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I have always had a strong belief that we are obligated to participate in the governance of our neighbourhoods, our communities, and our workplaces. I further believe that it is not sufficient to critique, but that critique must be based in action. Having watched the turmoil in UBC’s governance this past year, I felt that we needed to ensure that we have voices in our governance agencies that are not simply content to go along to get along.
The Department of Anthropology remembers Professor Emeritus Kenelm Burridge, who served as Department Head in the late 1960’s. More on his life and career can be found here.
Dr. Hugh Gusterson Tuesday May 7th 11:00-12:30 Anthropology and Sociology Building, Rm 134 (lunch to follow in ANSO Lounge) Abstract: Accident, Atrocity and Automated Judgment: Anatomy of a Drone Strike On February 21, 2010, U.S. drone operators attacked what they were certain was a Taliban convoy preparing to ambush U.S. troops. The attack, […]
Patrick Morgan Ritchie has been awarded a 2019-2020 Killam Doctoral Scholarship. More information about Patrick Morgan Ritchie’s work can be found here.
As a Wall Scholar, Mark Turin will see one book project through to completion and embark on a new one. More information about his ongoing work can be found here.
Join us for a talk by Mike Evans, Professor of Anthropology at UBC Okanagan. Click here to learn more.
Our graduate students are deeply committed to their research programs and excited to have the chance to reflect on their work and their participation in UBC’s Anthropology Graduate Program.
Join faculty and graduate speakers from UBC and SFU for a series of presentations on the roles, potential and challenges of visualization and virtualization practices in archaeology. Click here to learn more.
Meet the faculty members of the UBC Anthropology Department, 26 individuals whose interests span every subfield within anthropology and archaeology. Learn more about their passions here.
This conference asks participants to consider how this generation of anthropologists will shape and be shaped by the field from both inside and out. Today’s graduates are coming up with creative ways to reimagine their work for peers and audiences both within and outside of academic institutions. Click here to learn more.