Category: "persons and theories"

19/01/12

  13:26:03, by admin   . Categories: books, persons and theories

Consuming Space: On "blood timber", chewing gum, and free roaming hens

Book Review. Consuming Space: Placing Consumption in Perspective edited by Michael K. Goodman, David Goodman & Michael Redclift. Ashgate, 2010. Tereza Kuldova, PhD Fellow, Department of Ethnography, Museum of Cultural History, Oslo Chicken i… more »

01/11/11

Writing an anthropological detective story - Interview with Nancy Scheper-Hughes Part 3/3

By Aleksandra Bartoszko. Oslo University Hospital, Equality and Diversity Unit See part I of the interview Being radical critical without being leftist and part II The global trade with poor people's kidneys Nancy Scheper-Hughes is currently… more »

31/10/11

The global trade with poor people's kidneys - Interview with Nancy Scheper-Hughes Part 2/3

By Aleksandra Bartoszko. Oslo University Hospital, Equality and Diversity Unit See part I of the interview Being radical critical without being leftist Spring 2011 I attended seminar “Engaging medicine” at the University of Oslo in honor of one o… more »

04/11/10

Do they really need our "help"? New Anthropology Matters is out

What kinds of theoretical insights have emerged from the anthropology of development? What can anthropologists learn from development work? Anthropology Through Development: Putting Development Practice into Theory is the topic of the new issue of the op… more »

23/07/10

  01:50:24, by admin   . Categories: Saami, persons and theories, Arctic / Northern Regions

Researching in "non-prestigious areas" - Robert Paine 1926-2010

(via anthropologyworks) British-Canadian anthropologist Robert Paine died at the age of 84. Eveybody who's interested in the Northern and Polar areas will know his name. He sent his most recent article for publication just weeks ago. Last year his… more »

03/11/09

  19:10:11, by admin   . Categories: anthropology (general), persons and theories

Claude Levi-Strauss is dead (updated)

A month before his 101.birthday, Claude Levi-Strauss, one of the most influential anthropologists, died at the age of 100. He died over the weekend, according to the office of the president of the School for the Advanced Studies in Social Sciences, in Pa… more »

24/08/09

Why anthropologists should politicize mental illnesses

How to deal with "mental illness"? Are people who are labelled ill actually ill? Is it ok that psychologists call "adolescent rebellion" for “Oppositional Defiant Disorder”? What is anthropologists' role here? Eugenia Tsao discusses these questions in an… more »

24/07/09

Identity politics: Have anthropologists gone too far?

Inspired by a lecture by Peter Geschiere, anthropologist Yara El-Ghadban discusses a difficult and central question in our discipline: How to deconstruct a notion without destroying the meaning that it has for people? In order to challenge stereotypi… more »

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