Engaged anthropology: Reality? Necessity? Utopia? Call for Papers.

Transformations has a panel at the SIEF2015 in Zagreb (Croatia), 21-25 June 2015. The conference theme is about “Ethnographies for the 21st century”. Join the discussion!

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The Fieldnote

Being cosmopolitans, in the name of Japan!

A fieldnote from Japanese universities (Tokyo, Nagoya, Ibaraki, Fukushima)

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The Fieldnote

The privilege of staying home

Who has the better deal? The “left-behind wife” or the travelling, bread-winning husband? Reflections about a misconception on gender equality.

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The Analysis

“Eat like a queen for free” – dumpster diving and wasteful consumer culture

More than 50% of produced food is wasted and some urban “divers” search for this waste. They explore dark courtyards of supermarkets and lay the dining table with the eatable content of trash bins.

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