Day of Anthropology workshop: Making anthropology public – in collaboration

In this blog the Dutch Anthropological Association shares the findings of the ethnographic experiment that took place during the Dag van de Antropologie on May 19 (2017) in which we looked for ways of ‘making anthropology public – in collaboration’. Our aim was to research how to do so, and to provide the audience with some ideas on […]

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Dag van de Antropologie 2017: Solidarity!

On Friday May 19, the Dutch Anthropological Association (ABv) organizes its yearly “Dag van de Antropologie/Anthropology Day”. This year’s theme is Solidarity! Solidarity is a key theme in today’s world, marked as it is by various crises induced by war, climate change and economic inequalities. In this interactive day of presentations and discussions, we explore […]

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A Show of Horses and Men: about the exhibition Horseday

Louisa Rutten (Master student at the Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology) investigates the ability of art to let its subjects speak and be heard in a review of the Horseday exhibition in the Stedelijk Museum. In Horseday, black Philadelphian men are represented by French-Algerian artist Mohammed Bourouissa in video, photographs and art pieces. The […]

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Rhythm & Roots – “Van Blues tot Hiphop” of “Van field hollers tot race records”?

Speciaal voor Antropologen.nl (en een beetje voor zichzelf) bezocht Ruben Reus de tentoonstelling “Rhythm & Roots: Van Blues tot Hiphop” in het Tropenmuseum. Een kleurrijke tentoonstelling met op zo’n honderd vierkante meter de mooiste verzameling muziek die hij ooit mocht beluisteren. En ook nog eens een invalshoek die de doorsnee antropoloog doet watertanden… Je loopt een […]

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