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