Research Seminar in Cultural Anthropology

Schedule/Schema, fall 2018

Day and time: Wednesdays at 10.15-12 (uneven weeks)
Venue: Uppsala: 3-2028; Visby: B10
Video conference: Facilities available for all seminars
Language(s): Swedish or English; follows the program
Seminar Organizers: Susann Baez Ullberg ( & Don Kulick (

September 12
Thaïs Machado Borges, Institute of Latin American Studies, Stockholm University: Gender Troubled? Culture Wars on Sexuality, Gender, Religion, and Politics in Contemporary Brazil – Preliminary thoughts about a new research project.
September 26
Sverker Finnström, Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology, Uppsala University: "I Claim the Right Not to Be Part of This!" Political Agency, Civilian Refusal and War in Uganda, 1998-2005.
October 10
Johan Lindquist, Department of Social Anthropology, Stockholm University: Beyond Digital Sweatshops and North-South Divides: Preliminary Notes on Indonesian Click Farming.
October 24
Örjan Bartholdson, Department of Urban and Rural Development, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences: Brokers – A Weapon of the Weak: The Impact of Bureaucracy and brokers on a Community based Forest Management Project in the Brazilian Amazon.
November 7 
Cris Shore, Department of Anthropology, Goldsmiths University: From Metricised Management to the Quantified Self: Performance Indicators, Big Data and the New Subjects of Power. 

November 21
Maris Gillette, School of Global Studies, Gothenburg University: Sweden's burka ban?

December 5 
Helle Rydström, Department of Gender Studies, Lund University: TBA.