Provisional programme

3 September 2014 (Wednesday):

12.00-1.00 pm: Lunch and registration

1.00-1.15 pm: Welcome

Panel 1: ‘We’/‘Us’ and the reimagining of anthropology

1.15-1.45 pm: Affinities and Alterities of Anthropology, Mahmut Mutman, Istanbul Şehir University, Turkey

1.45-2.15 pm: Towards an Ecumenical Anthropology, João de Pina-Cabral, School of Anthropology and Conservation, University of Kent

2.15-2.45 pm: Anthropology as History: A Rough Guide to the Archive (restudying the work of Adrian Mayer, F.G. Bailey, and David Pocock), Edward Simpson, SOAS, University of London

2.45-3.15 pm: Coffee

3.15-4.00 pm: Panel 1 (cont’d) discussion

Discussant: Aleksandar Boskovic, University of Belgrade

4.00-5.00 pm: Roundtable discussion: Anthropology beyond the academy


4 September 2014 (Thursday):

Panel 2: Rethinking ‘our’ past; revisiting the ‘canon’

10.00-10.30 am: When Books Strike Back: Academic Written Production between “Us” and “Them” in Russia, Dmitry V. Arzyutov, University of Aberdeen/Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography, St Petersburg

10.30-11.00 am: The Savage Noble: Alterity and Aristocracy in Anthropology, David Sneath, University of Cambridge

11.00-11.30 am: Anthropology at the Dawn of Apartheid: Radcliffe-Brown and Malinowski’s South African Engagements, 1919-1940, Isak Niehaus, Brunel University

11.30-12.00 pm: Coffee

 12.00-12.45 pm: Panel 2 (cont’d) discussion

Discussant: Jeremy MacClancy, Oxford Brookes University

12.45-2.00 pm: Lunch

Panel 3: Transnational flows and multiplicities in/of anthropology

2.00-2.30 pm: Finding the ‘We’ in Oceania: Anthropology and Pacific Islanders Revisited, Ty P. Kāwika Tengan, University of Hawai’i at Manoa

2.30-3.00 pm: Studying Up and Down: Researching Asian Fragrance Culture in a Transnational Context, Sidney C. H. Cheung, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

3.00-3.30 pm: Pandemic movements and communicating in anthropology: fleeting images, floating wreckages and claimed territories, Wazir Jahan Karim, Academy of Socio-Economic Research and Analysis, Malaysia

3.30-4.00 pm: Coffee

4.00-5.00 pm: Panel 3 (cont’d) discussion

Discussant: Nandini Sundar, Delhi University


5 September 2014 (Friday):

Panel 4: Visualisations and performances

9.30-10.00 am: Realising the Witch in Benjamin Christensen’s Häxan, Richard Baxstrom, University of Edinburgh

10.00-10:30 am: Indigenous film and its anthropological ghosts, Gabriela Zamorano Villarreal, Centro de Estudios Antropológicos, El Colegio de Michoacán

10.30-11.00 am: Assessing the autonomous ‘They’ through time: alterity and archaeology of ancient Peru, George Lau, University of East Anglia

11.00-11.30 am: Coffee

11.30-12.00 pm: Crafting anthropology otherwise: Alterity in a continuous world and what performance anthropology could bring to the mix, Caroline Gatt, University of Aberdeen

12.00-12.45 pm: Panel 4 (cont’d) discussion

Discussant: Amiria Salmond, University of Auckland

12.45-2.00 pm: Lunch

2.00-3.30: Closing roundtable: Anthropology’s global future(s)

3.30-4.15 pm: Coffee and closing remarks





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