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…

Location
East Pyne 10
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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…

Location
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…

Location
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…

Location
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…

Location
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…

Location
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…

Location
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…

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