Event Archives

Events Archive

Volunteer ****1864: A documentary film by Sandra Kogut
Fri, Nov 12, 2021, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Film screening followed by discussion with the director. Discussants: João Biehl, Guilherme Fagundes & Maria Luísa Lucas (Anthropology and Brazil LAB).

Synopsis: Brazil has the world’s second highest death toll due to COVID-19. The government’s necropolitics can be captured in two…

East Pyne 10
Discussions in Anthropology: Post-Doc Dialogues
Thu, Nov 11, 2021, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Arbel Griner, Postdoctoral Research Associate, CHW
Desire pills, love sprays, maternity drops: Pharmacological Normativity and the making of Love as a Scientific Fact

Marian Thorpe, Postdoctoral Research Associate, PLAS
Controversies of Consent: Wordsmithing Free, Prior, and…

219 Aaron Burr Hall and Zoom
Coastal Worlds: Ecologies and Infrastrutures in Western India
Wed, Nov 10, 2021, 12:00 pm12:00 pm
Mellon Forum on the Urban Environment Ryo Morimoto, Anthropology PIIRS Chandana Anusha, Princeton Mellon Fellow

Wednesday, November 10 at 12pm ET / Betts Auditorium / Zoom

The coastal landscape around the Gulf of Kutch in Western India is defined by unprecedented economic development…

Betts Auditorium and Zoom
Didier Fassin & João Biehl: Death of a Traveller -- A Counter Investigation
Tue, Nov 9, 2021, 6:00 pm6:00 pm

It is a simple story. A 37-year-old man belonging to the Traveller community is shot dead by a special unit of the French police on the family farm where he was hiding since he failed to return to prison after temporary release. The officers claim self-defense. The relatives, present at the scene, contest that claim. A…

HMEI Faculty Seminar with Carolyn Rouse: “Necropolitics at the End of Empire: The Paradox of White Supremacy in the U.S.”
Tue, Nov 2, 2021, 12:30 pm12:30 pm

Carolyn Rouse, the Ritter Professor of Anthropology, will present “Necropolitics at the End of Empire: The Paradox of White Supremacy in the U.S.” for our third talk in the fall 2021 HMEI Faculty Seminar Series…

10 Guyot Hall/Online via Zoom webinar
The Makings of the Forest: Ecologies of Knowledges in Amazonia
Thu, Oct 28, 2021, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

A Brazil LAB event with Carlos Fausto (Museu Nacional & Princeton) and Anne McClintock (Princeton).

Carlos Fausto is Professor of Anthropology at the Brazilian Museu Nacional, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and a…

Brazil LAB YouTube Channel
Empathy and Journalism: The power of immersive reporting in creative nonfiction
Thu, Oct 28, 2021, 12:00 pm12:00 pm
Helen Thorpe, Journalism; with Carolyn Rouse, Anthropology

Helen Thorpe, a visiting Ferris Professor of…

16 Joseph Henry House and Zoom
HighWaterLine: New Jersey
Wed, Oct 27, 2021, 12:00 pm12:00 pm
Christina Gerhardt, HMEI, and Jerry Zee, Anthropology/HMEI

How will sea level rise affect New Jersey? In this session, Christina Gerhardt presents the HighWaterLine, a public-facing and public-engaging project, walking and chalking the future shoreline forecast by sea-level rise…

Betts Auditorium and Zoom
Panel 2: The Current and Future Landscape of Publishing in Anthropology
Thu, Oct 14, 2021, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Panel #2

In this panel discussion, Professor Elizabeth Chin and Professor Heather Paxson will discuss where Anthropology is, and where Anthropology is headed, in regard to journals, contents, and formats. In a moderated dialogue they'll address what kind of submissions are being received and what kind do they want, what does the future of…

A Pandemic of Inequality: Critical Perspectives from Brazil and the US
Thu, Sep 30, 2021, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

A Brazil LAB event with Sir Angus Deaton (Princeton), Ricardo Paes de Barros (Insper and IMDS) and Thomas Fujiwara (Princeton).

Sir Angus Deaton is a Nobel Laureate economist. He is the Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of Economics and International Affairs Emeritus at the School of Public and International Affairs and the Economics…