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Urban Ethnography from the Global South: Reading Group meeting

The reading group meeting for the Urban Ethnography of the Global South group will involve discussion of the following book: “In Search of Paradise: Middle- Class Living in a Chinese Metropolis” by Li Zhang (2011)*. The meeting will take place: Wednesday, November 20, 20195-7pmRoom 330, Anthropology Bldg, 19 Russell Street, Toronto Open to students, faculty, … Continue reading

Anthropology and the Graphic Form: Collaborative Research on Labor Politics in Post-Socialist Bosnia-Herzegovina
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Anthropology and the Graphic Form: Collaborative Research on Labor Politics in Post-Socialist Bosnia-Herzegovina

Participants: Andrew Gilbert, Larisa Kurtovic, Boris Stapic Join anthropologists Andrew Gilbert (McMaster) and Larisa Kurtovic (uOttawa) and Sarajevo-based graphic artist Boris Stapic as they discuss their ongoing collaborative research project which aims to tell the story of a successful worker campaign in the northern Bosnian city of Tuzla as a graphic ethnography. They will discuss … Continue reading

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Urban Ethnography from the Global South: Reading Group meeting #2

The second reading group meeting for the Urban Ethnography of the Global South group will involve discussion of the following book: Life and Words: Violence and the Descent into the Ordinary by Veena Das (2006) The meeting will take place: Wednesday, April 10th, 20195-7pmRoom 330, Anthropology Bldg, 19 Russell Street, Toronto Open to students, faculty, … Continue reading

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Magical Capitalism, Gambler Subjects: South Korea’s Bitcoin Investment

Thursday, April 4, 2019 | 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM AP330, Anthropology Building 19 Russell St. _ Speaker: Seung Cheol LEE, University of Mississippi Chair: Jesook Song, Department of Anthropology, U of T “First, it was just tech people. Now, literally everyone is interested in Bitcoin,” said New York Times while reporting on the Bitcoin … Continue reading

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Ban Damunhwa and its Neoliberal Affect of Fairness and Equity

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM AP330, Anthropology Building 19 Russell St. _ Speaker: EuyRyung Jun, Chonbuk National University Chair: Jesook Song, Department of Anthropology, U of T This talk discusses the rapid emergence of ban damunhwa (“anti-multiculture”) or the sentiment of anti-immigration in South Korea. Ban damunhwa discourse centers on … Continue reading

Visualizing the Ethnographic: a practical workshop
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Visualizing the Ethnographic: a practical workshop

The Connaught Global Challenge Initiative, Entangled Worlds: Sovereignty, Sanctities and Soils, in collaboration with Visual Ethnography Group of the Ethnography Lab will be hosting a practical workshop on visual ethnography with Dr. Roger Canals Vilageliu, University of Barcelona. Dr. Canals Vilageliu is a visual anthropologist who has done ethnographic film and photography projects on the religious cult … Continue reading