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Working Together to Enhance Ecosystem Sustainability: A Sylix/Settler Science Collaboration

Wednesday, November 20 | 5:00 PM | Green College Drs. Armstrong and Parrott will discuss their shared experiences in leading the development of a collaborative Silyx/UBC research cluster in ecosystem sustainability and resilience.

New Date: Dr. John Barker’s Faculty Brown Bag Talk

New Date: Dr. John Barker’s Faculty Brown Bag Talk

Tuesday |  January 21, 2020 | 12:00-1:00 pm | ANSO 134 Dr. John Barker will discuss his field research on the Maisin people of Papua New Guinea, a socio-linguistic group of around 3,000 people living in Oro Province on the northeast coast of the country. Read more

2019 Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters Now Open

Full applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters competition. The deadline for applications is 5pm on November 12, 2019. (Research teams needed to submit a short Notice of Intent (NOI) to apply by  September 23rd, 2019.) More information available here.

Recent Books by Faculty Members

Recent Books by Faculty Members

The Politics of Language Contact in the Himalaya This highly original and timely collection brings together case studies from salient areas of the Himalayan region to explore the politics of language contact. Promoting a linguistically and historically grounded perspective, The Politics of Language Contact in the Himalaya offers nuanced insights into language and its relation to power […]

Term 1 2019-2020 Colloquium

The Department of Anthropology’s Colloquium Series brings in exciting and engaging guest speakers whose lectures span all the sub-disciplines of Anthropology and Archaelogy. The Colloquium Series runs throughout the academic year. Please view of event poster here.

Anthropology Talk Series: Dr. Tracey Heatherington

The UBC Department of Anthropology and the Faculty of Arts are pleased to present the Anthropology Talk Series Thursday, October 17, 2019 @ 11:30 am / Light reception will follow in ANSO Lounge ANSO 134 (UBC), Anthropology and Sociology Building, 6303 NW Marine Dr., Vancouver, BC   “Seed Bombing the Anthropocene” As evidence mounts that […]

Remembering Professor Emeritus Kenelm Burridge

Remembering Professor Emeritus Kenelm Burridge

  The Department of Anthropology is saddened to report the passing of Kenelm Burridge on May 21 at age 97. Kenelm came to UBC in the late 1960s after a distinguished career in Australia, Malaysia, Iraq and Oxford. He was a major figure in the study of millenarianism and a pioneer in what has become […]