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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...


Read more at: Senior Research Seminar with Dr Timothy Cooper (University of Cambridge)

Senior Research Seminar with Dr Timothy Cooper (University of Cambridge)

Friday, 13 November, 2020 - 16:15 to 18:00

Senior Research Seminar with Dr Timothy Cooper (University of Cambridge) “Live has an atmosphere of its own”: Co-presence and ethical orientation in Shi’a azadari recordings Among producers of Shi’a Islamic media in Pakistan, the quality of being live as an atmosphere capable of mediation has gained efficacy along with...


Read more at: Senior Research Seminar with Dr Nicholas Lackenby and Dr Mikkel Kenni Bruun

Senior Research Seminar with Dr Nicholas Lackenby and Dr Mikkel Kenni Bruun

Friday, 6 November, 2020 - 16:15 to 18:00

Senior Research Seminar - Dr Nicholas Lackenby and Dr Mikkel Kenni Bruun (both from the University of Cambridge) The living, the departed, and eternity in central Serbia Despite a growing body of work on local forms of historical consciousness, anthropologists have paid relatively little attention to the idea of ‘eternity...


Read more at: Senior Research Seminar - Zoia Tarasova and Tom Powell-Davies

Senior Research Seminar - Zoia Tarasova and Tom Powell-Davies

Friday, 23 October, 2020 - 16:15 to 18:00

SENIOR RESEARCH SEMINAR WITH: Tom Powell-Davies (University of Cambridge) Ritual feasting and the ‘three hearths’ of custom, church and government: The reorganisation of the space and time of social life in Asmat, Indonesian Papua Asmat villagers say that their broader collective life is centred around the ‘three hearths’...


Read more at: POSTPONED - Senior Research Seminar: Tom Powell Davies (University of Cambridge) and Laura Tradii (University of Cambridge)

POSTPONED - Senior Research Seminar: Tom Powell Davies (University of Cambridge) and Laura Tradii (University of Cambridge)

Friday, 29 May, 2020 - 16:15 to 18:00

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Read more at: Senior Research Seminar: Corinna Howland (University of Cambridge) and Ori Mautner (University of Cambridge)

Senior Research Seminar: Corinna Howland (University of Cambridge) and Ori Mautner (University of Cambridge)

Friday, 6 March, 2020 - 16:15 to 18:00

Antagonistic connections: siblingship-in-breakdown and the limits of obligation with Corinna Howland Building on a case study of fractious relations among the Charka Ramos half-siblings following the sudden death of their father, this paper considers kinship-in-breakdown. Using life histories gleaned from family members...