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Library Fellowship at The Royal Anthropological Institute (RAI)

The Royal Anthropological Institute (RAI) Library Fellowship

Theme for 2016: The history of anthropology

The Royal Anthropological Institute is pleased to announce a new Library
Fellowship.  The aims of this fellowship are to increase awareness of
the resources and collection strengths of the London-based Anthropology
Library and to support scholarship germane to these resources and
strengths.

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CFP: “The History of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences in Academia and in Public,” IUAES, Dubrovnik, 4-9 May 2016

Call for Papers for the IUAES (International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences) Inter-Congress, “World Anthropologies and Privatization of Knowledge: Engaging Anthropology in Public,” Dubrovnik, 4-9 May 2016

The History of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences in Academia and in Public” (Panel 461, Topic #1: World Anthropologies: Peripheries Strike Back)

[Editor’s note: this panel was cancelled]

Convenor: Dr. Han Vermeulen, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle (Saale), Germany, vermeulen@eth.mpg.de

Short abstract: This panel will focus on the interrelations between the anthropological and ethnological sciences from the 1700s on. Did these change from a parallel development during the 18th century to shifting alliances during the 19th and the early 20th century and the keeping of boundaries after World War II?

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2016 Summer Scholar Fellowships at the School for Advanced Research

(Time is running out to apply for this unique opportunity for scholars working on the history of anthropology!)

The School for Advanced Research (SAR) in Santa Fe, NM invites applications for its 2016 Summer Scholar Fellowships.

SAR awards fellowships each year to several scholars in anthropology and related fields to pursue research or writing projects that promote understanding of human behavior, culture, society, and the history of anthropology. Scholars from the humanities and social sciences are encouraged to apply.

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CFP: “Themes in the History of Anthropology and Ethnology in Europe,” 14th EASA Biennial Conference, Milan, 20-23 July 2016

Panel Proposal for the 14th EASA (European Association of Social Anthropologists) Biennial Conference, meeting in Milano, 20-23 July 2016

“Themes in the History of Anthropology and Ethnology in Europe”

Convenors: Andrés Barrera-González (Universidad Complutense de Madrid), abarrera@cps.ucm.es; Han F. Vermeulen (Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology), vermeulen@eth.mpg.de

Short Abstract: This panel invites papers on a wide range of authors, institutions and national traditions in theory and practice relevant to the history of anthropology and ethnology, including topics from the fields of museum and visual anthropology. The papers should derive from research carried out within a history of science framework.

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