The PhD candidate seminar series gives room for PhD students in anthropology to present and discuss their ongoing work with fellow students and colleagues. We welcome both shorter and more extensive presentations of project outlines, fieldwork material, thesis chapters, etc. If you would like to present your work, please contact Hege H. Leivestad.

September 25, 10.00–11.30, B658
‘How to write your dissertation? – A conversation with Susann Ullberg’

With PhD Susann Ullberg, Senior Analyst at Crisis Management Research and Training at the Swedish National Defence College. Watermarks. Urban Flooding and Memoryscape in Argentina (2013) was awarded Högskoleföreningen’s prize 2013 for best dissertation in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

October 16, 10.00–11.30, B658
"Work, Play and Storytelling": Aspects of forest-dwelling in Central India
Maya Ratnam, PhD candidate John Hopkins University

October 30, 10.00–11.30, B658
‘Olympics for Whom? Protest, Mega-Planning and Possibility in Rio De Janeiro’
Daniela Lazoroska, PhD candidate Department of Social Anthropology, University of Copenhagen, completed her master at the Department of Social Anthropology, Stockholm University in 2013 and was awarded the Stockholmia prize by the Association S:t Erik for her master thesis about a youth organisation in Husby. Her new project deals with the struggles of a Rio de Janeiro favela facing eviction due to the planning of the upcoming Olympic Games.

November 20, 10.00–11.30, B658
‘Gender and tourism in an Andean community’

Daniel Escobar Lopez, PhD candidate, Department of Social Anthropology, Stockholm University
‘Home acts – ‘Activist Performance’ and ideas of home among young Chileans of Palestinian Descent in Santiago’
Siri Agnete Schwabe, PhD candidate, Department of Social Anthropology, Stockholm University

December 10, 13.00–14.00, B658
“How to title your dissertation?”

Title workshop. Bring your tentative dissertation title and join our discussion!