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Sara Shneiderman receives SSHRC award to study Nepal’s post-earthquake reconstruction

Sara Shneiderman receives SSHRC award to study Nepal’s post-earthquake reconstruction

UBC Associate Professor Sara Shneiderman has been awarded a three-year Partnership Development Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to assemble an international network of scholars, academic institutions, and non-profit organizations that are currently engaged with Nepal’s reconstruction after its devastating 2015 earthquakes. The partnership aims to build research capacity in Canada […]

Congratulations to Bruce Granville Miller, 2017 CASCA Fellow

Congratulations to Bruce Granville Miller, 2017 CASCA Fellow

The Department of Anthropology congratulates Bruce Granville Miller on his election as a Fellow of the Canadian Anthropology Society (CASCA). The announcement of his election was made in Ottawa in May 2017 at the CASCA annual meetings. This honour recognizes Dr. Miller’s research excellence and longstanding contribution to our scholarly community and to anthropology in […]

Welcome Back from Michael Blake, Department Head

Welcome Back from Michael Blake, Department Head

Welcome back to campus for the start of our 2017/18 academic year. I’m very happy to say that we have virtually no building renovations scheduled for this year—instead we can focus all of our attention on the amazing community of students, postdocs, staff, faculty and visitors that constitute our growing department. We have (as of […]

Q&A with Dr. Sabina Magliocco

Q&A with Dr. Sabina Magliocco

Dr. Magliocco, we’re delighted to welcome you to the UBC Anthropology Department. Please can you share with us a little about your career and work to date?   Thank you, it’s a pleasure to be here. I did my undergraduate work in Anthropology at Brown University and my Ph.D. in Folklore at Indiana University–Bloomington. I […]

Welcome to UBC Anthropology

Welcome to UBC Anthropology

As the second oldest anthropology program in Canada, our dedicated community advances the study and constructive understanding of human diversity and existence across the globe through collaborative teaching, learning and research.

Q&A with Leslie Robertson – Editor of BC Studies

Q&A with Leslie Robertson – Editor of BC Studies

It’s exciting to be thinking about a journal right now because of the opportunity it offers to work within a number of dynamic contexts – geographical and historical of course, but also new knowledge practices across disciplines and the multiple publics they address.