Anthropology Day 2018 opens with roundtable on decolonizing anthropology

Plenary Roundtable ‘Decolonizing Anthropology?’ 09:40 AM – 11:10 AM Grote Zaal We will open the Anthropology Day with a plenary roundtable on ‘Decolonizing anthropology?’ Five speakers will discuss whether anthropology is in need of decolonization. What would they understand decolonization to mean? What should be done, and who should take the lead in doing so? […]

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Ghassan Hage keynote speaker Anthropology Day 2018

Ghassan Hage is the University of Melbourne’s Future Generation Professor of Anthropology and Social Theory and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. Hage’s scholarship, from his early White Nation: Fantasies of White Supremacy in a Multicultural Society (1998) to his most recent Is Racism an Environmental Threat? (2017), presents some of the […]

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Call for Papers Annual Anthropology Day

This year’s annual Anthropology Day, organized by the Dutch Anthropological Association (Antropologen Beroepsvereniging, ABv), will focus on “Anthropology in Troubled Times.” We take our lead from Paul Stoller’s recent call for an engaged anthropology, and ask how anthropology deals with and positions itself with respect to the social challenges and heated political debates our world is facing […]

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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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