Posts by Transformations Network:
The SIEF organizers have just opened their call for panels. The theme of the conference is ‘Utopias, Realities, Heritages. Ethnographies for the 21st century’. Application deadline will be the 9th November.
The organizers of the international exhibition ‘Approaches of Happiness’ are currently looking for people who want to participate in the production of a booklet and an on-going research / contemporary arts project on ‘happiness’.
Are you working for a company or organisation without getting paid? Then you are one of the many with an honorary job.
We invite paper proposals for a panel at the “Networked Urban Mobilities” Conference in Copenhagen (5-7th of November 2014).
Thomas Hylland Eriksen is professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Oslo and author of “Engaging Anthropology: The Case for A Public Presence”. For the Transformations project, he speaks about anthropologists’ relation to the public, and deconstructs the fears we as social scientists often have when thinking about going public: One doesn’t need to oversimplify in order to bridge the gap from the research we do to a wider audience. So don’t be scared of story-telling and don’t hide the great characters and events you discover behind analysis, but rather let analysis speak through them.