Neil Turner
  • Male
  • Salvador, Bahia
  • Brazil
Share on Facebook
Share Twitter

Neil Turner's Friends

  • Aline Sapiezinskas
  • Devitofrancesco Alessandra
  • MAI Saptenno
  • Fernandez
  • Joel M. Wright
  • Mitchell Jones
  • Philip Swift
  • EJ
  • Ranjan Lekhy
  • Jacob Lee
  • Arnab Sen
  • ryan anderson
  • Martin Walsh
  • NIKOS GOUSGOUNIS
  • Achirri Ishmael

Neil Turner's Groups

Neil Turner's Discussions

Disputed Questions: The Debates...Part 3
30 Replies

Thanks to all the members for their participation and comments during the first series of debates.  I would like to open the second in this series of debates by inviting the next motion from the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Neil Turner Aug 30, 2010.

Disputed Questions: The Debates...Part 2
45 Replies

The first series of debates fell short of the objective due to the fact that I didn’t clearly define procedures on how we should go about conducting it.  I would like, therefore, to make another…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by M Izabel Jun 19, 2010.

Disputed Questions: The Debates
14 Replies

There is always a risk when setting up debates such as this one. The danger lies in attempting to produce compelling arguments without yielding to the tendency to create contrived oppositions. As…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joel M. Wright May 28, 2010.

Disputed Questions: a series of debates in the OAC Forum
19 Replies

Back in the 13th century, St. Thomas Aquinas, perhaps the greatest philosopher between Aristotle and Descartes, participated in an experiment as a professor at the new University of Paris. He became…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joel M. Wright May 28, 2010.

 

Neil Turner's Page

Latest Activity

Lana joined Neil Turner's group
Thumbnail

Interpretive Anthropology

A forum for conversations about the concepts and contributions of Clifford Geertz to anthropology.
Jan 10
Profile IconJames Adams and Paulette Nonfodji joined Neil Turner's group
Thumbnail

Interpretive Anthropology

A forum for conversations about the concepts and contributions of Clifford Geertz to anthropology.
Dec 28, 2013
Julien Bideau joined Neil Turner's group
Thumbnail

Interpretive Anthropology

A forum for conversations about the concepts and contributions of Clifford Geertz to anthropology.
Sep 11, 2013
Kyle W. West joined Neil Turner's group
Thumbnail

Interpretive Anthropology

A forum for conversations about the concepts and contributions of Clifford Geertz to anthropology.
Feb 20, 2013
Neil Turner replied to Joel M. Wright's discussion Foucault and Consensus in the group Theory in Anthropology
"Hi Stuart, Thank you for the kind words. The essays are comprised from a wide variety of philosophical, historical and literary sources and authors not only the works of Foucault. Their purpose was to provide a foundation for a series of lectures…"
Feb 19, 2013
Fiza Ishaq joined Neil Turner's group
Thumbnail

Interpretive Anthropology

A forum for conversations about the concepts and contributions of Clifford Geertz to anthropology.
Dec 29, 2012
T.Na joined Neil Turner's group
Thumbnail

Interpretive Anthropology

A forum for conversations about the concepts and contributions of Clifford Geertz to anthropology.
Oct 9, 2012
Profile IconMaria Eitzinger and Anne Branthwaite joined Neil Turner's group
Thumbnail

Interpretive Anthropology

A forum for conversations about the concepts and contributions of Clifford Geertz to anthropology.
Oct 1, 2012
Nivita Kakria joined Neil Turner's group
Thumbnail

Interpretive Anthropology

A forum for conversations about the concepts and contributions of Clifford Geertz to anthropology.
Sep 28, 2012
Razvan Papasima joined Neil Turner's group
Thumbnail

Interpretive Anthropology

A forum for conversations about the concepts and contributions of Clifford Geertz to anthropology.
Sep 11, 2012
Daniel Welsh joined Neil Turner's group
Thumbnail

Interpretive Anthropology

A forum for conversations about the concepts and contributions of Clifford Geertz to anthropology.
Jul 30, 2012
Profile IconAlessandro De Cola and Paulo Augusto Franco joined Neil Turner's group
Thumbnail

Interpretive Anthropology

A forum for conversations about the concepts and contributions of Clifford Geertz to anthropology.
May 15, 2012
Georgeta Stoica joined Neil Turner's group
Thumbnail

Interpretive Anthropology

A forum for conversations about the concepts and contributions of Clifford Geertz to anthropology.
May 7, 2012
Despina Maraki joined Neil Turner's group
Thumbnail

Interpretive Anthropology

A forum for conversations about the concepts and contributions of Clifford Geertz to anthropology.
May 3, 2012
Adam Bedrich joined Neil Turner's group
Thumbnail

Interpretive Anthropology

A forum for conversations about the concepts and contributions of Clifford Geertz to anthropology.
Apr 22, 2012
Profile IconCristina Sá Valentim and Sujan Bahadur Adhikari joined Neil Turner's group
Thumbnail

Interpretive Anthropology

A forum for conversations about the concepts and contributions of Clifford Geertz to anthropology.
Apr 20, 2012

Profile Information

Full Name (no screen names or handles)
Neil Turner
School/Organization/Current anthropological attachment
Independent Research Professional
Website
http://www.linkedin.com/in/pitubasol

Background

Neil Turner is an American anthropologist living in Salvador, Bahia Brazil. He holds a Ph.D. in Urban Anthropology and a M.A. in Medical Anthropology. While in the USA, Dr. Turner worked as a research analyst for the American College of Physicians (1992 - 2002), and he has worked as a computer information technician for the oldest law practice in the United States, Rawle & Henderson (2005 - 2007). As a professor, he has taught at Tufts University, Boston, MA., California State University, Los Angeles, CA and as an adjunct professor at American Pathways University, Denver, CO. Dr. Turner has authored several papers and his work in medical anthropology has been published by Grin Publishers, Munich, Germany. Also, his work has appeared in the Italian online journal for anthropology, Antrocom. Currently, he is teaching ESL, TOEFL, and conducting ethnographic research for a book on Brasil.

Bilingual: English and Portuguese

Specialties - Visiting Lecturer: 7th Annual International Social Theory Consortium Conference, 2006 Sponsor: The Alliance of Social, Political, Ethical, and Cultural Thought Virginia Tech University, Roanoke, VA; 2nd Annual Graduate Student Conference in Cultural and Social Anthropology, 2006 Sponsor: The Anthropology of Global Productions, Stanford University, Stanford, CA; Asian-Pacific American Research Roundtable Conference, 2004 Sponsor: California State University, Los Angeles.

Neil Turner's Photos

Loading…
  • Add Photos
  • View All

Neil Turner's Blog

The Brazilian Educational Project

A short video (5min) has been published describing the mission and objectives of the Brazilian Educational Project. For those interested, it can be found at: http://www.box.net/shared/jilip66h2t

Posted on June 18, 2010 at 1:29am

Writing Well, Writing Academically…A Response

John,

You said:…

Continue

Posted on April 23, 2010 at 2:12pm — 2 Comments

How would you define culture?

Culture is something that is all around us but hidden from sight.

Posted on December 25, 2009 at 5:00pm

Comment Wall (8 comments)

You need to be a member of Open Anthropology Cooperative to add comments!

Join Open Anthropology Cooperative

At 5:25pm on June 20, 2011, Aline Sapiezinskas said…

Hello, Neil!

Welcome!

Aline.

At 7:05pm on June 6, 2010, Philip Swift said…
Dear Neil,

No worries. I had to think about it a bit before taking sides!

All the best,

Phil
At 7:42pm on June 1, 2010, Joel M. Wright said…
Neil,

Thank you for pointing me to the 2nd run of the Disputed Questions forum. I'll look at it shortly.

Regards!
At 5:43pm on May 20, 2010, Keith Hart said…
I was just the first contributor and I lost!
At 6:07pm on May 19, 2010, Keith Hart said…
At 4:08pm on February 27, 2010, Digare Ahmed H. said…
Culture is the tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group
At 6:25pm on November 30, 2009, Neil Turner said…
At 11:18pm on November 29, 2009, Neil Turner said…
Everything cannot be completely equitable in every situation but you can work to make it as close as possible…
 
 
 

Translate

@OpenAnthCoop

© 2014   Created by Keith Hart.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service