"Anthropology of Tourism - Heritage and Perspectives" 1.6. - 2.6.2015 in Krakow, Poland The aim of the conference is to outline the scope of the anthropology of tourism. As travels have become more and more important part of human’s life, the relations… more »
13th EASA Biennial Conference, Tallinn University, Estonia 31st July - 3rd August, 2014 The double bind between economic growth and environmental sustainability may well be the most significant conundrum that humans face today. This panel will give roo… more »
CFP: International Conference on 'Localities through Mobility. Cultures of Motorway in Contemporary Europe'
Section of Contemporary Cultural Studies in the Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań (Poland) announces call for papers for international, interdisciplinary conference entitled 'Localities thro… more »
EASA 2014: Collaboration, Intimacy & Revolution: innovation and continuity in an interconnected world Rethinking assisted conception: dynamics of law, morality and religion (P106) Tallinn, 31st July - 3rd August, 2014 Panel Abstract In the last… more »
Through paradigm change or by silent revolution, anthropology is abandoning its foundational dualism. The dichotomy between “nature” and “culture” is questioned by studies of cosmologies, which postulate the existence of “multiple natures” and of a unique “culture” shared by humans and other forms of life, things and artefacts. Western multiculturalism thus appears as one possibility among others to create collective life. There, the unity of nature is only obtained thanks to an ongoing distinction, i.e. through scientific practice, between humans seen as unique subjects of knowledge and the rest of the world seen as constituted by a myriad of known objects. The decentralisation of anthropos has profound implications for the definition of research objects and methods of inquiry, as well as for the analytical gesture and forms of restitution more »