Department news

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Global war against the rat

Dr Christos Lynteris, has been awarded the Investigator Award in the Humanities and Social Sciences. He will lead a research team to investigate ‘The Global War Against the Rat and the Epistemic Emergence of Zoonosis’.

13 September 2019

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Article in Anthropology Today

Our PhD student Gabriela Manley has an article in the latest issue of Anthropology Today, entitled "Scotland's Post-Referenda Futures" - a topic relevant to everyone.

9 September 2019

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New book: "The Anthropology of Epidemics"

The Anthropology of Epidemics, co-edited by Christos Lynteris, Ann Kelly and Frédéric Keck.

17 May 2019

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New book: "How to Read Ethnography"

An essential guide to approaching anthropological texts.

17 May 2019

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New publication: "Energy and Ethics?"

By Mette M High and Jessica M Smith. This special issue of the JRAI presents a much-needed rethinking of how to understand the vital and vexing questions posed by our production, distribution, and use of energy.

30 April 2019

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PhD studentship in Social Anthropology and Modern History

The project “Esperanto 4.0: Millennials and the global Esperanto movement in historical and anthropological perspective” invites applications for one PhD studentship.

19 April 2019

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New book: “The Anthropology of the Future”

This book, by Rebecca Bryant and Daniel M Knight, presents the concept of 'orientations' as a way to study everyday life.

8 April 2019

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A warm welcome to Dr Pauline Destrée

Dr Pauline Destrée joins the Department as a postdoctoral fellow on Dr Mette High's ERC-funded project Energy Ethics.

1 April 2019

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Congratulations to Antonio Montañés Jiménez

Congratulations to Antonio Montañés Jiménez who has been awarded the prestigious Young Sociologist Prize of the Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

19 March 2019

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Time and the ethnographic horizon in moments of crisis

The Centre for Pacific Studies is excited to announce a new research venture to explore the time horizons that inform people’s perceptions of crisis.

25 February 2019