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Anthropology Seminar schedule Autumn Term 2016/17


All seminars take place between 1.00 – 2.30pm in Room 239 of the Gaskell Building. These are open events so all are welcome and we look forward to seeing you there:


 4th October: Marloes Janson, SOAS

“Islam, youth, and modernity in the Gambia: The Tablighi Jama’at”

11th October: Dawn Chatty, Oxford University 

 “The duty to be generous Karam: Contesting rights-based asylum in the Middle East”

18th October: Claire Dungey, Brunel University London

 “Being sharp: On the concept of stubbornness among school children in Uganda”

25th October: Annika Rabo, Stockholm University

 “Regional politics and shawai'a identities in the Raqqa province. Cases from 1980 to 2011”

1st November: Charis Boutieri, King’s College London

“Schools inside out: Carnival laughter, transgression, and citizenship in (post)-revolutionary Tunisia”

15th November: Federica Guglielmo, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine    

“Performing citizenship: dealing with the uncanny in post-genocide Rwanda”

22nd November: Nicole Hoellerer, Brunel University London

“Refugee Resettlement in the UK: An Ethnographic Case Study of Bhutanese Refugees”

29th November: Marlene Schäfers, Ghent University

“Writing against loss: Kurdish women as authors and witnesses in contemporary Turkey”

6th December: Claudia Merli, Durham University

“Whole body donation and dissection: The return of public anatomies as democratic spectacles”