TODAY, 15 JUNE: Public Anthropology Talk: “Invaluable Enmeshments in Pedagogy – Some Autoethnographic Reflections on Pedagogies of Care”, with Annie McCarthy

The Anthropology of Global Inequalities research group (University of Bayreuth) invites you to the second event of its Public Anthropology Talk series In this talk Annie McCarthy will build on a series of reflections she shared in a recent paper in HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory (2020) to explore questions about pedagogies of care inContinue reading “TODAY, 15 JUNE: Public Anthropology Talk: “Invaluable Enmeshments in Pedagogy – Some Autoethnographic Reflections on Pedagogies of Care”, with Annie McCarthy”

Collaboration in Times of a Pandemic: Reflections on a Student Exchange between the University of Namibia and the University of Bayreuth

Excerpt from BOASBLOGS Fieldwork meets Crisis: At the University of Bayreuth (UBT), all MA students in anthropology and African Studies have a unique opportunity to do fieldwork abroad, preferably in a country in Africa. This way, they are encouraged to practically engage with specific problems, to improve their research skills and to develop close collaborationsContinue reading “Collaboration in Times of a Pandemic: Reflections on a Student Exchange between the University of Namibia and the University of Bayreuth”

„Rassismus, Fachgeschichte und akademische Praxis: Warum sich der ethnographische Blick nach innen lohnt“

27.05.2021: Institutskolloquium an der Universität Göttingen Vortrag: Prof. Dr. Katharina Schramm Die Sozial- und Kulturanthropologie (SKA) steht im Feuer der Kritik: zu kolonial, zu weiß, zu liberal. Ein Fach, das sich „als Wissenschaft für die Fernkompetenz“ (Bierschenk et al. 2013: 20) oder als „Wissenschaft vom kulturell Fremden“ (Kohl 2012) begreift, erscheint zunehmend anachronistisch – undContinue reading “„Rassismus, Fachgeschichte und akademische Praxis: Warum sich der ethnographische Blick nach innen lohnt“”

Public Anthropology talk: “From hope to hate: The rise of conservative subjectivity in Brazil”, with Rosana Pinheiro-Machado

09 June 2021, 6 p.m. CEST The Anthropology of Global Inequalities research group (University of Bayreuth) invites you to the first event of its Public Anthropology Talk series. Rosana Pinheiro-Machado will present and discuss her research on political subjectivity and the rise of Bolsonarism in Brazil. Following her talk, we will discuss modes and challengesContinue reading “Public Anthropology talk: “From hope to hate: The rise of conservative subjectivity in Brazil”, with Rosana Pinheiro-Machado”

Book Launch

Political Values and Narratives of Resistance: Social Justice and the Fractured Promises of Post-colonial States. Edited By Fiona Anciano and Joanna Wheeler.  On 9 June 2021, 3pm  – 5pm (SAST)/ 2pm – 4pm (UCT) About the book This book brings together multidisciplinary perspectives to explore how political values and acts of resistance impact the delivery of social justice in post-colonialContinue reading “Book Launch”