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Anthropology Beyond the Academy with Professor Tone Bringa

When Feb 17, 2020
from 05:00 PM to 06:15 PM
Where Edmund Leach Seminar Room, Dept of Social Anthropology, Free School Lane
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With alumnus Professor Tone Bringa

From the Warzone to the Courtroom- Anthropology on the Frontlines

In this talk, I draw on my experiences working «beyond academia» for the UN peacekeeping forces during the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina (1992-95), as an expert witness for the War Crimes Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and in a later criminal case. I discuss in what ways my training as an anthropologist gave me unique insights, informed how I approached my work, and how my experiences with the war and its aftermath have formed me as an anthropologist.