"I think you’d be crazy to go into something like anthropology if you want to learn how to say whatever other people tell you to say - you know, maybe you should become a lawyer!" This week we bring you a special treat - an interview between our good friend Zoe Hatten and her PhD … Continue reading Ep. #48 The Nature of Anthropology: Andrew Kipnis on China, Funerals, Ethnographic Socialising & Academic Speech
Simon [1:00] begins our chat by asking what happens to your identity when you become a dependent spouse; that is, when your partner is supporting the household financially and you are not, especially in a new country. “For the last maybe 20 or 30 years, the assumption has been that both men and women will … Continue reading Ep. #45: Financial Identity, Quiet Fields, Silencing Students & Angry Anthropologists: This Month On TFS
We, at The Familiar Strange, would like to acknowledge and celebrate the First Australians on whose traditional lands we recorded and produced this podcast, and pay our respect to the elders of the Ngunnawal, Ngambri, Yindinji and Yirrganydji peoples past, present and emerging. This month on TFS, we bring you a special panel episode recorded … Continue reading Ep. #29 TFS at AAS: Multimodal ethnography, monolithic China, online bans & the ‘anthro helmet’ – Guest panel with Viktor Baskin, Sacha Cody & Katherine Giunta
Even as I attempted to (re-)present my research as anthropological, on its journey into the public sphere and a wider audience, it was interpreted and reinterpreted as ‘international relations’. When I was interviewed, I was introduced and thanked as a generic ‘PhD researcher’.