Department of Social Anthropology

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Carolyn Hamilton and Michael barrett

Anthro-history and anthropology in the museum

The latest episodes of our podcast series feature interviews with Carolyn Hamilton, Professor at the University of Cape Town, and Michael Barrett, curator at the Museum of Ethnography in Stockholm.

Christina Garsten

The fragile power of think tanks

While think tanks often succeed in getting their message across, their power is much more fragile than often assumed, says Christina Garsten, Professor in Social Anthropology, in an article published on University of Oslo’s website.


CREOLE summer school

This is an announcement for participation at the CREOLE summer school (Intensive Programme) May 31 – June 11, Piran, Slovenia. The theme is “Alternatives: Anthropological Knowledge for the Changing World”. We can send six students from our Master Programme, this is mainly for our CREOLE students, but if there are space, other Master students can apply as well. Interest should be sent to no later than March 30 2015.


PhD student in Technology and Social Change

Tema T (Department for thematic studies - technology and social change), Linköping University, announces a PhD student position in Technology and Social Change: Research project on tax compliance. Deadline: April 20.


Two SOAS ERC PhD studentships

Applications are invited for two doctoral studentships tenable at SOAS for 3 years (full time) starting in September 2015 within the project "Roads and the politics of thought: Ethnographic approaches to infrastructure development in South Asia".

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