Following The Anthropologist

How do you explain climate change to a lay person? Do you show images of melting ice caps and withered landscapes? Or numbers and charts that explain the effects of polluted air and changing temperatures? Sure, you would be able to make a solid case, but chances are that your audience has tuned out before […]

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An Introduction to Participatory Action Research

On January 19, the ABv workgroup Public Anthropology organized a workshop called Introduction to Participatory Action Research (PAR) in Utrecht. The main objective of the ABv workgroup is to seek ways in which anthropological perspectives can be shared, and maybe even collectively constructed, with a broader public. That is why the organizers chose to offer […]

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Nieuwe informatie over de antropoloog die de werkelijkheid naar zijn hand zette

Hij werd in de media de “Diederik Stapel van de antropologie” genoemd. Mart Bax, lange tijd bijzonder hoogleraar politieke antropologie aan de Vrije Universiteit, deed tijdens zijn carrière onderzoek in Ierland, Noord-Brabant en Bosnië. Met name zijn onderzoek in Bosnië werd breed uitgemeten in bijvoorbeeld de Volkskrant, NRC en Trouw. Nadat Bax in 2002 met […]

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What to do with the ‘Dead White Male Gallery’?

Decentering  Courses and Curricula in Anthropology 02:10 PM – 03:40 PM Paviljoenzaal In courses anthropologists offer their students, Western intellectual traditions still predominate. Whether we teach on ‘the’ canon, on a specific topic or on regions, ethnocentric bias and colonial heritage continue to play their part in our curricula. How can we teach on the […]

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Ethical dilemmas in Anthropology

Ethics, integrity and data Management: Anthropological  Strategies 11:40 AM – 01:10 PM Nooterzaal Increasingly confronted with rules and regulations for data management and open science, we feel it is urgent for anthropology to revisit dilemmas about ethics, integrity and open science. Focusing on the person of the researcher and the protection of our interlocutors, we […]

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