For those interested in taking anthropology to audiences beyond the academy. We hope to share ideas about achieving a more publicly engaged discipline and specifically about training anthropologists to better communicate with non-academic audiences.
A forum for conversations between those inclined towards presenting ethnographically-derived insights through experimental ethnographic writing including the broader fields of 'creative non-fiction' and ‘creative fiction'.
Discussing ethnography and ethnographic disciplines in general, whether or not they are exclusive to anthropology as a discipline. Folkloristics, market research, ethnomusicology, microsociology, microeconomics, microhistory...
There are many anthropology journals. Unfortunately, not all of them are read or heard of equally! This is a group for posting call-for-papers for all known and unknown journals, promoting the OAC's spirit of international cooperation.
Discuss fieldwork, ethics on methods and tools of the anthropological trade.Every fieldworker has been faced with questions regarding their own work and how they should proceed.This group should also used as an introduction to fieldwork issues.See More
September 23, 2010 at 7pm to September 26, 2010 at 12pm
Contemporary world is characterised by consumption and information technology, but it seems that consumption and information society is in crisis and tries to find alternative ways of living. Some authors are predicting the transformation of consumption society into dream society in which material wealth is going to be replaced by emotional wealth. Such utopian predictions are, nevertheless, challenged by the real life experience of contemporary people. Our reality is, namely, often different…See More