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Published Apr. 7, 2017 12:56 PM

Jonas Kure Buer sheds light on a pivotal moment in the history of rheumatology, while modelling an anthropological approach to drug categories as meaning-making Devices

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Published Mar. 22, 2017 2:08 PM

Arnd Schneider’s Introduction ‘Alternatives: World Ontologies and Dialogues between Contemporary Arts and Anthropologies’ sets a new global agenda for the relationship between anthropology and contemporary art. In this new book, Schneider has invited an impressive range of contributors, and provides vivid interviews with many of them.

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Published Mar. 17, 2017 2:07 PM

Jon Henrik Ziegler Remme describes how  the Ifugao use olfactory, auditory and tactile techniques to manage relations with other humans and spirits.

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Published Mar. 17, 2017 11:36 AM

In this article, Maria A. Guzman-Gallegos explores the interconnections among severe oil contamination, a state-led consultation process, and compensation practices in Peru’s oldest oilfield.

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Published Mar. 15, 2017 1:55 PM

Maria A. Guzman-Gallegos discusses the governing of oil extraction in Ecuador.

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Published Jan. 20, 2017 3:53 PM

Fish sentience in industrial human-animal relations is the topic of a recent book chapter by Marianne Lien and John Law

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Published Jan. 18, 2017 2:33 PM

Marianne E. Lien and John Law provide an interesting insight into salmon aquaculture.

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Published Jan. 12, 2017 1:39 PM

 In this article, Jon Henrik Z. Remme develops an anthropological approach to ontology that highlights dynamics, transformation and the permeability of ontological boundaries.

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Published Jan. 6, 2017 3:11 PM

In his essay Arnd Schneider discusses practices by two inherently unstable discipines, art and anthropology.

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Published Nov. 30, 2016 1:12 PM

Nefissa Naguib's essay titled "The Flag and the Street" is published in Contested Memories and the Demands of the Past:History Cultures in the Modern Muslim World

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Published Nov. 17, 2016 10:23 AM

In this essay,  Arnd Schneider gives a broad overview of the field of art and anthropology, also in relation to art practice.

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Published Oct. 17, 2016 1:44 PM

Thomas Hylland Eriksen and Elisabeth Schober have edited this collection that explores the question of identity in an overheated world.

Published Sep. 22, 2016 9:21 AM

Chapter by Arnd Schneider.

Published Aug. 19, 2016 11:11 AM

The world is overheated. Too full and too fast; uneven and unequal. It is the age of the Anthropocene, of humanity’s indelible mark upon the planet. In short, Thomas Hylland Eriksen refers to  globalisation - but not as we know it.

The book forms part of the ERC Advanced Grant project “Overheating”.

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Traces of the Future, book cover
Published Apr. 20, 2016 11:02 AM

In this book Paul Wenzel Geissler, Guillaume Lachenal, John Manton and Noémi Tousignant present a close look at the vestiges of twentieth-century medical work at five key sites in Africa. The result is unprecedented view of the lingering traces of medical science from Africa’s past.

More info at the University of Chicago Press

Published Mar. 29, 2016 9:49 AM

Elisabeth Schober's new book, Base Encounters, explores the social friction that US bases have caused in South Korea, where the entertainment districts next to American military installations have come under much scrutiny.

Published Dec. 10, 2015 9:07 AM

In one form or another, water participates in the making and unmaking of people’s lives, practices, and stories. Astrid Stensrud has contributed "Chapter 3. Raining in the Andes: Disrupted Seasonal and Hydrological Cycles" in this new volume of  detailed ethnographic work analyzing the union and mutual shaping of water and social lives.

More information at www.berghahnbooks.com

Published Nov. 27, 2015 8:53 AM

Dispelling the illusion that Middle Eastern men can be fully understood through the lenses of domination and patriarchy, Nefissa Naguib looks at contemporary Egyptian foodways to better understand how men enact masculinity in displays of caregiving and love through Food.

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Published Nov. 17, 2015 2:39 PM

Thomas Hylland Eriksen has contributed chapter 15 Globalization and Its Contradictions in this companion which provides an indispensable overview of contemporary and classical issues in social and cultural anthropology.

More info at www.ashgate.com

Published Nov. 17, 2015 1:28 PM

Thomas Hylland Eriksen has contributed the chapter  "What Everybody Should Know about Nature-Culture: Anthropology in the Public Sphere and “The Two Cultures” in this new collection.

More information at www.berghahnbooks.com

Published Oct. 7, 2015 10:27 AM

Marianne Elisabeth Lien and John Law have written the Chapter "What You Need to Know to Be a Fish Farmer in West Norway" in this new playful and accessible book, which looks at different types of work around the world and delivers a wealth of information and advice about a wide array of jobs and professions.

More information at cornellpress.cornell.edu

Published June 24, 2015 2:01 PM

This is the first ethnographic account of salmon aquaculture, the most recent turn in the human history of animal domestication. Marianne Elisabeth Lien explores how the growth of marine domestication has blurred traditional distinctions between fish and animals, recasting farmed fish as sentient beings, capable of feeling pain and subject to animal-welfare legislation.

For more information visit www.ucpress.edu

Published May 15, 2015 10:13 AM

With Ingjerd Hoëms article in Living Kinship in the Pacific she shows  how kinship and gender,and political and other aspects of existence, are orchestrated through ritual practices.

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Published Apr. 7, 2015 10:48 AM

Through an ethnographically based study of local communicative practices in the Pacific atoll society of Tokelau, Ingjerd Hoëm adds to our understanding of how systems of governance are constituted by minute acts of social interaction, and are informed by our conceptions of the nature of sociality.

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Published Apr. 1, 2015 11:53 AM

In Para-States and Medical Science, P. Wenzel Geissler and the contributors examine how medicine and public health in Africa have been transformed as a result of economic and political liberalization and globalization, intertwined with epidemiological and technological changes.

 

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