Anthropology Seminar Series

Contacts

Yasmine Musharbash and Matt Tomlinson
Anthropology Seminar Series

2022 Seminars

 

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Meeting ID: 937 9210 4939
Passcode: 800615  

 

Semester 1 2022

Monday 28 February 3:00-4:00pm
Miranda Forsyth, ANU
Sorcery Accusation Related Violence: Fighting the Wildfire of SARV

Monday 7 March, 3:00-4:00pm
Nicolas Peterson, ANU
Why Hold a Winter Solstice Ceremony Once in 24 Years and Then Never Again?

Monday 21 March, 3:00-4:00pm
Adam Sargent, Western Sydney University
Killer Loan Apps and the Entanglements of Digital Debt in India

Monday 28 March, 3:00-4:00pm
Canay Ozden-Schilling, National University of Singapore
Real Time in Rear View: Techno-Economic Acts in Markets of Electricity

Monday 2 May, 3:00-4:00pm
Tarryn Phillips, John Taylor, Edward Narain and Philippa Chandler, Latrobe University
"Our Bula Spirit Awaits You!" (When Borders Reopen): Indigenous Wellbeing and Romanticised Inequality in Post-COVID Tourism Campaigns

Monday 9 May, 3:00-4:00pm
Robin Shoaps and Patrick Plattet, University of Alaska
Teaming up with Animals: The Making of Canine and Human Athletes in the Alaska Dog Mushing Community of Practice

Monday 16 May, 3:00-4:00pm
Rebekah Plueckhahn, University of Melbourne
Cynicism and Multiplicity: Residential Entanglements within Urban Power Relations in Mongolia

Monday 23 May, 3:00-4:00pm
Melinda Hinkson, Deakin University
See How We Roll: Enduring Exile Between Desert and Urban Australia: Reflections on Method and Writing

 

Semester 2 2022

Monday 25 July, 3:00-4:00pm
Alessandro Duranti, UCLA & Nicco La Mattin, UCLA
The Semiotics of Human Cooperation

*SPECIAL SEMINAR ANNOUNCEMENT
This week we will have a special, in-person seminar by Elizabeth Povinelli instead of the usual Monday slot.
Tuesday 9 August 4:30-5:30pm
Elizabeth A. Povinelli, Franz Boas Professor of Anthropology & Gender Studies, Columbia University
Geontologies & Four Axioms of Existence, Where to Begin?

Monday 8 August, 3:00-4:00pm
Shiori Shakuto, University of Sydney
Negotiating Plastic Elements: De-mythicizing Warriors and Plastics in Japan, the 1940s – 1970s

Monday 15 August, 3:00-4:00pm
Lisa Uperesa, University of Auckland
Against 'Globalization'?

Monday 22 August, 3:00-4:00pm
James Barry, Deakin University & Niamatullah Ibrahimi, Latrobe University
Dialect to Language: Hazara Perspectives on the Recognition of Hazaragi in Australia

Monday 29 August, 3:00-4:00pm
Hao-Li Lin, National Tsing Hua University
Local Sovereignty in an Ambiguous Space: Rethinking Marine Conservation in

Monday 19 September, 3:00-4:00pm
Helena Onnudottir, Western Sydney University
Apprehending Surtur: A Fiery Friend or Foe?

Monday 26 September, 3:00-4:00pm
Online Only (Zoom)
Greg Rawlings, University of Otago
The Cultural Politics of Allegiance: Statelessness and Citizenship in Vanuatu, 1906–1980.

Monday 10 October, 3:00-4:00pm
Melissa Demian, University of St Andrews
Referral pathways and mutual aid: Urban women in PNG seeking alternatives to law in the aftermath of violence

Monday 17 October, 3:00-4:00pm
Erik Harms, Yale University
Shadows of Saigon: Cool Behavior in a Hot City

Monday 24 October, 3:00-4:00pm
Nick Seaver, Tufts University
Computing Taste: Care and Control in Algorithmic Music Recommendation

Online FREE and open to all, registration not required

Zoom Link: https://bit.ly/2OEVSFr
Meeting ID: 937 9210 4939
Passcode: 800615

Contact Email: admin.HAL@anu.edu.au

Upcoming events

Referral pathways and mutual aid: Urban women in PNG seeking alternatives to law in the aftermath of violence

3–4pm 10 Oct 2022

Zoom Linkhttps://bit.ly/2OEVSFr Meeting ID: 937 9210 4939 Passcode: 800615 Women in Papua New Guinea (PNG) live with some of the highest rates of domestic...

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Shadows of Saigon: Cool Behavior in a Hot City

3–4pm 17 Oct 2022

Zoom Linkhttps://bit.ly/2OEVSFr Meeting ID: 937 9210 4939 Passcode: 800615 Ho Chi Minh City residents regularly orient their bodies and actions in...

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Computing Taste: Care and Control in Algorithmic Music Recommendation

3–4pm 24 Oct 2022

Zoom Linkhttps://bit.ly/2OEVSFr Meeting ID: 937 9210 4939 Passcode: 800615 The people who make music recommender systems have lofty goals: they want to...

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Past events

The Cultural Politics of Allegiance: Statelessness and Citizenship in Vanuatu, 1906–1980.

26 Sep 2022

Zoom Linkhttps://bit.ly/2OEVSFr Meeting ID: 937 9210 4939 Passcode: 800615 From 1906–1980 the majority of indigenous people in Vanuatu were stateless....

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Apprehending Surtur: A Fiery Friend or Foe?

19 Sep 2022

Zoom Linkhttps://bit.ly/2OEVSFr Meeting ID: 937 9210 4939 Passcode: 800615 Iceland does have the coldest name of all nations, but the impact of fire on its...

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Local Sovereignty in an Ambiguous Space: Rethinking Marine Conservation in Fiji

29 Aug 2022

Zoom Linkhttps://bit.ly/2OEVSFr Meeting ID: 937 9210 4939 Passcode: 800615 In 2006 a proposed legislation called the “Qoliqoli Bill” that would transfer the...

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Dialect to Language: Hazara Perspectives on the Recognition of Hazaragi in Australia

22 Aug 2022

Zoom Linkhttps://bit.ly/2OEVSFr Meeting ID: 937 9210 4939 Passcode: 800615 Hazaragi has traditionally been considered a dialect, sociolect or ethnolect of...

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Against 'Globalization'?

15 Aug 2022

Zoom Linkhttps://bit.ly/2OEVSFr Meeting ID: 937 9210 4939 Passcode: 800615 Sedimented orientations to the concept of globalization today often rest on a...

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Negotiating Plastic Elements: De-mythicizing Warriors and Plastics in Japan, the 1940s – 1970s

8 Aug 2022

Zoom Linkhttps://bit.ly/2OEVSFr Meeting ID: 937 9210 4939 Passcode: 800615 Japan is the second-largest producer of plastic waste. Most plastic waste is said...

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The Semiotics of Human Cooperation

25 Jul 2022

Zoom Linkhttps://bit.ly/2OEVSFr Meeting ID: 937 9210 4939 Passcode: 800615 Starting from dialogical, interactive studies of human discourse, we identify and...

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See How We Roll: Enduring Exile Between Desert and Urban Australia: Reflections on Method and Writing

23 May 2022

Zoom Linkhttps://bit.ly/2OEVSFr Meeting ID: 937 9210 4939 Passcode: 800615 In this seminar I reflect upon the challenges of conceiving and writing See How...

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Cynicism and Multiplicity: Residential Entanglements within Urban Power Relations in Mongolia

16 May 2022

Zoom Linkhttps://bit.ly/2OEVSFr Meeting ID: 937 9210 4939 Passcode: 800615 This paper examines opaque power relations amidst urban dwelling, waste, and...

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Teaming up with Animals: The Making of Canine and Human Athletes in the Alaska Dog Mushing Community of Practice

9 May 2022

Zoom Linkhttps://bit.ly/2OEVSFr Meeting ID: 937 9210 4939 Passcode: 800615 This paper aims to provide an intervention into the anthropology of sport and...

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