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Feb 2019

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Congratulations to Diana Gibson and William Ellis!

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Congratulations to Diana Gibson and William Ellis for their special issue of Anthropology Southern Africa, “Human and plant interfaces: relationality, knowledge and practices.” Congratulations also to our postgraduate students Hameedah Parker, Tihana Nathen and Michelle Pasquallie who published in this special issue. “In 2016, a group of academics — including anthropologists, phytochemists, rangeland ecologists, conservationists, […]

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Seminar: Robert Gordon — Wednesday 6 March 2018

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Anthropology and Sociology Seminar Series 2019\   Omega: Imagining an Infrastructural World for a Hybrid Camp. Robert Gordon Formerly, Research Associate, University of the Free State & Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and African Studies, University of Vermont     Wednesday 06 March 2019 Anthropology lab, 13h00-14h20   Abstract Originally set up as a camp to house  [...]

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Seminar: Carola Lentz—Wednesday 27 February 2019

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Anthropology and Sociology Seminar Series 2019          Imagining Futures: Memory and Belonging in an African Family Carola Lentz Department of Anthropology and African Studies, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz   Wednesday 27 February 2019 Department of Anthropology and Sociology UWC Anthropology lab 13h00-14h20   The presentation explores the history of remembering and the politics of memory making—and […]

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New editorial board of the international journal Political and Legal Anthropology

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Dr Kelly Gillespie will form part of the new editorial board of the international journal Political and Legal Anthropology. The journal is being taken over by new editors, Jessica Greenberg and Jessica Winegar, who have the vision of a critical internationalist progressive project. ‘For over two decades, Political and Legal Anthropology Review (PoLAR) has provided […]

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“Towards an Independent Anthropology at African Universities: Possibilities, Challenges and Trajectories”, the University of Cologne, 10-11 January 2019

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Professor Heike Becker was recently an invited speaker at the workshop, “Towards an Independent Anthropology at African Universities: Possibilities, Challenges and Trajectories”, held at the University of Cologne, 10-11 January 2019. The workshop was organised by Professors Michael Bollig and Michaela Pelican, and Mr Karim Zafer, on behalf of the Regional Working Group Africa of […]