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07.09.2023 - Hindu Deities on ‘World Tour’: Unbounded Efficacies - First publication of Bielefeld Anthropological Papers on Issues of the Global World (BAPGW)

The first paper of the new working paper series »Bielefeld Anthropological Papers on Issues of the Global World (BAPGW)« has been published. 

BAPGW features innovative theoretical and empirical analyses by scholars working on socio-cultural, economic and political issues of global implications in diverse contexts whose works are anthropologically and ethnographically oriented. The series provides a platform for staff members, guest speakers and visiting scholars of Bielefeld University's Faculty of Sociology to disseminate their findings, gather feedback and initiate discussion on their ongoing works. The series is edited and sponsored by the Faculty’s Department for Sociology of Transnationalisation and Social Anthropology.

The paper by Vineeta Sinha (University of Singapore) is titled »Hindu Deities on ‘World Tour’: Unbounded Efficacies«. 

For more information and access click here.

09.06.2023 - Understanding Asia: Eldercare as Recognition in the Aftermath of Dutch Colonialism

The Understanding Asia Colloquium Series 2023 continues on June 14th from 16:15 to 17:45 in X-E0-200. The lecture is titled »Eldercare as Recognition in the Aftermath of Dutch Colonialism« and will be held by Olivia Killias from University of Zurich. 

You can join us in person or via Zoom. Click here for registration.

08.05.2023 - Death Economy, Market Governance, and Market Subjects: An Ethnography of Funeral Professionals in Urban China

The Understanding Asia Colloquium Series continues on May 24th from 4pm to 6pm. Dr. Huwy-min Lucia Liu from George Mason University will hold a lecture titled »Death Economy, Market Governance, and Market Subjects: An Ethnography of Funeral Professionals in Urban China«. The event will take place via Zoom. Klick here for registration.

06.04.2023 - Understanding Asia: "Democratic Regression and Environmental Politics in Indonesia"

The Understanding Asia Colloquium Series continues. Our first guest this semester is Dirk Tomsa from La Trobe University Melbourne. His talk is titled "Democratic Regression and Environmental Politics in Indonesia" and will take place on 12.04. from 16:15 to 17:45 in X-E0-200. 

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28.06.2022 - Öffentliche Voträge im Rahmen des ZiF-Workshops „Moving in a divided world“

Vom 11. bis zum 12. Juli 2022 findet am Zentrum für interdisziplinäre Forschung (ZiF) der Workshop „Moving in a divided world: Transnational crime, national borders and irregular migration“ statt. Wir wollen in diesem Rahmen gerne auf die beiden öffentlichen Vorträge von Gabriella Sanchez (El Paso, USA), am 11 Juli von 17:00 Uhr bis 18:15 Uhr, zum Thema „The pressure to Condemn: Researching Smuggling in the Time of Security“ und David Kyle (San Diego, USA) zu „Smuggling ‘Creativity' in the Meritocracy of Global ‘Talentism'“ am 12 Juli 2022, zwischen 17:30 Uhr und 18:30 Uhr, aufmerksam machen. Beide Vorträge können via Zoom gestreamt werden.


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