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Read more at: Anthropology Beyond the Academy Seminar with Dr Ming-Tsung Lee

Anthropology Beyond the Academy Seminar with Dr Ming-Tsung Lee

Thursday, 18 February, 2021 - 14:30 to 16:00

Anthropology Beyond the Academy Seminar with Dr Ming-Tsung Lee Inside Out — A Journey of an Unconventional Anthropologist It turns out that a career in anthropology does not have to be in an academic institution. Fifteen years ago, when I finished my PhD in anthropology at Cambridge, I could never have imagined this. I got...


Read more at: POSTPONED - Anthropology Beyond the Academy with Dr Cornelia Sorabji CBE

POSTPONED - Anthropology Beyond the Academy with Dr Cornelia Sorabji CBE

Tuesday, 12 May, 2020 - 17:00 to 18:15

Anthropology, Diplomacy and Impact - POSTPONED Dr Cornelia Sorabji CBE Counsellor Strategy & External Expertise, Foreign & Commonwealth Office Professor of Political Anthropology & Public Diplomacy, UCL Cornelia’s Cambridge University Social Anthropology PhD ( Muslim Identity and Islamic Faith in Sarajevo )...


Read more at: Anthropology Beyond the Academy with Professor Tone Bringa

Anthropology Beyond the Academy with Professor Tone Bringa

Monday, 17 February, 2020 - 17:00 to 18:15

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...


Read more at: Anthropology Beyond the Academy with Tom England

Anthropology Beyond the Academy with Tom England

Monday, 18 November, 2019 - 17:15 to 18:15

With alumnus Tom England From Cambridge to the Creative Industries Since leaving Cambridge, Tom England has worked in a number of diverse settings as an actor, writer, creative project coordinator, and freelance artist, from performing in the West End to leading dementia friendly arts projects in the West Midlands. In this...


Read more at: Anthropology Beyond the Academy with Professor David Prendergast

Anthropology Beyond the Academy with Professor David Prendergast

Monday, 17 June, 2019 - 17:00 to 18:00

With alumnus Professor David Prendergast (Maynooth University) The Life and Times of a Corporate Anthropologist In 2006, David Prendergast received an intriguing invitation to become involved in the establishment of a $36 million research centre focused on sociotechnical research and design of technologies for independent...


Read more at: Anthropology Beyond the Academy with Nina Fudge and Alisi Mekatoa

Anthropology Beyond the Academy with Nina Fudge and Alisi Mekatoa

Monday, 20 May, 2019 - 17:00 to 18:00

With alumni Nina Fudge and Alisi Mekatoa The anthropologist will see you now: applied health research in public health and primary care Alisi Mekatoa and Nina Fudge will discuss how their undergraduate experiences of anthropology, in particular medical anthropology, have influenced their careers working in applied health...


Read more at: Anthropology Beyond the Academy with Sofka Zinovieff

Anthropology Beyond the Academy with Sofka Zinovieff

Tuesday, 7 May, 2019 - 17:00 to 18:00

Once an Anthropologist, Always an Anthropologist? With alumnus Sofka Zinovieff, journalist and writer Sofka will talk about how her studies in social anthropology have influenced her life and work. After completing a PhD on contemporary Greek identity, she became a journalist and writer with a lifelong connection to Greece...


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Read more at: Anthropology Beyond the Academy with Cameron Saunders

Anthropology Beyond the Academy with Cameron Saunders

Tuesday, 12 March, 2019 - 17:00 to 18:00

From Clifford Geertz to the Greatest Showman With alumnus Cameron Saunders, executive vice-president (EMEA) at Paramount Pictures How a degree in social anthropology took me into the world of advertising and marketing, from launching the mobile phone brand Orange, to creating the cultural phenomenon that was ‘The Greatest...


Read more at: Anthropology, Beyond the Academy with Sir Antony Gormley

Anthropology, Beyond the Academy with Sir Antony Gormley

Friday, 1 February, 2019 - 16:15 to 18:00

Sir Antony Gormley Inside Australia Film screening and in conversation ‘Inside Australia’ is Hugh Brody's documentary about Sir Antony Gormley's evolving relationship with the people of Menzies, Western Australia and his stunning art installation on Lake Ballard, where his 51 sculptures stand over 10 square km celebrating...