What is considered to be knowledge, whose knowledge is recognised, and how is it actually taught at the university? The social anthropology academic community discusses the decolonisation of academia.
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.
Container ships are getting ever bigger. Social anthropologists show in a new article that such growth is not financially, ecologically or socially sustainable.
What kind of strategies does a population employ to persist in their territories when surrounded by militia groups, oil companies and drug dealers? Anthropologist Mónica Amador has undertaken field work in the Colombian swamps.
Anthropology students at the Department of Social Anthropology learn coding: "Knowledge of what makes us human is a prerequisite for the development of new technology".