Doing research on the tradition of lapwing egg-hunting in the Netherlands, I was suddenly stripped of all academic cultural capital. A small word had blurred my scientific authority. Being a “Colombian”, I surely must be from a war torn, cocaine growing jungle country far from the modern standards of Dutchness.
Who has the better deal? The “left-behind wife” or the travelling, bread-winning husband? Reflections about a misconception on gender equality.
Understanding the challenges of the Ebola crisis through the eyes of anthropologists
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.
For the Wednesday workshop on Life Histories Lieblich, Amia: Narratives of Positive Aging. Seaside Stories: link. Bilu, Yoram. Without Bounds. The Life and Death of Rabbi Ya’aqov Wazana: part 1 / part 2. For the Thursday tour in Jaffa and the weekend trip to Haifa Dan Rabinowitz and Daniel Monterescu. Reconfiguring the “Mixed Town”: Urban Transformations of Ethnonational Relations in Palestine and Israel: link. Andreas Hackl Social anthropologist and journalist with a focus on urban issues, displacement and mobility in the Middle East....