Anthropology Seminar Series

Event details


Date & time

Monday 29 March 2021






Yasmine Musharbash and Matt Tomlinson

2021 Seminars

Semester 1 2021

Monday 29 March 3:00-4:00pm

Tess Lea, University of Sydney
Wild Policy: a theory. method and activation

Monday 19 April 3:00-4:00pm

Benjamin Hegarty, University of Melbourne
The State-Issued ‘Identity Card’ as Visual Medium in Postauthoritarian Indonesia

Monday 3 May Special start time 2:00pm

Ilana Gershon, Indiana University
Put Your Mask On!: Contractual Sociality at Work in the Pandemic

Monday 10 May Special start time 4:00pm

Alice Rudge, University College London
The Known and the Unknown: Sensing Others in the Batek's Forest, Malaysia

Monday 17 May 3:00-4:00pm

Lawrence Gross, University of Redlands
Post Apocalypse Stress Syndrome in the Age of COVID-19

Monday 24 May 3:00-4:00pm

Philip Fountain, Victoria University–Wellington
Humanitarian Confessions: Ethnography, Autobiography and the Locations of Religion in Aidland

Semester 2 2021

Monday 2 August 3:00-4:00pm

Malini Sur, Western Sydney University
Jungle Passports: Fences, Mobility and Citizenship at the Northeast India-Bangladesh Border

Monday 9 August 3:00-4:00pm

Courtney Handman, University of Texas – Austin
Unnatural Languages: Conversion, Deception, and the Colonial Limits of the Human

Monday 16 August 3:00-4:00pm

Carlos Mondragón, Colegio de México
Of Winds, Worms and Fertility: The Meci Festival in Timor-Leste

Monday 23 August 3:00-4:00pm

Caroline Schuster, Australian National University
Weedy Finance: Insurance and the Quest for Parameters on Unstable Grounds

Monday 30 August 3:00-4:00pm

Joanne Thurman, Australian National University
Warlpiri Materiality

Monday 20 September 3:00-4:00pm

Arzoo Osanloo, University of Washington

Monday 27 September 3:00-4:00pm

Andrea Ballestero, Rice University
Expanding the Social World Downwards: Aquifers and Post-Extractivist Futures in Costa Rica

Monday 11 October 3:00-4:00pm

Eve Vincent, Macquarie University
Look After Them?: Life on Welfare in Australia Today

Monday 18 October Special start time 12:00pm

Webb Keane, University of Michigan
The Ethical, the Political, and the Moral Economy

Monday 25 October 3:00-4:00pm

Holly High, Deakin University
“Can You Policy”? Policy as a Verb in Lao PDR

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