Anthropology Research Seminar

Photo made by Samantha Aiguier, Master student in Social Anthropology

Tuesday, 6.15−7.45 pm, Room S 221, Unitobler, Lerchenweg 36, 2nd Floor
Everyone is welcome to join.

Program of the Anthropology Research Seminar at the Autumn Semester 2018


  • 18. September The 'Natives' of the S.S. Egypt. Steamship labour and racial management in the British Empire. Ravi Ahuja, Dr., Professor für Moderne Indische Geschichte, Centre for Modern Indian Studies (CeMIS), Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen
  • 25. September Kein Kolloquium
  • 02. Oktober Mittelbaugespräch / geschlossene Veranstaltung
  • 09. Oktober TBA
  • 16. Oktober Caught in the ‘Matrix’: Humanitarian Expertise and Anthropology. Julie Billaud, Dr., Lecturer in Social Anthropology, University of Sussex
  • 23. Oktober TBA
  • 30. Oktober "After Neoliberalism": Socially Embedding Authoritarianism, Market Relations and the Rule of Law in Turkey. Seda Yuksel, Dr., Post-Doc, Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Vienna
  • 6. November Science, objectivity, and political responsibility in the litigation of two oil spills. Stuart Kirsch, Dr., Professor of Anthropology, University of Michigan
  • 13. November TBA
  • 20. November Roundtable: Narrative der kausalen Verantwortung.
    • Laura Affolter, Dr. des., Post-Doc, Institut für Sozialanthropologie, Universität Bern
    • Julia Eckert, Dr., Professorin für Sozialanthropologie, Institut für Sozialanthropologie, Universität Bern
    • Angela Lindt, M.A., Doktorandin, Institut für Sozialanthropologie, Universität Bern
    • David Loher, Dr. des., Assistent, Institut für Sozialanthropologie, Universität Bern
  • 27. November TBA, Julius Ary Mollet, Dr., Lecturer, Faculty of Economics and Business, Cenderawasih University, Jayapura / Director of Center for Povery Alleviation and Development Studies Papua
  • 04. Dezember Reaching Horizons: exploring past, present and future existential possibilities of migration and movement through creative practice. Alexandra D’Onofrio, Dr., University of Manchester
  • 11. Dezember Dangerous Surrogates, Secret Economies, and the Politics of Motherhood in Russia. Veronika Siegl, Dr. des, Post-Doc, Institut für Sozialanthropologie, Universität Bern
  • 18. Dezember Taste of Hope (Filmvorführung und Diskussion) Arbeiterselbstverwaltung in einer Teefabrik in Südfrankreich. Laura Coppens, Dr., Assistentin, Institut für Sozialanthropologie, Universität Bern