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(2017-01-14) - Journal articleTwo themes, temporality and cosmopolitanism, repeatedly arose during conversations in Scotland with people who favored remaining in the European Union. The 2016 referendum’s result in favor leaving the EU has affected how ...
Before Boas: The Genesis of Ethnography and Ethnology in the German Enlightenment. Han F. Vermeulen. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2015. 746 pp. (2017-03) - Journal itemVermeulen shows that the expansive moment of ethnography and ethnology was the 1740s, and the scholars involved were Germans who worked in and on peoples in the Russian empire. This was the period in which the keywords ...
Kaale belongings and Evangelical becomings : faith, commitment and social outreach among the Finnish Kaale (Finnish Roma) (University of St Andrews, 2017-06-22) - ThesisGrounded in a theoretical debate between anthropological studies on Roma/Gypsies and anthropological studies of Christianity, the focus of this thesis is on the experience of social and religious life among members of a ...
(2017-01-20) - Journal articleA review of the volume; an appraisal of the anthropology of Britain as a project. An argument is made along Kierkegaardian lines. Human life is an inward, personal adventure, of each in the face of the other: life is ...
Bougainville revisited : understanding the crisis and U-Vistract through an ethnography of everyday life in Nagovisi (University of St Andrews, 2015) - ThesisThis thesis offers an ethnographic study of everyday life in Nagovisi of Southwest Bougainville. The study focuses on aspects of how the Nagovisi construe social relations with a specific focus on vernacular categories ...