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Leslie Robertson, Associate Professor of Anthropology, is the new editor of BC Studies: The British Columbian Quarterly. BC Studies is a multidisciplinary journal that stands at the forefront of Canadian regional scholarship and contributes to informed public debate in British Columbia. Leslie has the ability to bridge different disciplinary approaches to research and presents a […]
Professor Sara Shneiderman has received a SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council) Partnership Development Grant to study Nepal’s post-earthquake reconstruction. Click here to read more about this project.
Welcome back to campus for the start of our 2017-2018 academic year. Click here to read a message from Michael Blake, Head of Department.
The Department of Anthropology congratulates Bruce Granville Miller on his election as a Fellow of the Canadian Anthropology Society (CASCA). Click here to read more.
We would like to extend a warm welcome to Dr. Sabina Magliocco, who is joining the UBC Department of Anthropology this year. Click here to read her Q&A.
Are you interested in migration, refugees, or borders? Take Anth540C, Mobilities/Immobilities, to learn about the politics and ethnography of mobility, citizenship, and borders. Click here to enrol on the SSC.
Congratulations to all of our fantastic Anthropology graduates! Whether you have received your B.A., MA, or PhD, know that you have accomplished something amazing. The UBC Department of Anthropology wishes you all the best!
Click here to read “Reflections on Anthropology at the University of British Columbia”, Michael Kew’s interesting personal account of applied anthropology in the province, featured in BC Studies.
The department extends its congratulations to the following 2017 Award Winners from the Canadian Anthropology Society: Caitlin Stonham, Honours; Kendra Jewell, Master’s; Clayton Whitt, PhD; Logan Cochrane, PhD (UBCO).
Congratulations to Kirsten Bell on her recent publication of two books: “Health and other Unassailable Values” and “Social and Cultural Perspectives on Health, Technology and Medicine”. They are available online through Routledge.