Anthropology Research Seminar

Photo made by Samantha Aiguier, Master student in Social Anthropology

Tuesday, 6.15−7.45 pm, Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the Tuesday Research seminar is hold as an online event until further notice.

The obligatory debriefing session takes place on Thursday morning 9 to 10 am via Zoom.
Everyone is welcome to join.


New List of Attendance

From FS2019 onwards, Master students must also participate in the obligatory debriefing session on the lecture they have attended. The participations must be confirmed by a signature of the professors. The list for download can be found at the end of this page.

Program of the Anthropology Research Seminar at the Spring Semester 2021

link to the ILIAS Group (where you can find the zoom link)

  • 02. März Mittelbaugespräch (geschlossene Veranstaltung)
  • 09. März Transformation, diversification, partnerships: Institutional change in the Sarnen commoners’ organisations (Canton Obwalden, Switzerland). Dr. Karina Liechti, Universität Bern; Chair: Tobias Haller
  • 16. März Keine Veranstaltung (Vortrag verschoben)
  • 23. März Responding to 'migration’ and its (im)possible demands: the situation of ‘return’ in Cuba. Dr. Valerio Simoni, Graduate Institute Geneva; Chair: Danaé Leitenberg
  • 30. März Asserting claims to the coastline: Inter-Asian strategies of the kristang community in Malacca. Dr. Monika Arnez, Universität Hamburg/ Universität Bern; Chair: Heinzpeter Znoj
  • 06. April Frühlingsferien
  • 13. April Pioneers, emerging frontiers and economies of anticipation in northern Mozambique. Dr. Angela Kronenburg, Università die Padova; Chair: Tobias Haller
  • 20. April Homeless Laughter: Walking with a Veteran of the Chechen Wars. Dr. Grégoire Hervouet-Zeiber, McGill University; Chair: Marco Motta
  • 27. April Crisis of Confidence: The Politics of Evidence in Epidemic Response. Dr. Luisa Enria, LSHTM London; Chair: Sandhya Fuchs
  • 04. Mai Temporal matters of anti-fascist/anti-racist protest in Bologna. Dr. Sonja Moghaddari, Universität Bern; Chair: Sabine Strasser
  • 11. Mai Geo-Locating Dissent: Unruly Subjects & Technologies of the Imagination in the Political Risk Industry. Dr. Paul Gilbert, University of Sussex; Chair: Matthieu Bolay
  • 18. Mai 'Europe reverse'- Sizilien als Labor 'hybrider Staatlichkeit' in Europa? Dr. Lene Faust, Universität Bern und Dr. Christian Henrich-Franke, Universität Siegen, Chair: Michaela Schäuble
  • 25. Mai Pastoralists, Mobility and Conservation: Shifting rules of access and control of grazing resources in Kenya's northern drylands. Dr. Annemiek Schrijver, Stockholm University; Chair: Tobias Haller
  • 01. Juni Den Bruchstellen der Bilder folgen. Annäherungen an Jovan Ritopečkis Fotonachlass zur jugoslawische Arbeitsmigration. Dr. Vida Bakondy, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften; Chair: Gerhild Perl