Event Archives

Events Archive

Democracy and Inequalities in Brazil
Thu, Mar 18, 2021, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
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Sophomore Open House
Thu, Mar 18, 2021, 12:30 pm12:30 pm

Join us via Zoom for our Sophomore Open House and meet our faculty and our concentrators.

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Urban Studies Methods Conversation: Urban Policing and Violence
Wed, Mar 17, 2021, 12:00 pm12:00 pm

Join us for a conversation with Professors Laurence Ralph (Anthropology) and Patrick Sharkey (Sociology and Public Affairs) about their latest books, The Torture Letters: Reckoning with Police Violence (2019) and an Uneasy Peace: The Great Crime Decline, the Renewal of City Life, and the Next War on Violence (2018). This…

Jeremy DeSilva, Holly Dunsworth & Augustin Fuentes: A Most Interesting Problem -- What Darwin's Descent of Man Got Wrong
Tue, Mar 2, 2021, 6:00 pm6:00 pm

In 1871, Charles Darwin published The Descent of Man, a companion to Origin of Species in which he attempted to explain human evolution, a topic he called “the highest and most interesting problem for the naturalist.” A Most Interesting Problem brings together twelve world-class scholars and science communicators to…

Anthropology Day "ESCAPE THE ROOM"
Thu, Feb 18, 2021, 7:00 pm7:00 pm
Celebrating Anthropology Day Join us for a fun hour of Escape The Room! Anthropology majors only. Registration Required, click here.
How Indigenous Peoples Created Brazilian Biomes
Thu, Feb 11, 2021, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

A Brazil LAB event with Eduardo Neves and Tiffany C. Fryer. Moderated by Carlos Fausto.

Eduardo Góes Neves is Professor of Archaeology at the University of São Paulo. Neves has been studying middle Holocene occupations on fluvial shell mounds, as well as…

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Being with Others: Language and Ethical Relationality among Thirunangai Transgender Women in Chennai, India
Tue, Feb 9, 2021, 12:00 pm12:00 pm

The Tamil word ‘Thirunangai’ is currently the most preferred and widely used identity label among transgender women in Chennai. Free of pejorative meanings, indexing linguistic and cultural specificity, eschewing religious connotations, and commanding juridical recognition, ‘Thirunangai’ has had a remarkable uptake as a label of collective self…

Unhinged: On Ethnographic Games of Doubt and Certainty
Thu, Feb 4, 2021, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

With special commentary from João de Pina-Cabral, University of Lisbon

Can we talk about what we cannot conceive of? How far can the ethnographic gesture guide us into worlds that call into question what Collingwood described as our own (historically mutable) “absolute presuppositions” from which we must spin our ethnographic…

Wintersession Workshop: “Safeguarding Amazonia”
Mon, Jan 18, 2021, 3:00 pm3:00 pm

The opening session of the Princeton Wintersession workshop “Safeguarding Amazonia” — based on the innovative work of Brazilian startup MapBiomas — will be live-streamed for the public beginning at 3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 18, on the Brazil LAB’s YouTube channel.

Brazilian environmentalist Tasso Azevedo, director of MapBiomas, and his…

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Work-in-Progress: Mark Drury
Thu, Dec 3, 2020, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

“They film us…we film them”: Human Rights Activism and Proliferating Forms of Veillance in the Western Sahara Conflict


Register here for the talk.
Virtually via Zoom