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2016 / 2017

Date / Time Details Where
28 Apr 2017 10:00am - 5:00pm Seminar: Introducing Occult Anthropology
Speaker: Peter Geschiere # University of Amsterdam
Screening Room, 50 George Square, Edinburgh
31 Mar 2017 3:00pm - 5:00pm Seminar: The Vitality of Labour: reviving a materialist ethics & knowledge
Speaker: Professor Laura Bear # London School of Economics
Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15A George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9LD
30 Mar 2017 5:30pm - 6:30pm Seminar: Munro Lecture: The Public Good: Austerity, Infrastructure & a Social Calculus
Speaker: Professor Laura Bear # London School of Economics
Meadows Lecture Theatre, Doorway 4, Old Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG
24 Mar 2017 3:00pm - 5:00pm Seminar: Re-articulating Remains: Mass Grave Exhumation and Genocide Corpses in Rwanda
Speaker: Dr Laura Major # University of Edinburgh
Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15A George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9LD
17 Mar 2017 3:00pm - 5:00pm Seminar: Violence and Spirituality: Khidr cosmography at the Turkish/Syrian interface
Speaker: Dr Yael Navaro # University of Cambridge
Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15A George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9LD
10 Mar 2017 3:00pm - 5:00pm Seminar: Waiting for the Pandemic
Speaker: Dr Carlo Caduff # King's College London
Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15A George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9LD
3 Mar 2017 3:00pm - 5:00pm Seminar: Politics, Interrupted
Speaker: Professor Tania Li # University of Toronto
Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15A George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9LD
2 Mar 2017 5:30pm - 6:30pm Seminar: Munro Lecture: After Development: Surplus population and the politics of entitlement
Speaker: Professor Tania Li # University of Toronto
Meadows Lecture Theatre, Doorway 4, Old Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG
24 Feb 2017 3:00pm - 5:00pm Seminar: The garrison-estate: Karachi's corporate architectures of in/security
Speaker: Dr Laurent Gayer # Sciences Po/CNRS
Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15A George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9LD
17 Feb 2017 3:00pm - 5:00pm Seminar: Fiction, Friction and FabricationTangled tales from the global trade in human hair
Speaker: Professor Emma Tarlo # Goldsmiths, University of London
Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15A George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9LD
10 Feb 2017 3:00pm - 5:00pm Seminar: Anthropology and the ‘Migration Crisis’ 2
Speaker: Professor Evthymios Papataxiarchis # University of the Aegean; Speaker: Dr Sophia Woodman # University of Edinburgh
Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15A George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9LD
3 Feb 2017 3:00pm - 5:00pm Seminar: A 'kinship anthropology of politics'? Interest, the collective self, and kinship in Argentine unions
Speaker: Dr Sian Lazar # University of Cambridge
Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15A George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9LD
27 Jan 2017 3:00pm - 5:00pm Seminar: Intimacy, secrecy and the joint family in middle-class Pakistan
Speaker: Dr Ammara Maqsood # University of Oxford
Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmilland Building, 15A George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9LD
20 Jan 2017 3:00pm - 5:00pm Seminar: ‘Slow Marriage’, ‘Fast Bogadi’: Change and Continuity in Marriage in Botswana
Speaker: Dr Jacqueline Solway # Trent University
Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15A George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9LD
19 Jan 2017 5:00pm - 7:00pm Seminar: After Death: Event, Narrative, Feeling
Speaker: Professor Michael Lambek # University of Toronto
Screening Room, 50 George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9JU
6 Dec 2016 3:00pm - 5:00pm Seminar: The politics of the handloom: craft, technology and the modern nation in China and India
Speaker: Professor Francesca Bray # University of Edinburgh
Seminar Room, Learning Centre, NMS, Chambers Street, Edinburgh
1 Dec 2016 8:30pm - 11:00pm Social: Christmas Gathering
Hosted by: SocAnthSoc # Edinburgh University
New Amphion, Teviot House
25 Nov 2016 3:00pm - 5:00pm Seminar: Socialist Biography and Post-socialist Ethnography: On the Ethical Dilemmas of Trust and Intimacy during Fieldwork
Speaker: Dr Grit Wesser # University of Edinburgh
Seminar Room 2, Chrystal macmillan Building, 15A George Square
23 Nov 2016 4:00pm - 6:00pm Seminar: Charles Jedrej Lecture
Speaker: Luisa Enria # University of Bath
Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal MacMillan Building, 15A george sq
18 Nov 2016 3:00pm - 5:00pm Seminar: Cultivating Hope in South India: The Affective Ecologies of Zero Budget Natural Farming
Speaker: Daniel Munster # University of Heidelberg
Room G.02, 16 - 20 George Square (via 19 George Sq)
11 Nov 2016 3:00pm - 5:00pm Seminar: ‘Be transformed by the renewing of your mind’: Personhood and ‘interiority’ among Pentecostals of the Assemblies of God in Benin Republic
Speaker: Sitna Quiroz # Durham University
Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15A George Square
4 Nov 2016 3:00pm - 5:00pm Seminar: Bureaucracy from Below: Stabilising land rights after Zimbabwe’s land reform program
Speaker: Leila Sinclair-Bright # University of Edinburgh
Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15A George Square
28 Oct 2016 3:00pm - 5:00pm Seminar: Blurred Objects: Trees, Shinto, and the Nonreligious in a Japanese NGO
Speaker: Chika Watanabe # University of Manchester
Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15A George Square
21 Oct 2016 3:00pm - 5:00pm Seminar: The Weeping Cardboard Madonna; Irregular miracles on the Polish Belarusian border
Speaker: Aimee Joyce # University of St Andrews
Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15A George Square
14 Oct 2016 2:00pm - 5:00pm Seminar: Roundtable Discussion: Europe and the Migration Crisis
Speaker: Seb Bachelet # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Ruben Andersson # University of Oxford
6th floor staffroom, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15A George Square
7 Oct 2016 3:00pm - 5:00pm Seminar: Under the Influence: On the Ethics of Researching with Active Drug Users
Speaker: Lucy Pickering # University of Glasgow
Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15A George Square
30 Sep 2016 3:00pm - 5:00pm Seminar: Creation and Transformation: Skill, Value and the Satisfaction of Scrap Work
Speaker: Andrew Sanchez # University of Cambridge
Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15A George Square
6 May 2016 3:00pm - 5:00pm Seminar: Artist Talk: Edgar Heap of Birds
Speaker: Edgar Heap of Birds # USA Ford fellow
Room S1, 7 George Square
5 May 2016 2:00pm - 6 May 2016 5:00pm Workshop: Workshop: Houses, Memory and the State
Hosted by: Professor Janet Carsten # University of Edinburgh
Practice Suite, 1st Floor, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15A George Square
24 Mar 2016 5:15pm - 6:15pm Seminar: Munro Lecture - Speculations: anthropology and commercial gambling
Speaker: Professor Rebecca Cassidy # Goldsmiths University of London
Lecture Theatre 3, Appleton Tower
16 Mar 2016 10:00am - 5:30pm Workshop: Latin American Symposium on Politics & Social Science
Hosted by: Dr Maya Mayblin # University of Edinburgh
6th Floor Common Room, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15A George Sq
Edinburgh Students