New publication: Dossiê on Urban Issues in Caderno CRH 31(82), open access

This special section (dossiê) of the Brazilian journal Caderno CRH, edited by Maria Gabriela Hita and myself is now available online, open access through the SCIELO system. All the papers are in Portuguese except for Mariano Perelman's, which is in Spanish. Direct links to the full text papers and abstracts are provided below. You can … Continue reading New publication: Dossiê on Urban Issues in Caderno CRH 31(82), open access

Launch of new book on urban issues

On August 17, a new book that I edited with Maria Gabriela Hita and Mariano Perelman will be launched at XIV Festival of Books and Authors of the Federal University of Bahia in Salvador. Based on an international conference that we organised at the UFBA in 2014, the book offers an interdisciplinary dialogue between leading … Continue reading Launch of new book on urban issues

Visit to the ENAH and Ibero

I spent last week in Mexico City, at the invitation of Dr. Leif Korsbaek of the National School of Anthropology and History (ENAH). Two of the lectures that I gave at the ENAH were focused on British Social Anthropology. The first lecture was on the British style of fieldwork, illustrated with some of my own … Continue reading Visit to the ENAH and Ibero

New IUAES World Congress Publications

The ASA monograph based on the 2013 IUAES World Congress in Manchester, World Anthropologies in Practice, has now been sent out to ASA members. But I am also pleased to announce that, thanks to Simone Abram, one the liveliest  debates from the congress has now been published in print form in the journal Identities. The … Continue reading New IUAES World Congress Publications

World Anthropologies in Practice Book

  The ASA Monograph that I put together from a selection of papers presented at the 2013 IUAES World Anthropological Congress in Manchester has now been published by Bloomsbury Academic. Number 52 in the distinguished ASA series, the book has eleven chapters written by anthropologists from different regions of the world, plus a general introduction … Continue reading World Anthropologies in Practice Book