"We should altogether avoid, like the plauge, discussing the meaning of words." - Karl Popper 1973A group for those who feel that semantic discourses potentially undermine the integrity of the social sciences.See More
Anthopology holds at its core the question of what it is to be a thinking, feeling human being. Emotion and how it is portrayed and interpreted across cultures helps us to reflect on aspects of power, agency and belonging.
Historians of Anthropology and anthropologists interested in the forerunners and builders of the discipline are invited to share all kinds of ideas, questions and projects. Edward Tylor is the patron of this group.
May at 1st seem banal, but hair as extension of the self; the processes associated with 'doing' hair; its many colours & textures; lengths & locations; its 'natural' and 'non-natural' forms, make hair a fascinating object of anthropological enquirySee More
A group for discussing and exploring that other thing that many of us do with anthropology: teaching. Tactics, strategies, pedagogical theory -- anything related to teaching anthropology is fair game.See More
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
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'.