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 […]

CFP on Entangled Mobilizes at the 2017 Finnish Anthropological Society Conference 

​Biennial Conference of the Finnish Anthropological Society 2017 ENTANGLED MOBILITIES22th-23th of May 2017, University of Jyväskylä, FinlandOrganizers: The Finnish Anthropological Society, anthropologists at the Department of History and Ethnology, University of Jyväskylähttp://www.antropologinenseura.fi/en/events/anthropology-conference-2017/CALL FOR PAPERSThe call for papers of the Biennial Conference of the Finnish Anthropological Society 2017 “Entangled Mobilities” in Jyväskylä is now open. We […]

#DANG Anthropology Matters!

Anthropology Matters! The American Anthropological Association’s 116th Annual Conference Washington DC November 29th to December 3rd, 2017 The AAA is calling on its members to demonstrate how and why Anthropology Matters! The theme for the AAA annual conference for 2017, which will be held in Washington DC, is a call to action for anthropologists across […]