"Dear prof. Hart,
Thanks very much for your reply to the post above. You have said several things, most of which I agree with.
Let me start by letting you know how much I appreciate this forum. It is crucial for students such as myself (full…"
In some ways it's a pity that Sophie's response to your discussion took the form of starting another discussion, since the two are quite closely related in this context, even if movements of resistance and the historical…"
I did a little fieldwork and wrote an MSc thesis on participatory conservation of marine habitats, especially turtles, in the Comoros. It could make an interesting comparison to your case study because the state and conservationists also…"
"Hi, It is not completely true that the piers have always been inaccessible for fishermen to fish. The old west street pier and patterson's groin (50s -70s) were open to fishermen. When the bay of plenty, diary beach and north beach piers were…"
Dear all, I have posted the below in the 'anthropology of fishing' group, but I suppose it also fits well in the 'urban anthropology' group. Moreover, with nearly 300 members (as opposed to a mere 11 in the fishing group) I might actually get a reply here : ) Apologies for the length but here it comes: "hello all,I'm curious to find out if anybody knows of cases that relate in some way to the research I am currently engaged in. Firstly let me introduce myself. I am a MA student (BA in cult.…See More
hello all,I'm curious to find out if anybody knows of cases that relate in some way to the research I am currently engaged in. Firstly let me introduce myself. I am a MA student (BA in cult. anthro) from the Netherlands, registered at CCMS (centre for Communication, Culture, Media & Society - post grad dep. for cultural & media studies) at UKZN, Durban, South Africa. I have been doing fieldwork since April/May 2010, as part of which I use a camera.I have been working with a group of…See More
"The Ax Fight .. I share your thoughts, it almost is too cliche in a way. I suppose its a must though. Metje Postma showed it in her visual ethnography course as well. Asch seems to be the authority when discussing the uses of visual anthropology in…"
Nice to talk to you here. A filmmaker I always found to be highly inspiring is Robert Gardner. You must know him as he assisted John Marshall (early on) in his kalahari project. He has made loads and loads of films and has covered quite a…"
A group critiquing the militarization of anthropology. Possible topics include: resistance tactics, monitoring funding programs, historical relationships between anthropologists and military/intelligence agencies, anthropology and COIN, etc.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