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Latest Department news

ASA2020 Call for Panels

The Call for Panels is now open for the ASA2020 conference Responsibility which will take place at the University of St Andrews, UK from 24-27 August 2020.

6 November 2019

Global War Against the Rat project vacancies

We are inviting applications for two postdoctoral research fellowships for the Global War Against the Rat and the Epistemic Emergence of Zoonosis project.

17 October 2019

New Book: “Human Extinction and the Pandemic Imaginary”

Human Extinction and the Pandemic Imaginary by Christos Lynteris has just been published by Routledge’s “Studies in Anthropology” series.

11 October 2019