African Anthropology Seminar

Due to the continued impact of Covid-19, we will have Zoom seminars this autumn. We hope to resume actual meetings again next year.

Upcoming

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Time and place: Oct. 28, 2021 4:00 PM6:00 PM, ZOOM

Claiming the territory – and retreating. The Bong Mining project and its histories.

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Time and place: Nov. 11, 2021 4:00 PM6:00 PM, ZOOM

Postcolonial Psychiatry and Memory Work in a West African Clinic.

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Time and place: Dec. 2, 2021 4:00 PM6:00 PM, ZOOM

Radio, mobility, and migration. A view from Kayes, Mali.

Time and place: Jan. 13, 2022 2:15 PM4:15 PM, ZOOM

TBA

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Time and place: Feb. 10, 2022 4:00 PM6:00 PM, ZOOM

Labour and living conditions in the cut flower industry at Lake Naivasha, Kenya.

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Time and place: June 17, 2021 4:00 PM6:00 PM, Room 648 Eilert Sundts Hus (AND ZOOM)

Speculative Presences and Temporal Disjunctures: Exploring Landscapes for Truffles, Water, and Gas in the Kalahari Desert

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Time and place: May 20, 2021 4:00 PM6:00 PM, Room 648 Eilert Sundts Hus (AND ZOOM)

TBA

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Time and place: Apr. 29, 2021 4:00 PM6:00 PM, Room 648 Eilert Sundts Hus (AND ZOOM)

наука и жизнь (Science and life.) Russian-Guinean scientific cooperation looking for viruses in the sub-prefecture of Madina Oula (1980-1990)

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Time and place: Mar. 18, 2021 4:00 PM6:00 PM, Room 648 Eilert Sundts Hus (AND ZOOM)

Making Friends and Playing the Game. Tanzanian Indians Negotiating Distance and Belonging through Practices of Bribery

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Time and place: Feb. 18, 2021 4:00 PM6:00 PM, Room 648 Eilert Sundts Hus (AND ZOOM)

Negotiating families

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Time and place: Dec. 3, 2020 4:00 PM6:00 PM, Room 648 Eilert Sundts Hus (AND ZOOM)

Living in hype: Tanzanian technologists and health for all in an era of techno-optimism

Time and place: Nov. 19, 2020 4:00 PM6:00 PM, Room 648 Eilert Sundts Hus (AND ZOOM)

Blind spots in global health:  Lassa Fever, Science and the making of neglect in Sierra Leone. 

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Time and place: Oct. 22, 2020 4:00 PM6:00 PM, Room 648 Eilert Sundts Hus

Between the lab and the field:  Plants and places of evidence in a Ugandan-Australian research collaboration

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Time and place: Sep. 24, 2020 4:00 PM6:00 PM, Room 648 Eilert Sundts Hus (AND ZOOM)

East Germans in Mozambique: Negotiating Solidarity and the Everyday

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Time and place: Aug. 27, 2020 4:00 PM7:00 PM, Room 648 Eilert Sundts Hus

Welcome to a film screening and discussion with the film maker, Gregg Mitman, Professor of History of Science, Medical History, and Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin in Madison.