Keynote Anthropology Day 2024 | Reimagining welfare futures as things fall apart

This year’s Anthropology Day Welfare States in Crisis is organized in collaboration with the Crafting Resilience and Prototyping Welfare projects, two recently awarded research projects carried out by anthropologists from Leiden University. Anouk de Koning, Martha Kapazoglou, and Vénicia Sananès (Leiden University/University of Amsterdam) will deliver the keynote address on the day. Here is their […]

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Sneak Peek | Abstract Panel One | Anthropology Day 2024

Hi Everyone, We would like to provide you a sneak peek of the Anthropology Day 2024, 17 May in Leiden, by posting the abstract of Panel One. Changing the system from within: how ‘outcast’ professionals try to bring about the change they wish to see in the world Anthropologists conducting fieldwork within public organizations often […]

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Anthropology Day 2024: Welfare States in Crisis

Wereldmuseum Leiden May 17th 2024 10.00 – 18.30 tickets: https://www.ticketkantoor.nl/shop/WcQcPMGymD After decades of neoliberal erosion, across Europe, once solid welfare states are coming apart at the seams. It has now become increasingly clear that we are living and working in a grim moment in which welfare actors are unable to live up to promises of […]

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Anthropology Day 2023 – Roundtable discussion
Anthropology Day 2023

Round table – Rodrigo Ochigame, Payal Arora, Mark Westmoreland, Federico De Musso Rodrigo Ochigame is an assistant professor in the Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology at Leiden University. Their research examines unorthodox models of computational rationality, such as nonclassical logics from Brazil, nonbinary Turing machines from India, and frameworks of information science from […]

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Anthropology Day 2023 – Parallel panel sessions
Anthropology Day 2023

Which panel session will you join this Friday? 🤷‍♂️   The LaSSA will coordinate one of the panel sessions. 👉‘𝐒𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐏𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐩𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐬 𝐨𝐧 𝐂𝐡𝐚𝐭𝐆𝐏𝐓 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐞𝐚𝐜𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠’ – 𝐍𝐢𝐞𝐤 𝐯𝐚𝐧 𝐝𝐞 𝐏𝐚𝐬 (𝐏𝐡𝐃), 𝐋𝐨𝐛𝐤𝐞 𝐌𝐚𝐜𝐡𝐢𝐞𝐥𝐚 (𝐁𝐀), 𝐑𝐢𝐤 𝐯𝐚𝐧 𝐇𝐮𝐢𝐳𝐞𝐧 (𝐁𝐀), 𝐀𝐛𝐝𝐮𝐥𝐟𝐚𝐭𝐚𝐡 𝐀𝐛𝐝𝐮𝐥𝐤𝐚𝐝𝐢𝐫 (𝐁𝐀) & 𝐀𝐧𝐧𝐢𝐤𝐚 𝐋𝐨𝐨𝐩 (𝐁𝐀). Much is written and said about the potential […]

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Anthropology Day 2023 – Keynote lectures

Keynote lecture ‘Anthropological Strategies for Reimagining the Digital’ – Rodrigo Ochigame Since the 1980s, anthropologists have developed multiple strategies for reimagining digital technologies. They have examined the unintended effects of new technologies; exposed the implicit assumptions of designers and engineers; collaborated with computer programmers, activists, hackers, and free and open-source software advocates; and explored the […]

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Anthropology Day 2023: Reimagining the Digital
Anthropology Day 2023

On Friday 12 May 2023 (10.00-18.30), the Dutch Anthropological Association (ABv) organizes its annual Anthropology Day at Museum Volkenkunde (Leiden). This year’s theme is ‘Reimagining the Digital’. Please sign up here. We look forward to seeing you in Leiden! Digital technologies have become matters of life and death. We live at a time when robots […]

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