Amusing anecdotes about fieldwork were, from what I could tell, basic currency throughout university halls, on conference panels, and in graduate student lounges. Many of my teachers and advisors had often relayed similar, if self-deprecating, stories about their own spectacular mishaps or moments of levity while working with people in every context imaginable: research participants, colleagues, friends, and community leaders alike. So why then was this reaction to my story so sudden and so visceral?
The Familiar Strange · Ep #71 Entrepreneurism in Academia and Ethics on The Ground: This Month of TFS This week on TFS, the Strangers continue with our new panel format and dive deeper into the topics of entrepreneurism and ethics. They talk about how universities and by extension academia is becoming more and more business-like … Continue reading Ep #71 Entrepreneurism in Academia and Ethics on The Ground: This Month of TFS
The Familiar Strange · Part 1:Theory as reproduction:reflections on the history of doing feminist anthropology in Australia The Familiar Strange · Part 2:Theory as reproduction:reflections on the history of doing feminist anthropology in Australia Content Warning: mentions of themes of sexual assault and rape. In this very special collaboration, TFS would like to present a two … Continue reading Theory as reproduction: Reflections on the history of doing feminist anthropology in Australia Part 1 and 2
This week we bring you a very special episode! Last year we collaborated with the Australian Network of Student Anthropologists, or ANSA for short and recorded their roundtable at the AAS held at the Australian National University. The roundtable discussion featured the likes of Dr Marcus Barber, Dr Sophie Chao, Dr Jayne Curnow, Derek Elias, … Continue reading Anthropology in the “real world”: A Roundtable Discussion About Applied Anthropology