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 […]

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 […]

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 […]