CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTERS: The Anthropological Study of Religious and Religion-Themed Mobile Apps

Chapter Proposal Deadline: January 15, 2018 As smartphone use becomes increasingly widespread globally, the development of mobile apps has a potentially significant impact on contemporary religion.  Mobile apps can reach large audiences; one of the most popular religious apps available, the Biblical app “YouVersion”, has an estimated 200 million users worldwide.  From Roman Catholic confession apps […]

Distinguished Lecture tonight 7:45 

Futures of Digital Anthropology Tom Boellstorff December 1st 7:45 PM Marriott Balcony A I will explore futures for anthropology in the study of digital culture, as well as futures of digital culture for anthropological work. The discussion will include methodological questions of the digital as a focus of ethnographic research, and advocacy for the role […]

Workshop “Anthropologies of Media and Mobility”

The programme of the joint European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA) Media Anthropology Network and Anthropology of Mobility Network workshop “Anthropologies of Media and Mobility: Theorizing Movement and Circulations across Entangled Fields” at the University of Cologne (14-16 September 2017) is now online and can be downloaded as PDF: https://mediamobility.wordpress.com/ The workshop includes nine sessions […]

E-Seminar on “Social Media as Practices”

The European Association of Social Anthropologists Media Anthropology Network is hosting an e-seminar on social media as practice from 9-23 May 2017 that would be of interest to many digital anthropologists. You have to subscribe to the Media Anthro mailing list to participate. We will be launching our next E-Seminar on Tuesday the 9th of […]

RESOURCES ON DIGITAL (VISUAL) ANTHROPOLOGY & ETHNOGRAPHY

This is a selection of resources on digital visual anthropology & digital ethnography, collected via the European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA) Visual Anthropology Network’s & Media Anthropology Network’s mailing lists. Digital Visual Anthropology Online resources & projects: 50th e-seminar of the EASA Media Anthropology Network, available at http://www.media-anthropology.net/index.php/e-seminars Cineducacion: http://www.cineducacion.cl/ An audiovisual platform designed […]