Department news

Global War Against the Rat project vacancies

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”

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
New book: "Encountering Entrepreneurs: An Ethnography of the Construction Business in the North of Italy"

New book: "Encountering Entrepreneurs: An Ethnography of the Construction Business in the North of Italy"

This book, by Elena Sischarenco, shows the daily life of businessmen in a particularly productive area of Northern Italy, Lombardy.

8 October 2019
Global war against the rat

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
Article in Anthropology Today

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
New book: "The Anthropology of Epidemics"

New book: "The Anthropology of Epidemics"

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

17 May 2019
New book: "How to Read Ethnography"

New book: "How to Read Ethnography"

An essential guide to approaching anthropological texts.

17 May 2019
New publication: "Energy and Ethics?"

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
PhD studentship in Social Anthropology and Modern History

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
New book: “The Anthropology of the Future”

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