At the end of March 2020, in a village in Nepal, affected like the rest of the country – and the world – by lockdown, news of the virus spreads. Some villagers decide to perform the Sansari ritual, goddess of epidemics, adapting it to the current circumstances. Relationship to politics, relationship to nature, the place of the stranger, respect for tradition and adaptation to change, human and divine responsibility, rumours [Lire la suite…]
Fariba Adelkhah and Roland Marchal, both researchers at CERI-SciencesPo/CNRS, were arrested in Iran on June 5th, 2019. On March 20th this year, Roland Marchal was released, traded for a Revolutionary Guard engineer arrested in France on an international arrest warrant issued by the United States. Fariba Adelkhah is still in prison.
On Thursday 19th of December 2019 at 14:30 at Université Paris Diderot, (Building Olympes de Gouges, room Laplanche – 576), Nathalie Schipounoff is defending her PhD Dissertation in Social Anthropology and Ethnology, supervised by professor Pascal Dibie. Title: Affable startuppers for a better world or a better social position ? Ethnology of startup mode in a Parisian incubator. PhD examination committee members: Pr. Jean-Philippe Bouilloud, ESCP Europe Pr. Nabyla Daidj, Institut Mines Telecom – Business School HDR (Rapporteur) Pr. [Lire la suite…]
International Conference,conceived and organized by the Center for Maghrib Studies, Arizona State University, december 15-17, 2019, hosted by Inlac Institute, Fez, Morocco.
November 4-7th in Mexico…
This conference aims to shed light on recent Central American events (the violence, the corruption, but also the massive mobilizations for human rights and the new forms of political action) all in light of their past. What are the continuities and ruptures since 1979, since the triumph of the Sandinista revolution and the explosion of internal wars in the region? And what challenges for the new generation?
Edited by: Ioana Cîrstocea, Delphine Lacombe, Elisabeth Marteu, London: Routledge, 2019.
This book provides an insightful approach to understanding the contemporary circulations of feminist repertoires and shows how the international/transnational circulations of gender are interconnected, even coextensive, with the globalization process itself.
Contemporary mobilities in lusotopy: Questioning (post)imperial borders
Mobilités contemporaines en lusotopie: Questionner les frontières (post)impériales
Mobilidades contemporâneas na lusotopia: Questionar as fronteiras (pós)imperiais
Deadline: 5 October 2019
Sabrina Melenotte, PhD in Political Anthropology, is Research Fellow IRD, at Urmis (Paris) since October 2019.
Armand Aupiais is PhD Student in sociology at Urmis Paris.
Christelle Hamel is an INED Researcher, currently member of Urmis Paris Team.
Please watch here or on Canal U Urmis Channel the video of Andreas Wimmer’s conference: How to improve on Barth’s theory of ethnic boundaries, Urmis Nice Research Seminar, 22th of March, 2019.
Methodology Workshop Slafnet: Memory Of Origins, Location And Life Stories In African Slave And Post-Slave Societies.
Thursday 6th June, MSHS, Nice, France
A Spring school was held at the Institute of Ethiopian Studies, Addis Ababa University, on April 15-19, 2019, in the framework of the European project SLAFNET (https://slafnet.hypotheses.org) that has the objective of implementing dialogue between European and African researchers and students around the thematic issue of slavery in Africa. This Spring school was organised by Prof. Ahmed Hassen (IES, Université d’Addis Ababa), Alexander Meckelburg (Hiob Ludolf Center for Ethiopian Studies, [Lire la suite…]
The deadline for sending proposals is July 15, 2019. The international Conference will be held in November 7-8, 2019 – Campus Saint-Jean d’Angely, Nice