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Read more at: Senior Research Seminar with Claire Moll (University of Cambridge) and Danny Cardoza (University of Cambridge)

Senior Research Seminar with Claire Moll (University of Cambridge) and Danny Cardoza (University of Cambridge)

Friday, 12 March, 2021 - 16:15 to 18:00

Senior Research Seminar with Claire Moll (University of Cambridge) and Danny Cardoza (University of Cambridge) Claire Moll: ‘No te voy a mentir’: The Ethics of speaking falsehoods in Rural El Salvador In rural El Salvador, one is hard pressed to encounter an interlocutor who will speak clear, true representations of his/...


Read more at: Senior Research Seminar with Dr Kelly Fagan Robinson (University of Cambridge)

Senior Research Seminar with Dr Kelly Fagan Robinson (University of Cambridge)

Friday, 26 February, 2021 - 16:15 to 18:00

Senior Research Seminar with Dr Kelly Fagan Robinson (University of Cambridge) Dislocation and epistemic injustice in UK disability assessments In 2018, a Parliamentary review gathered 7,000 statements from disabled benefits claimants who had been subject to Work Capability Assessments (WCA) and/or Personal Independence...


Read more at: Senior Research Seminar with Dr Samuel Williams (University of Cambridge)

Senior Research Seminar with Dr Samuel Williams (University of Cambridge)

Friday, 5 March, 2021 - 16:15 to 18:00

Senior Research Seminar with Dr Samuel Williams (University of Cambridge) The gift business: Learning to sell souvenirs in Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar One of the world’s oldest marketplaces, Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar has transformed over recent decades into one of the world’s most visited tourist sites. Among the most eye-...


Read more at: Senior Research Seminar with Dr Daniel White (University of Cambridge)

Senior Research Seminar with Dr Daniel White (University of Cambridge)

Friday, 19 February, 2021 - 16:15 to 18:00

Senior Research Seminar with Dr Daniel White (University of Cambridge) Model Emotion: Algorithmic, Android and Anthropological Approaches to Affect Anthropologists are not the only ones who have increasingly theorised affect over the last few decades. In the mid-1990s, computer scientists at MIT began examining affect from...


Read more at: Senior Research Seminar with Dr Holly Porter (University of Cambridge)

Senior Research Seminar with Dr Holly Porter (University of Cambridge)

Friday, 12 February, 2021 - 16:15 to 18:00

Senior Research Seminar with Dr Holly Porter (University of Cambridge) Moving toward ‘home’: love and relationships through war and displacement The processual nature of affinal relationships is well established in Africanist anthropology. This talk calls greater attention to spatial considerations and proposes the concept...


Read more at: Senior Research Seminar with Dr Ignacia Arteaga (University of Cambridge)

Senior Research Seminar with Dr Ignacia Arteaga (University of Cambridge)

Friday, 5 February, 2021 - 16:15 to 18:00

Senior Research Seminar with Dr Ignacia Arteaga (University of Cambridge) Disentangling hype from hope in cancer care: When biomarker discovery and novel forms of patient work meet Novel biomedical cancer treatments that seek to halt imminent death and alleviate suffering in the UK, Europe and North America increasingly...


Read more at: Senior Research Seminar with Dr Peter McMurray (University of Cambridge)

Senior Research Seminar with Dr Peter McMurray (University of Cambridge)

Friday, 29 January, 2021 - 16:15 to 18:00

Senior Research Seminar with Dr Peter McMurray (University of Cambridge) (Not) Listening to the Qur'an: Islam, the Sensory Turn, and Deafness In the past two decades, a number of scholars have taken interest in the centrality of sound in Islamic practices and theology, ranging from the recitation of the Qur'an to Sufi...


Read more at: Senior Research Seminar with Dr Juan del Nido (University of Cambridge)

Senior Research Seminar with Dr Juan del Nido (University of Cambridge)

Friday, 22 January, 2021 - 16:15 to 18:00

Senior Research Seminar with Dr Juan del Nido (University of Cambridge) Production, consumers’ convenience and cynical economies: the case of Uber in Buenos Aires Based on 12 months of fieldwork into Uber’s conflict in Buenos Aires, Argentina, this presentation examines convenience’s role in the emergence of what I call...


Read more at: Senior Research Seminar with David Ginsborg, (University of Cambridge) and Laura Tradii (University of Cambridge)

Senior Research Seminar with David Ginsborg, (University of Cambridge) and Laura Tradii (University of Cambridge)

Friday, 20 November, 2020 - 16:15 to 18:00

Senior Research Seminar with David Ginsborg, (University of Cambridge) and Laura Tradii (University of Cambridge) David Ginsborg, (University of Cambridge) Different protagonists: Agency, transformation, and essence between football support and left-wing activism among the ultras of Centro Storico Lebowski football club...


Read more at: Senior Research Seminar with Dr Sofía Ugarte (University of Cambridge)

Senior Research Seminar with Dr Sofía Ugarte (University of Cambridge)

Friday, 27 November, 2020 - 16:15 to 18:00

Senior Research Seminar with Dr Sofía Ugarte (University of Cambridge) Racialisation as encounter: migrant labour and ‘white’ pedagogies in the Chilean service economy This presentation examines the effects of racialisation practices in quotidian encounters between migrant Haitian women looking for work and Chilean...