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Meet the New Editor of BC Studies

Meet the New Editor of BC Studies

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 […]

Join us on November 16

Join us on November 16

Molly Malone describes the current context in which anthropology is used in conflicts related to resource extraction and Indigenous rights and title, and discusses the tensions faced by practitioners at a time when both Canada and the discipline of anthropology are grappling with their colonial roots. Click here for more information.

Vinay Kamat’s CIRDI funded workshop

Vinay Kamat’s CIRDI funded workshop

Vinay Kamat held a workshop on Natural Gas Projects and Local Community Development in East Africa. This was the second of the two workshops organized in Tanzania as part of the research project with the same title – both funded by CIRDI. Click here to read more about the project

Q&A with Daisy Rosenblum

Q&A with Daisy Rosenblum

UBC Anthropology professor Daisy Rosenblum discusses her recent SSHRC Insight Development Grant and her new project, “q̓ə́nq̓oƛaχənc ʔəwin̓agʷis, ‘Knowing our land’”. Click here to read more.

Enrol today on the SSC

Enrol today on the SSC

There are still some spots available in Term 2 for the popular course, ANTH 403H – Ethnography of East Africa and the Swahili Coast. Click here for more information.

Our 2017-18 Colloquia Series Begins

Our 2017-18 Colloquia Series Begins

Featuring four different speakers, our 2017-18 series runs from October 5 to November 16. For more information about the presentations, click here.

October 5th Colloquium

October 5th Colloquium

To what extent do modern Westerners imagine animals as spiritual beings? How do they view animals’ interiority compared with their own? Professor Sabina Magliocco explores these concepts in her colloquium. Click here for more information.

Congratulations to the SHHRC Recipients

Congratulations to the SHHRC Recipients

Congratulations to Eric Guiry, Charles Menzies, Shaylih Muehlmann, and Daisy Rosenblum who received SSHRC Insight Grants, and to Sara Shneiderman who received a SSHRC Partnership Development Grant.

Welcome Back from Dr. Michael Blake

Welcome Back from Dr. Michael Blake

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.

Congratulations to Bruce Granville Miller

Congratulations to Bruce Granville Miller

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.