Ethnographic Research Methods for the Arts and Humanities Workshop
On 4th and 16th March 2021, the Universities of Aberdeen and Heriot-Watt hosted a Scottish Graduate School for Arts and Humanities Cultural and Museum Studies Catalyst online workshop: Ethnographic Research Methods for the Arts and Humanities.
Aberdeen Anthropology 4th in UK - Guardian university guide
Aberdeen's Department of Anthropology is delighted to be ranked 4th in the UK in the new Guardian university guide.
Anthropology undergraduate wins top UK prize
Class of 2018 Anthropology graduate Bhavana Tuladhar Douglas has won the Royal Anthropological Institute's Student Essay Prize, the top award for undergraduate anthropologists in the UK.
PhD Graduate's AAA book success
University of Aberdeen Anthropology PhD graduate Dr. Penny McCall Howard has won the American Anthropological Association's Society for the Anthropology of Work Book Prize for 2018.
2019 Galloway Trust PhD studentship available in Anthropology
Applications are invited from highly qualified and motivated applicants to take up a new PhD scholarship opportunity in the Department of Anthropology in the School of Social Science at the University of Aberdeen. The deadline is 31 January 2019.
'Honourable mention' for Museum Anthropology book
"Visiting with the Ancestors: Blackfoot Shirts in Museum Spaces" by Alison Brown, of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Aberdeen, and Laura Peers of the Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford, has received an Honourable Mention in the American Anthropological Association's Council for Museum Anthropology Book Awards.
Ceilidh for Prof Tim Ingold
The Department of Anthropology recently marked the retirement of Professor Tim Ingold with a ceilidh held at the Carmelite Hotel, Aberdeen. We also held a coffee morning at the School of Social Science where we paid tribute to Tim's outstanding academic leadership since joining the University in 1999. Tim is...
Anthropology undergraduate prize winners 2018
Three students in Anthropology are celebrating after being awarded this year's departmental prizes.
An Ethnography of Global Environmentalism: Becoming Friends of the Earth
Caroline Gatt's book, 'An Ethnography of Global Environmentalism. Becoming Friends of the Earth' is published by Routledge.
Of words and sounds: conversations across anthropology and music
The Knowing From the Inside project is hosting a two-day workshop entitled 'Of words and sounds: conversations across anthropology and music' on Monday April 30 and Tuesday 1 May.