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 […]

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 […]

#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 […]


THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT”: THE ANTHROPOLOGICAL STUDY OF RELIGIOUS AND RELIGION-THEMED MOBILE APPS Digital Anthropologies Interest Group Invited Session Friday, November 18 8:00 AM – 9:45 AM Minneapolis Convention Center, Room: 206AB Session Description: As smartphone use becomes increasingly widespread globally, the development of mobile apps has a potentially significant impact on contemporary religion. […]

After the field: unboxing digital methods and producing data in digital anthropology

Roundtable Call for Discussants American Anthropological Association 2016 November 16-20 Minneapolis, MN Please contact Nadia Elmrabet at about participating in this roundtable. Deadline April 12, 2016 After the field: unboxing digital methods and producing data in digital anthropology Organizer: Nadia Elmrabet (University College London) This “debriefing” roundtable session sets out to give a platform to […]

Digital Anthropology at 14th EASA Conference

In this post I am going to provide an overview about those panels at the 14th EASA Biennial Conference entitled “Anthropological legacies and human futures” (Milan, Italy, 20-23 July 2016) which deal with digital media technologies and related issues. This also offers some insight into digital anthropology related research in the European context which in […]

Occulted Relations and Digital Revelations: Freemasonry and Secrecy in the Information Age

Friday, November 20, 2015: 3:15 PM Capital Ballroom 6 (Hyatt Regency) Christopher Neil Butler (Univeristy of Wisconsin-Madison) With a visible architectural footprint in virtually any North American town or city, as well as possessing a broad global reach, Freemasonry is often described by members as the world’s largest secret society. However, many Masons have a […]


Saturday, November 21, 2015: 1:45 PM-3:30 PM 102 (Colorado Convention Center) This session proposes an examination of digitized grammars: the differing sets of linguistic, visual, and sound cues which act as indicators for meaning construction during computer-mediated communication (CMC). Depending upon the Internet platform and the medium used, digitized grammars may consist of structures that […]

Living and Dying in the Digital Age

Friday, November 20, 2015: 10:15 AM-12:00 PM Capital Ballroom 3 (Hyatt Regency) Chair:  Margaret Souza (SUNY/Empire State College) 10:15 AM Chronic Illness Management in the Digital Age: Electronic Medical Records and Clinician Autonomy Linda M Hunt (Michigan State University) and Allison Baker (Michigan State University) 10:30 AM Digitizing Cancer Survivorship Care Tara Eaton (Research Consultant/Wayne […]