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 2021

Monday 25 July, 3:00-4:00pm

Alessandro Duranti, UCLA & Nicco La Mattin, UCLA

The Semiotics of Human Cooperation

 

Monday 1 August, 3:00-4:00pm

Yasmine Musharbash, ANU

 

Monday 8 August, 3:00-4:00pm

Shiori Shakuto, University of Sydney

 

Monday 15 August, 3:00-4:00pm

Lisa Uperesa, University of Auckland

 

Monday 22 August, 3:00-4:00pm

James Barry, Deakin University & Niamatullah Ibrahimi, Latrobe University

 

Monday 29 August, 3:00-4:00pm

Hao-Li Lin, National Tsing Hua University

 

Monday 19 September, 3:00-4:00pm

Helena Onnudottir, Western Sydney University

 

Monday 26 September, 3:00-4:00pm

Greg Rawlings, University of Otago

 

Monday 10 October, 3:00-4:00pm

Melissa Demian, University of St Andrews

 

Monday 17 October, 3:00-4:00pm

Erik Harms, Yale University

 

Monday 24 October, 3:00-4:00pm

Nick Seaver, Tufts University

 

Online FREE and open to all, registration not required

Zoom Link: https://bit.ly/2OEVSFr

Meeting ID: 937 9210 4939 

Passcode: 800615

Contact Email: soaa.admin.cass@anu.edu.au

Upcoming events

The Semiotics of Human Cooperation

3–4pm 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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Past events

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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"Our Bula Spirit Awaits You!" (When Borders Reopen): Indigenous Wellbeing and Romanticised Inequality in Post-COVID Tourism Campaigns

2 May 2022

Zoom Linkhttps://bit.ly/2OEVSFr Meeting ID: 937 9210 4939 Passcode: 800615 Much recent commentary posits Covid-19 as an opportunity to reset the global...

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Real Time in Rear View: Temporal Acts in Markets of Electricity

28 Mar 2022

This paper explores what “real time” means to market actors. My focus is on the traders, market designers, and engineers acting in the electricity markets of...

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Killer Loan Apps and the Entanglements of Digital Debt in India

21 Mar 2022

This talk introduces a new research project I will be conducting on digital lending and everyday forms of indebtedness in India through an analysis of scandals...

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Why Hold a Winter Solstice Ceremony Once in 24 Years and Then Never Again?

7 Mar 2022

In early July 1972, a Warlpiri man invited me to a ceremony he was organising to shorten the night. As a new arrival in central Australia, I assumed that this...

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Sorcery Accusation Related Violence: Fighting the Wildfire of SARV

28 Feb 2022

This seminar outlines some of the main findings of the project ‘Improving the Impact of State and Non-State Interventions in Overcoming Sorcery Accusation...

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“Can You Policy?": Researching Lao Science and State in COVID Times

25 Oct 2021

Zoom: https://bit.ly/2OEVSFr  Meeting ID: 937 9210 4939 Passcode: 800615 Abstract: In Lao PDR, the standard translation for policy is nanyubay. But this...

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Life with Turing Machines: Ethics at the Edges of the Human

18 Oct 2021

Zoom: https://bit.ly/2OEVSFr  Meeting ID: 937 9210 4939 Passcode: 800615 Social media, robots, and algorithms are drawing people into new forms of social...

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