Events from 26 February, 2017
16th March, 20173:00pm - 5:00pm
ANTH Seminar Series | Digging the Well Deep: The Jewish “Ultra-Orthodox” Relationship with the Divine Explored through the Lifeworld of the Breslov Chasidic Community in Safed
Join the Department of Anthropology's first seminar with Zevic Mishor, who will explore the Jewish “Ultra-Orthodox” Relationship with the Divine Explored through the Lifeworld of the Breslov Chasidic Community in Safed.
27th April, 20173:00pm - 5:00pm
How are “dreams” becoming a mode of governance and self-fashioning in contemporary China? In this seminar PhD student in Anthropology, Gil Hizi, will examine this question through his study of regimes of self-improvement, and more specifically - workshops in “soft skills”.
11th May, 20173:00pm - 5:00pm
In this seminar, guest speaker in Department of Anthropology, Associate Professor Simone Dennis from ANU, will present his research in tobacco violence. He is going to talk about auditory renderings of public participation made in smoky respirations, make a touching analysis of smoking in the family, consider miasmatic violence, and the nexus between taste and vision key to the violence made by Big Tobacco against the smoking person.