineered conservation in the Torres Strait, Australia

May 20, 3:00-4:00pm
Janet Roitman
Platform Economies: Beyond the North-South Divide

May 21, 10:00am-1:00pm
Janet Roitman
Masteclass with Janet Roitman

No events in this series are currently scheduled. Details of future events will be posted as they become available.

Past events

Masterclass with Janet Roitman

21 May 2024

The School of Archaeology and Anthropology together with the College of Asia-Pacific, and the Capitalism Studies Network are organizing a Science and...

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Platform Economies: Beyond the North-South Divide

20 May 2024

Platform economies are depicted as the foundation for a new era of economic production. This transpires through the incorporation of digital technologies and...

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Unsettling nature: Cross-cultural conversations about potential bioengineered conservation in the Torres Strait, Australia

13 May 2024

Applied over generations, a bioengineered gene drive promises to radically reduce invasive species’ populations through suppressed breeding. As this technology...

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An ordeal of peoplehood: representations of Indigenous collectivity in the 2023 referendum - POSTPONED

6 May 2024

Presenting themselves as sovereign peoples (and not just as citizens of Australia), Indigenous Australians struggle over therms in which to represent their...

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From Applied to Expert Social anthropology: Emerging Concepts, Terms, and Definitions

29 Apr 2024

Since the 1970s, applied social anthropology has developed into the field’s best-known and most widely adopted specialization. In the 2018 Global Survey of...

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Oyster Restoration as More-than-Human Embodied Practice of Metabolism

22 Apr 2024

Local oyster producers and fisheries experts in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan's primary oyster-producing region, have observed a decline in oyster growth over...

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Masterclass with Yancey Orr

19 Apr 2024

Masterclass objectives: Advancements in both anthropology and science followed their departures from the use of broad moral frames to understand information....

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Indigenous and Scientific Research Methods: Deception, Myth in Academic Psychology and American Indian Communities

15 Apr 2024

The emerging movement to decolonize the sciences, social sciences, and humanities has emphasized the differences between Indigenous and Western scientific ways...

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Black Spots: Reflections on Caste, Desire, and Discards in Bengaluru, India

25 Mar 2024

Bengaluru, a city whose high technology firms serve as signposts of a ‘modern’, ‘caste-less’ India, is perpetually plagued by garbage pileups, clogged sewers,...

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Chicken Shit and Bare Life: the ritual economy of India's chickens

18 Mar 2024

This talk delves into the complexities of India's evolving poultry industry, reflecting on the social, cultural and economic aspects to do with the shift from...

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