Monthly Archives: November 2012

Lectures and events, autumn 2012, anthropology research team, Rovaniemi

Open invitation to all, academic and practitioner participants – no RSVP required. Additional posters and announcements for the different events will be posted at the door of the venue. Please see also separate programmes and announcements on the “lectures and … Continue reading

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Reflections on a Visit to the ‘Tree of Memory’: Gail Fondahl, 13 Nov 2012, Arctic Centre

You are all welcome to this event:

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Arctic Crossings at AAA Annual Meeting, San Francisco

In case any of you will be at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in San Francisco, please consider attending our panel: “Arctic Crossings: Labour, Capital, and Locality in the Circumpolar North” Saturday, November 17, 4-5:45pm, Continental 9 (Hilton San … Continue reading

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Making a film from field materials with zero experience and zero budget

Is it possible to turn your field data into a film with very moderate technical skills and no budget? We do not expect our first effort at a documentary to be award winning.  But we started in October with a … Continue reading

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How do we see the sea: multiple meanings of seawater

Series of lectures and documentary films, November 16 – 29, 2012 by Arctic Anthropology Team (ACCESS project Arctic Climate Change, Economy and Society, Dr. Anna Stammler-Gossmann) Dr. Anna Stammler-Gossmann (Arctic Centre, Finland). Lecture: ‘Domesticated’ fish: what is behind our salmon … Continue reading

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Notes on hospitality, performance and potlatch: University of Yakutsk, Russia

What is a potlatch? Barbara Miller, author of Cultural Anthropology (2007), describes it as  “a feast in which the host lavishes the guests with abundant quantities of the best food and many gifts.” That’s what I felt reminded of at … Continue reading

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