Events

AAS Conference 2013: The Human in the World, the World in the Human

From 6 November, 2013 to 8 November, 2013

The AAS Annual Conference will be hosted by the Australian National University.

The theme of the conference is "The Human in the World, the World in the Human" and it embraces anthropology’s enduring commitments to grappling with the human condition in the widest terms.

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Keynote (confirmed) speakers are: 

Philippe Bourgois: A medical anthropologist at the University of Pennsylvania whose recent work focuses on drug addiction and author of Righteous Dopefiend, In Search of Respect, and Violence in War and Peace.

Yael Navarro-Yashin: A social anthropologist at Cambridge University whose work focuses on affect and subjectivity in the domain of politics and author of Faces of the State, and The Make-Believe Spaces.

Attendance at the Annual Conference is open to all interested persons, whether or not they are members of the AAS, on payment of the conference fee.


For further information please contact the conference convenor Andrew Kipnis.

For administrative matters please contact the Australian Anthropological Society.

We look forward to seeing you in Canberra in November!

 

Location: Australian National University