Anthropology

Reporting from Copenhagen conference on the ethnography of violence

Gepostet von am Mrz 1, 2013

Anthropologists in the field are often confronted with difficult choices, and this holds particularly true for those researching conflict and civil resistance movements. The conference The Loose Ends of Fielwork: Emotional Care of the Self in the Ethnography of Violence“, happening between March 1-3 2013 in Copenhagen, tries to address these issues. The event is hosted by the Dignity institute against torture. From the perspective of direct access to scholarly knowledge and discussion, such conferences are often rather „old-school“: the discussions take place within a narrow...

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„The Immanent Frame“: Interesting Blog on Secularism and Religion

Gepostet von am Feb 12, 2013

„The Immanent Frame“: Interesting Blog on Secularism and Religion

„The Immanent Frame publishes interdisciplinary perspectives on secularism, religion, and the public sphere. TIF serves as a forum for ongoing exchanges among leading thinkers across the social sciences and humanities, featuring invited contributions and original essays that have not been previously published in print or online.“ – the Blog is based on Charles Taylor’s writing and was initiated as a follow-up to his huge but interesting book „A Secular Age.“ Here is the link to the Blog: http://blogs.ssrc.org/tif/  Recent posts include topics such as...

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