https://soundcloud.com/thefamiliarstrange/ep103-handwraps-hijabs/s-ZZRWhVqjk0r?si=6fd5ac88c0ee45f9a37bffe010f8abae&utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing Welcome back to the Familiar Strange. We’re kicking off 2023 with an interview with Dr Jasmijn Rana from Leiden University. Dr Jasmijn’s research interests include, gender, race-ethnicity, religion, embodiment and movement. Jasmijn is currently (2022-2023) a Marie-Sklodowska Curie Global Fellow at University of California, Berkeley. This week, Familiar Stranger Sean discusses Dr Rana’s latest … Continue reading Ep#103 Handwraps & Hijabs: Dr Jasmijn Rana on Kickboxing & Piety in the Netherlands
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Teaching from the Textbooks: An Archaeology of the Current Historical Moment
On the last day of class, my advanced theory students would break up into small groups and each have the option of choosing one such old anthropology textbook from the box of them that I had selected from the shelf. They would then spend the next 15 to 20 minutes exploring the book (looking at the table of contents, skimming chapters, reading the introduction, etc.) in order to answer three basic questions...Truthfully, I have never had quite so much fun, nor gotten so much out of, teaching from a textbook.
Ep #102: Gender in the Mines & Anthro Origin Stories: This Month on TFS
The Familiar Strange · Ep #102: Gender in the Mines & Anthro Origin Stories: This Month on TFS We are back for 2023! This month we welcome our newest Familiar Stranger Nitya! Nitya has just finished their Master of Anthropology and is current doing some further work into Gender and mining. In this episode we … Continue reading Ep #102: Gender in the Mines & Anthro Origin Stories: This Month on TFS
Ep #101: When Anthropology Strikes Back: Strikes & Casualisation in Academia
The Familiar Strange · Ep #101: When Anthropology Strikes Back: Strikes & Casualisation in Academia This week we’re back for a really important panel. This week, Familiar Strangers Lachlan, Sean, Kath and Claire gather to discuss casualisation of academic jobs and the effects that strikes can have on workers rights. Some of the strangers are … Continue reading Ep #101: When Anthropology Strikes Back: Strikes & Casualisation in Academia