Anthropology Celebrates 60 Years

  • Date: –18:00
  • Location: Humanistiska teatern
  • Organiser: Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi
  • Contact person: Chakad Ojani
  • Seminarium

Anthropology at Uppsala University celebrates 60 years anniversary with an Uppsala anthropology roundtable, and keynotes by Alberto Corsín Jiménez (Spanish National Research Council) and by Judith Scheele (École des hautes études en sciences sociales).


10:00–10:30 Opening remarks
- Tora Holmberg, Professor in Sociology and Vice Rector for Humanities and Social Sciences, Uppsala University.
10:30–12:00 Keynote: To Capture a Bride, or: Mauss (Lost) in the Sahara
- Judith Scheele, Directrice d’études, EHESS, Marseille.
12:00–13:30 Lunch
13:30–15:30 Roundtable: Uppsala Anthropology
This roundtable focuses on Uppsala anthropology as an institutionalized discipline from the perspective of five invited panelists. The discussion will emphasize in particular Uppsala’s institutional and intellectual tradition in the place of Swedish social scientific research, but also in the context of the wider transformations affecting the discipline as a whole – where is Uppsala anthropology situated within these changes?
Moderator: Christina Garsten, Professor of Social Anthropology, Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study.
Roundtable participants:
- Carina Green, Senior Lecturer in Cultural Anthropology, School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences, Örebro University.
- Sten Hagberg, Professor of Cultural Anthropology, Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology, Uppsala University.
- Alf Hornborg, Professor of Human Ecology, the Department of Human Geography, Lund University.
- Johan Lindquist, Professor of Social Anthropology, Department of Social Anthropology, Stockholm University.
- Charlotta Widmark, Senior Lecturer in Cultural Anthropology, Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology, Uppsala University.
15:30–16:00 Coffee break
16:00–17:30 Keynote: On Capture and Captivation: Technology, Flow, Predation, and
the Anthropology of Entrapment

- Alberto Corsín Jiménez, Reader at the Department of Anthropology, Spanish National Research Council, Madrid.
17:30–18:00 Concluding remarks
- Mats Utas, Professor in Cultural Anthropology and Head of Department, Uppsala University.

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