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This course provides an introduction to medical anthropology with an overview of the intersection where health, culture, and political-economic power meet.
THURS, March 19 | Discover how an understanding of long-term “coastscaping” practices can directly inform how we might re-establish a resilient and sustainable Salish Sea.
Explore recent archaeological documentation on the conflict between Lamalchi villagers and the British Colonial government on April 20, 1863.
The Musqueam-UBC Archaeological Field School (ARCL 306) has been cancelled for this year in light of COVID-19.
Professor Bruce Granville Miller will receive the Canadian Anthropology Society’s Weaver-Tremblay Award for Applied Anthropology during the CASCA 2020 Conference in London. Dr. Miller’s work with Indigenous communities has demonstrated the value of oral history as evidence in trials involving Indigenous communities in Canada, the United Stats, and Brazil. The citation from CASCA […]
Halifax, Nova Scotia, December 5, 2019 – Polar Knowledge Canada is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2019 Northern Science Award is Dr. Julie Cruikshank. The award was presented at the ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting on December 5 2019 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
TUESDAY, February 25, 11:30-12:30 PM | AnSo 134 | Join Vinay Kamat in discussing his ethnographic research into the marine park and the natural gas projects in Southeastern Tanzania, and how they have shaped the local communities’ sense of environmental and social justice, over time.
Please be informed that the 14th UBC Annual Archaeology Day event has been postponed to March 2021.
This talk will follow the distinct and sometimes divergent melodies of recent maps produced in collaboration with Indigenous communities, revealing their potential (and pitfalls) for ethnographic evocation.
CALL FOR PAPERS: All human settlements require water for drinking, making things, for religious/spiritual purposes, and for transportation. However, water is far from a passive actor in this relationship, often pushing back with floods, hiding during droughts, and sometimes acting in cooperation. At the same time, the needs and wants of the human cultures that […]