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Call for Papers: 12th International SIEF Congress
Jan 14 all-day

Theme: Utopias, Realities, Heritages. Ethnographies for the 21st century.

The International Society for Ethnology and Folklore (SIEF) is looking forward for your submission. Please see for details.

Call for Papers: Field Notes- A Journal of Collegiate Anthropology
Jan 15 all-day

Dear Anthropology Students,

Field Notes: A Journal of Collegiate Anthropology, the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee’s anthropological journal, is now accepting submissions for our seventh volume, to be published in the spring. The final deadline is January 15, 2015.

If you have been working on original anthropological research and are interested in gaining experience in publishing a paper, Field Notes is an ideal opportunity to receive serious peer review and to publish in a journal recognized by the Library of Congress. We accept submissions from undergraduates and graduates from all disciplines, but all papers should address anthropological questions.

Field Notes accepts the following manuscript types:

Articles: Papers on original research conducted by the author. If the article is accepted and original research was undertaken involving living humans or animals, we may need to obtain IRB approval before publication. Submissions should be between 2500 and 8000 words (including references).

Book reviews: A critical summary and commentary analyzing the merits of a recently published book. Only books published in the last two years will be accepted. Submissions should be no more than 2500 words, including references.

Book review essays: Book review essays will compare and contrast two to three books on the same theme or subject area. The author will identify critical issues and assess the contributions of each book to understanding the topic in question. Submissions should be no more than 4000 words, including references.

To be considered as a book reviewer, submit a list of at least three books you are interested in reviewing (must be in your area of expertise) by November 15, 2014, to In addition, please briefly indicate why you consider yourself well suited to review the works you request. Even if you are only reviewing one book, we request a list of three in order to ensure that we receive one of the books from the publisher in a timely manner. Book reviewers will receive a complimentary copy of the reviewed work(s).  If you do not make the November 15 deadline, you can still review a book(s) that you obtain on your own. Please still email Field Notes to confirm your qualifications to review the book(s) in question.

Research Reports: Short interim reports on ongoing research projects. Reports can include preliminary findings as well as intended contributions to anthropological method or theory. Up to 5000 words, including references.

Current Debates: Short commentaries identifying and outlining a topical debate in anthropological method or theory. Authors will critically examine the issues involved and suggest future approaches. Up to 5000 words, including references.

All submissions should follow AAA style guidelines ( Each submission is limited to three images (at least 300 dpi quality) and ten total figures and tables.

To see past volumes of Field Notes, please see our profile at: You can also see our site on the UWM Anthropology Student Union webpage at:

Thank you for your interest and please feel free to contact Field Notes at with any questions.


Visiting Professor Program Application is Due
Jan 31 all-day

The VPP is a two-week fellowship for professors of advertising, marketing, communications and the liberal arts. In 2014, 15 professors were hosted by advertising agencies in Chicago, Los Angeles and New York City. Whether a professor is placed with an agency, a marketing or media company depends upon his/her area of expertise. The number of placements in the VPP depends upon the number of companies willing to host a professor. Preference is given to professors with little or no industry experience and to those who have not already participated in the program.  Professors who are placed should know that programs will differ – no two programs will be alike.  Note: The VPP is currently only offered to professors teaching in the United States. 

For more information, please visit:

Hanging Out: Art, Fieldwork, Performance @ After Image Gallery
Feb 17 – Mar 12 all-day

“Hanging Out: Art, Fieldwork, Performance”, Feb 17- March 12 at the Afterimage Gallery, Riverside CA is accepting submissions of original artwork and writing. To submit work or for more information contact Susan Ossman at or see

SEMSEC 2015 Annual Meeting
Mar 13 – Mar 14 all-day

The Society for Ethnomusicology, Southeast and Caribbean Chapter (SEMSEC) will be holding its 2015 Annual Meeting at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The conference theme – “Peaks and Valleys” – signifies and wide range of scholarly and poetic meanings.

ASA15: Symbiotic Anthropologies @ University of Exeter
Apr 13 – Apr 16 all-day

After the success of the decennial earlier this year when the ASA welcomed over 650 delegates through the doors in Edinburgh, the ASA now invites you to join in with the next annual conference, which takes place in Exeter next Spring. There will be a Firth lecture, two plenaries, a debate, closing keynote, three laboratories, a poster session and 37 panels to enjoy. We expect in the order of 350 social anthropologists and other social scientists to attend. So read the theme, view the list of accepted panels and laboratories, and then view the information on the Call for Papers page, to see how to propose your work to a panel, a lab or the poster session.

The conference will run from lunchtime Monday to Thursday afternoon; it will take place in the Forum, a spacious modern venue at Exeter University; and accommodation will be offered to delegates in University Halls of Residence.

Forensic Anthropology and Disaster Management @ NFI Field Lab
Apr 15 – Apr 17 all-day

International three-day course for medico-legal experts

This course focuses on forensic anthropology and disaster management, and combines theoretical background with elaborate practical training.

Standard forensic anthropological procedures will be discussed, as well as new developments in the respective fields. The goal of this course is to provide both practicing beginner and experienced medico-legal experts insight and training in the field of forensic anthropology.

Accreditation will be requested from the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) UEMS (16 points).

Target group: Practicing medico-legal experts (beginners and experts)


Organizing committee: B. Kubat PhD MD; R. Gerretsen MSc MD and M. van Wijk MSc from the Netherlands Forensic Institute.

For more information and registration please visit our website:


Conference of Swedish Anthropological Association (SANT) 2015 @ Lund University
Apr 17 – Apr 19 all-day

Annual Conference of Swedish Anthropological Association (SANT) 2015:  DO THE RIGHT THING! Anthropology and Morality

Propose a panel or a workshop, or submit a paper abstract. Abstracts, proposals, and requirements for network meetings, should be e-mailed to Tova Höjdestrand ( by Sunday 18 January 2015. Panels are given 2 hours and papers 20 minutes, unless panel organizers require otherwise. The conference language is Swedish, but panelists and panel organizers are free to choose English instead.

The Canadian Anthropological Association Annual Meeting @ Université Laval
May 13 – May 16 all-day

Landscapes of Knowledges/Paysages des connaissances
Colloque annuel de la Société canadienne d’anthropologie
Département d’anthropologie, Université Laval (Québec)
Université Laval, Québec, Canada, 13-16 mai 2015
Deadline 16 February 2015.

Conference on Identity and Nationhood @ Trinity College
Jun 25 – Jun 27 all-day

The Department of Hispanic Studies at Trinity College, Dublin University, is organizing an international conference on Identity and Nationhood from

25 to 27 June 2015.