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Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Application Deadline 12:00 am
Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Application Deadline
Mar 22 @ 12:00 am – Jun 6 @ 8:00 pm
In 2017, the seventh annual Mellon/ACLS Fellows program will place up to 22 recent humanities PhDs in two-year positions at the nonprofits and government agencies listed below. Public Fellows will participate in the core work[...]
AFRICAN CRITICAL INQUIRY PROGRAMME: CALL FOR PROPOSALS TO ORGANIZE A WORKSHOP
AFRICAN CRITICAL INQUIRY PROGRAMME: CALL FOR PROPOSALS TO ORGANIZE A WORKSHOP
May 1 all-day
CALL FOR PROPOSALS TO ORGANIZE A WORKSHOP Closing Date: Monday 1 May 2017             The African Critical Inquiry Programme invites proposals from scholars and/or practitioners in public cultural institutions in South Africa to organize a[...]
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: IVAN KARP DOCTORAL RESEARCH AWARDS FOR AFRICAN STUDENTS ENROLLED IN SOUTH AFRICAN Ph.D. PROGRAMMES
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: IVAN KARP DOCTORAL RESEARCH AWARDS FOR AFRICAN STUDENTS ENROLLED IN SOUTH AFRICAN Ph.D. PROGRAMMES
May 1 all-day
AFRICAN CRITICAL INQUIRY PROGRAMME “Who defines the needs of the people and the related epistemologies that serve them?” (Karp & Masolo 2000:10)  CALL FOR APPLICATIONS IVAN KARP DOCTORAL RESEARCH AWARDS FOR AFRICAN STUDENTS ENROLLED IN[...]
Center for Communal Studies Research Travel Grant
Center for Communal Studies Research Travel Grant @ Center for Communal Studies, University of Southern Indiana
May 1 all-day
Research Travel Grant The Center for Communal Studies at the University of Southern Indiana annually invites applications for a Research Travel Grant to fund research at the Communal Studies Collection at USI’s David L. Rice[...]
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CASCA/IUAES2017 Conference in Ottawa
CASCA/IUAES2017 Conference in Ottawa
May 2 – May 7 all-day
International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) and Canadian Anthropology Society (CASCA) The Conference/InterCongress will be hosted at the University of Ottawa, on the unceded, traditional territory of the Algonquins of the Ottawa River[...]
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2017 Victor Turner Prize Competition
2017 Victor Turner Prize Competition
May 5 all-day
The Society for Humanistic Anthropology (SHA) announces the 25th annual juried competition for the Victor Turner Prize in Ethnographic Writing. The late Victor Turner devoted his career to seeking an accessible language that would reopen[...]
Extraordinary Variations of the Human Mind: Lessons for Anthropogeny Webcast 1:00 pm
Extraordinary Variations of the Human Mind: Lessons for Anthropogeny Webcast
May 5 @ 1:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Join the live webcast!  “Extraordinary Variations of the Human Mind: Lessons for Anthropogeny” is the topic of a free public symposium hosted by the UCSD/Salk Center for Academic Research & Training in Anthropogeny (CARTA) and[...]
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Europe and its Immigrants in the 21st Century
Europe and its Immigrants in the 21st Century
May 11 – May 12 all-day
“Europe and Its Immigrants in the 21st Century,” to take place on May 11-12, 2017 in Zagreb, Croatia. The themes of the discussion will include: Managing international migration better: Principles and perspectives for gaining more[...]
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Institutional Development Grant from the Wenner-Gren Foundation
Institutional Development Grant from the Wenner-Gren Foundation
May 15 all-day
Institutional Development Grant from the Wenner-Gren Foundation  The Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research established the Institutional Development Grant (IDG) program in 2008. The IDG is intended to strengthen (or to support the development of) anthropological[...]
Vinson Sutlive Book Prize in Historical Anthropology
Vinson Sutlive Book Prize in Historical Anthropology
May 15 all-day
The Department of Anthropology at William & Mary is pleased to invite nominations for the first Vinson Sutlive Book Prize in Historical Anthropology.  The prize goes to the best book published in the prior year,[...]
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Conference- The Cost of Freedom: Debt and Slavery
Conference- The Cost of Freedom: Debt and Slavery @ Brooklyn College, City University of New York
May 19 – May 20 all-day
The Cost of Freedom: Debt and Slavery A conference in the Fredric Ewen Series on Civil Liberties and Academic Freedom, 19-20 May 2017 Brooklyn College, City University of New York The rhetorics of freedom and[...]
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Anthropologies of the United States of America: Views from Near and from Afar CFP
Anthropologies of the United States of America: Views from Near and from Afar CFP
May 20 all-day
Anthropologies of the United States of America: Views from Near and from Afar International Conference University of Palermo, June 15 – 16, 2017 This conference is an interdisciplinary research project intended for scholars from various fields.[...]
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Fieldschool for Ethnographic Sensibility, Belgrade, Serbia
Fieldschool for Ethnographic Sensibility, Belgrade, Serbia
May 29 – Jul 7 all-day
May 29 – July 7, 2017 The University of Alberta Anthropology Department offers a 6-week, 6-credit undergraduate/graduate Fieldschool for Ethnographic Sensibility in Belgrade, Serbia. Hone your ethnographic sensibility through attention and sensorium training methods developed in visual and dramatic[...]
International Interdisciplinary Summer School: “Political Ecology” with Bruno Latour
International Interdisciplinary Summer School: “Political Ecology” with Bruno Latour
May 29 all-day
A one-week International Interdisciplinary Summer School on “Political Ecology” with Bruno Latour will take place during this year’s Unseld Lectures May 29–June 2. For further information about the Unseld Lectures as well as the workshop[...]
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International Interdisciplinary Summer School: “Political Ecology” with Bruno Latour
International Interdisciplinary Summer School: “Political Ecology” with Bruno Latour
May 30 all-day
A one-week International Interdisciplinary Summer School on “Political Ecology” with Bruno Latour will take place during this year’s Unseld Lectures May 29–June 2. For further information about the Unseld Lectures as well as the workshop[...]
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Costume Society of America’s 43rd Annual Meeting and Symposium
Costume Society of America’s 43rd Annual Meeting and Symposium @ Westin Portland Harborview
May 31 – Jun 4 all-day
Call for Papers: Oral/Design Research, Panels/Discussion Sessions, Virtual Exhibition Tours, Research (including Design) Exhibits Deadline: October 14, 2016 Contact: Jessica Urick at jurick@risd.edu Click here for more information. Call for Submissions: Juried Creative Design Exhibition[...]
International Interdisciplinary Summer School: “Political Ecology” with Bruno Latour
International Interdisciplinary Summer School: “Political Ecology” with Bruno Latour
May 31 all-day
A one-week International Interdisciplinary Summer School on “Political Ecology” with Bruno Latour will take place during this year’s Unseld Lectures May 29–June 2. For further information about the Unseld Lectures as well as the workshop[...]
The People of the Great Stones Symposium CFP
The People of the Great Stones Symposium CFP
May 31 all-day
Florida Symposium—Native American Traditions to Help European Scholars Interpret Prehistory Call for Papers now open for International Multi-Disciplinary Event Myakka City, FL—Megaliths, mounds, kivas and cairns: monumental ceremonial and ritual spaces are hallmarks of human[...]