Editorship of Teaching Anthropology: deadline 1st June 2016
The RAI is seeking to appoint a new editor (or editorial team) for the RAI’s peer-reviewed, open-access journal Teaching Anthropology. The online journal, which was launched in 2011 and is published bi-annually by the Royal Anthropological Institute, is dedicated to the teaching of anthropology. It promotes dialogue and reflection about anthropological pedagogies in schools, colleges and universities internationally. Bringing together anthropological and educational ideas, the journal fosters a critical engagement with teaching practices and their role in developing our anthropological capacities.
Summer Challenge: “Cultural London: Diversity in the city”
This Summer Challenge course at UCL encourages Yr 12 students to learn more about Anthropology and consider applying for Anthropology at university. This is part of UCL’s widening participation programme. For full details see these links:Cultural London: Diversity in the city & FAQs
Format: over 6 weeks in June and July students partake in 2-hour subject specific sessions every Tuesday or Wednesday. During those weeks, students participate in a mixture of lectures, seminars and practical sessions, which then supports them with their final research project at the end of the course.
Application deadline: 22 April 2016 Course Dates: Wednesdays 15, 22 & 29 June and 6, 13, 20 & 27 July 2016
Free online course now live - Why we post: the anthropology of social media
Click here to join the online course for free
Check out the "Why we post" website which is full of resources
Why We Post is a global research project on the uses and consequences of social media headed by Professor Danny Miller at UCL. The project involved nine anthropologists, each of whom spent 15 months in communities around the world.
London Anthropology Day 2016: booking opens 11 May 2016
London Anthropology Day is a free university taster day for Year 12,13 and FE students, parents and anyone interested in learning more about anthropology. The event will take place on 30 June 2016 at the British Museum's Clore Centre. Go to www.londonanthropologyday.co.uk for more information.
RAI Conference: Anthropology, Weather and Climate Change 2016
Join us on 27-29 May 2016 for a major conference entitled "Anthropology, Weather and Climate Change" which will take place at the British Museum. The conference is organised by the RAI in conjunction with the BM Department for Africa, Oceania and the Americas. For further details please see:https://www.therai.org.uk/conferences/anthropology-weather-and-climate-change-2016