CfP: The Digital Turn: New Directions in Media Anthropology

The EASA Media Anthropology Network is organising a network panel at the 15th EASA Biennial Conference “Staying, Moving, Settling” in Stockholm, 14-17 August, 2018. Please find the Call for Papers below. Deadline: 9 April 2018. Convenors Philipp Budka (University of Vienna) Elisabetta Costa (University of Groningen) Sahana Udupa (Ludwig Maximilian University) Abstract The digital turn […]

Digital Anthropology FACULTY JOB POSTING

Brandeis University Full-Time Lecturer in Anthropology, 2018-2019 The Department of Anthropology at Brandeis University seeks to hire a full-time Lecturer in Linguistic Anthropology to teach five courses spread over the fall 2018 and spring 2019 semesters. Candidates with expertise in digital cultures will be given particularly strong consideration. The position may also include some advising […]

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 […]