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Read more at: CUSAS Event in Collaboration with Theology Society

CUSAS Event in Collaboration with Theology Society

Wednesday, 3 March, 2021 - 17:00 to 18:30

CUSAS Event in Collaboration with Theology Society Interdisciplinary Chat: Theology and Social Anthropology Hosted in collaboration with Cambridge Theologians, we’re going to discuss important theological and anthropological issues. Theologians, Social Anthropologists and anyone interested is welcome to come and join what...


Read more at: CUSAS Seminar with Dr Elliot Prasse-Freeman (National University of Singapore)

CUSAS Seminar with Dr Elliot Prasse-Freeman (National University of Singapore)

Thursday, 25 February, 2021 - 15:00 to 16:30

CUSAS Seminar with Dr Elliot Prasse-Freeman (National University of Singapore) Cartoons, Curses, and Coups: Interpellation from Below in a Rights-less Burma How are political cartoons similar to occult cursing ceremonies, and what can both tell us about acts of resistance in a context where resistors lack rights to secure...


Read more at: CUSAS - Annual General Meeting

CUSAS - Annual General Meeting

Wednesday, 24 February, 2021 - 18:00 to 19:30

Postponed - CUSAS - Annual General Meeting This is a brilliant chance to get involved in planning student-led academic and social activities. As a CUSAS committee member, you will get experience in planning academic events, from honorary lectures to masterclasses. You will have the opportunity to invite and meet...


Read more at: CUSAS Chats

CUSAS Chats

Wednesday, 24 February, 2021 - 13:00 to 14:00

CUSAS Chats Please register for this event: cusas@socanth.cam.ac.uk


Read more at: CUSAS Social

CUSAS Social

Friday, 19 February, 2021 - 18:00 to 19:30

CUSAS Social Film Friday: The Healer and the Psychiatrist (2019) dir. Dr Mike Poltorak ‘On the South Pacific Island group of Vava’u, the traditional healer Emeline Lolohea treats people affected by spirits. One day away by ferry, the only Tongan Psychiatrist Dr Mapa Puloka has established a public psychiatry well known...


Read more at: CUSAS Seminar with Dr Irit Katz (University of Cambridge)

CUSAS Seminar with Dr Irit Katz (University of Cambridge)

Thursday, 18 February, 2021 - 17:00 to 18:30

CUSAS Seminar with Dr Irit Katz, Lecturer in Architecture and Urban Studies (University of Cambridge) Cities on the move: On urban spaces of presence and transcience of irregular migrants Irit Katz is an architect and scholar who focuses on the socio-political and cultural aspects of architecture and urbanism. Her work...


Read more at: CUSAS Chats

CUSAS Chats

Monday, 15 February, 2021 - 13:00 to 14:00

CUSAS Chats: Preparing for the field Join us for a relaxed chat with undergraduate and postgraduate students about the practical aspects of carrying out ethnographic fieldwork. We will discuss how to prepare to enter the field; how to reach out to potential gatekeepers; the practicalities of carrying out interviews and...


Read more at: CUSAS Event for first year HSPS students

CUSAS Event for first year HSPS students

Thursday, 11 February, 2021 - 17:00 to 18:00

CUSAS Event for first year HSPS students Why Choose Social Anthropology? Please register for this event: cusas@socanth.cam.ac.uk


Read more at: POSTPONED - CUSAS Film Screening - Dis.em.powered: Puerto Rico's Perfect Storm (2019)

POSTPONED - CUSAS Film Screening - Dis.em.powered: Puerto Rico's Perfect Storm (2019)

Wednesday, 10 February, 2021 - 17:00 to 18:30

CUSAS Film Screening - Dis.em.powered: Puerto Rico's Perfect Storm (2019) DIr. Roque Nonini Followed by a discussion Please register for this event: cusas@socanth.cam.ac.uk


Read more at: CUSAS Seminar with Dr Tanya Luhrmann (Stanford University)

CUSAS Seminar with Dr Tanya Luhrmann (Stanford University)

Thursday, 4 February, 2021 - 18:00 to 19:30

CUSAS Seminar with Dr Tanya Luhrmann, Watkins University Professor (Stanford University) Magic and the Mind This talk presents an approach to magic through theory of mind. It takes up the challenge presented by Tambiah’s model of magic as performative, and asks what understanding of mind that model requires. Prof Luhrmann...