The contested future of anthropology

Anthropology Day 2019, a collaboration with the Research Center for Material Culture, was about FUTURES, focusing on the anthropology of the future and the future of anthropology. What futures do anthropologists imagine and strive for? What are the implicit and explicit agendas and ambitions for the future in the work of anthropologists (e.g., decolonization, sustainability, equality)? […]

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FUTURE | Ton Salman | Speech

On Friday June 7th 2019, the Dutch Anthropological Association (ABv) once again organized the annual “Anthropology Day”. This time the overarching theme was “the anthropology of the future and the future of anthropology”. The event took place at the National Museum of Ethnology (Museum Volkenkunde) in Leiden. Once again it was a success, with nearly […]

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Huub Beijers | Medische Antropologie

Huub Beijers was directeur van het Basisberaad GGZ in Rotterdam en projectleider interculturalisatie bij GGZ Centraal. Nu werkt hij als directeur bij het Steunpunt GGZ in Utrecht. Hij is bekend als co-auteur van het boek ‘Kralen zonder ketting’, waarin hij vertelt over zijn onderzoek in de Kaapverdische gemeenschap in Rotterdam. Hij richt zich hierin op […]

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Kunst en antropologie

Heb jij ook het drukbezochte evenement Art & Anthropology moeten missen? Gelukkig dat de Utrechtse antropoloog Kirsten Bedner haar notities heeft gedeeld met antropologen.nl. Op humoristische wijze neemt zij ons mee op ontdekkingstocht door de wondere wereld van kunstzinnige antropologie. ‘Art and anthropology’: een ontdekkingstocht naar de relatie tussen kunst en antropologie Steeds dichter drommen […]

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Arbeidsomstandigheden voor Turkse migrantenvrouwen in NL

| Werken tot je neervalt: Turkse migrantenvrouwen en hun kwetsbare positie binnen de Nederlandse  samenleving | Sevde Koca, misschien zegt die naam je wel wat. Dat kan kloppen, want voor antropologen.nl schreef zij al eerder over haar keuze om medische antropologie aan de UvA te studeren. In dit artikel gaat zij in op haar masteronderzoek […]

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Home sweet home? How we deal with our return from the field

Niaan Pereboom recently graduated from Aarhus University in Denmark, where she studied Human Security. For her fieldwork, Niaan worked for an Embassy in Belgrade and simultaneously conducted research for her master thesis, which offered insights into the influence of international actors in the promotion of transitional justice. Home sweet home? How we deal with our […]

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Intersectional account of Ethiopian women’s circular migration

Dusit Abdi Ali recently obtained her master’s degree from the Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology at Uppsala University in Sweden. She wrote her master thesis about the migration and re-migration of Ethiopian domestic workers, which includes interviews held with twelve women. In this article, Dusit will elaborate on the (intersectional) findings of her master […]

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Working in the field: How to be an ethnographer and volunteer

This blog is a second in the series of the experiences with fieldwork of Janne. The first blog discussed the personal challenges of doing fieldwork. This blog is based on an ethnographic account of welfare advice work in Manchester, North East England. In the United Kingdom, welfare reforms, budget cuts in public service sector, and […]

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