Webpages tagged with «Anthropology»
The course invites the participants to develop an ecologically informed approach to anthropology, where the political is studied mainly through its effects.
Sarah Mahoney is among the few anthropology students who have gone on fieldwork as normal during the pandemic. “The village is quite self-sufficient therefore I did not feel the impact of covid as much as in the city,” she says.
Rapid economic growth is driving up demand for real estate in India. New research reveals the techniques Indian authorities are using to transfer land from poor farmers to rich investors.
- Thousands of Norwegians are trapped in jobs that are totally pointless, says Ståle Wig.
Through her position as Professor II at the Department of Social Anthropology, Penny Harvey has tried to put people intellectually in touch with each other.
Registration is now open for the international conference 'GLOBAL TRACES: Art Practice, Ethnography, Contested Heritage', at the University of Oslo, 7- 8 February 2019.
The recent Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea has spurred a range of responses from all over the world. Some of these responses exemplify the ongoing stereotyping of Africa and Africans. Public discourse, unfortunately, still has the tendency of addressing Africa as a country, a war ridden space full of sadness and its inhabitants as savage and helpless. But stereotypes are not limited to these images of misery.
Marit Melhuus og Signe Howell bidrar i denne antologien med artikkelen "Adoption and Assisted Conception: One Universe of Unnatural Procreation. An Examination of Norwegian Legislation". Med et overordnet fokus på slektskap, diskuterer artikkelen noen sammenhenger mellom assistert befruktning og adopsjon med utgangspunkt i norske lovgivningsprosesser og i et historisk perspektiv.