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Second Annual Conference of the Memory Studies Association

CALL FOR PAPERS Second Annual Conference of the Memory Studies Association Copenhague Copenhagen, 14-16 December 2017 Founded last year in Amsterdam, the Memory Studies Association (MSA) aims at institutionalizing memory studies as a research field that is able to provide fundamental knowledge about the importance and function of memories in the public and private realm. […]

Francisco Ferrándiz “Anthropology on the Front Lines: Honoring the Work of Nancy Schemer-Hughes”

      Monday, May 1, 2017 – 08:00 to Tuesday, May 2, 2017 – 20:00 UC Berkeley Anthropology Department Anthropology on the Front Lines: Honoring the Work of Nancy Scheper-Hughes     Distinguished Speakers: Marcelo Súarez-Orozco Dean Graduate School Education, UCLA Margaret Lock Bronfman Professor Emerita Social Medicine, McGill University Naomar Monteiro de Almeida-Filho President Federal University of Southern […]

The Memory of the Bones

Script and filmmaking: Facundo Beraudi “Hundreds of the victims’ relatives cling to hope by placing their trust in the Equipo Argentino de Antropología Forense (EAAF “Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team”), which —for 30 years now— has been recovering and identifying the remains of disappeared people in Argentina and in more than thirty countries. This quest cannot be put at […]

Seizing Sovereignty (and República) on a Heritage Battlefield: Villalar de los Comuneros, 1521-2016

Conference (in English) by:  Thomas Abercrombie & S. Elizabeth Penry (New York University & Fordham University)     Tuesday, April 20, 2017 12:00 – 14:00 hours Sala María Moliner (1F8) Centro de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales, CSIC C/Albasanz, 26-28 Metro Suanzes & Ciudad Lineal Free entry ¿How to get there?   Guardar