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The 2018 ASA Conference will take place in Oxford on 18-21 September 2018

24 February 2017

ASA CONFERENCE 2018 SOCIALITY, MATTER, AND THE IMAGINATION: RE-CREATING ANTHROPOLOGY The Association of Social Anthropologists of the UK and Commonwealth’s 2018 conference will be jointly hosted by the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography (SAME) of the University of Oxford, including the... More >

New Anthropology website to be launched on 28 February 2017

24 February 2017

We’re pleased to announce that the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography will have a new website from 28 February 2017. We hope that you will find the new website easier to navigate, with the information you need closer to hand. While we are confident that there shouldn’t be serious issues... More >

Oxford Today profiles the work of ISCA anthropologists in returning photographs to communities

22 February 2017

In an article published on 10 February, Oxford Today presented a high-profile feature on the work of ISCA anthropologists Chris Morton, David Zeitlyn, Laura Peers and Neil Carrier to repatriate photographs with 'the far-flung communities where they were taken'. The article, entitled 'By way... More >

David Gellner gave the 2016 Mahesh Chandra Regmi Lecture in Kathmandu on 11 December 2016

16 February 2017

David Gellner gave the 2016 Mahesh Chandra Regmi Lecture, 'The Idea of Nepal', in Kathmandu on 11 December 2016. An audio recording and a pdf of the lecture are available here http://soscbaha.org/mcrl-2016/ More >

The new issue of the Journal of the Anthropological Society of Oxford (JASO) is now available online

20 January 2017

Issue IX.1 (2017) of the Journal of the Anthropological Society of Oxford (JASO) is now available online here. This is a Special Issue on Language, indexicality and belonging, edited by Guest Editors Nancy Hawker, Kinga Kozminska and Leonie Schulte. More >

John Davis (1938-2017)

16 January 2017

We are sad to announce that Professor John Davis FBA passed away at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, on Sunday 15th January. He was Professor of Social Anthropology from 1990 to 1995 and Warden of All Souls College from 1995 to 2008. Before coming to Oxford in 1990, he was Professor of Social... More >

Interdisciplinary Microbiome Project Hilary Term Seminar Series

11 January 2017

The Interdisciplinary Microbiome Project will be holding a seminar series in the Oxford University Hilary Term. This series aims to bring leading thinkers on the implications of microbiome science to Oxford. Seminars in this series will be held in The Roy Griffiths Room, Keble College,... More >

The 2017 Marett Memorial Lecture will be given by Prof. Anna Tsing on 28 April

10 January 2017

Professor Anna Tsing (Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Santa Cruz) will deliver the 2017 Marett Memorial College on 28 April at 5pm, Exeter College. What is history? or, the life and times of water hyacinth Debates about the meaning and role of 'history' in... More >

2017 Mary Douglas Memorial Lecture, Oxford, 24 May

3 January 2017

On 24 May the 2017 Mary Douglas Memorial Lecture, will be held in the Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre at St Anne's College (56 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6H). The lecture will begin at 6pm. This year, the lecture will be given by Professor Pat Caplan, Emeritus... More >

2017 Mary Douglas Memorial Lecture

3 January 2017

On 24 May the 2017 Mary Douglas Memorial Lecture, will be held in the Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre at St Anne's College (56 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6H). The lecture will begin at 6pm. This year, the lecture will be given by Professor Pat Caplan, Emeritus... More >

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