Abstract no. 458

For this presentation, I will be interested in discussing the syllabus of the subject “Anthropology of health” of the Nursing Degree at the National University of José C. Paz-UNPAZ, Argentina, in light of the explicit difficulties that students manifest...

Abstract no. 441

In my presentation I focus on the history of anthropology in Romania from its beginning the to early 1990s, focusing on the practices and processes of institutionalization and bringing into discussions layers of the unwritten history of the discipline. In Romania,...

Abstract no. 415

This paper explores how emergent neoliberal structures of labor are contributing to the contemporary notions of health and productivity among young startup workers living in the city of Florianópolis, Brazil. To answer this question, workers’ life stories will be...

Abstract no. 406

In 2017 the Italian Ministry of Education established that all upper secondary school teachers, regardless of their subject matter, must acquire educational credits in anthropology, psychology and pedagogy in order to be eligible for public teaching competitions. If...

Abstract no. 363

In his famous essay, Le Match de football (1995), French anthropologist Christian Bromberger relates an anecdote of a French legislator complaining about funded research on this trivial and uninteresting topic. A quarter of a century later the situation in France stay...

Abstract no. 353

This presentation aims to contribute to the debate about anthropology teaching in the Brazilian high school system, highlighting the challenges presently posed to the implementation of anthropology classes. The teaching of social sciences in secondary school is part...

Abstract no. 346

Teacher education is a sphere crucial for framing future generations of teachers, citizens and thus society as a whole. There is a pronounced diversity of how teacher education is structured in different European countries, especially with regards to ways in which...

Abstract no. 323

Anthropology is currently only available at the secondary school level in the UK via the International Baccalaureate since the discontinuation of A-level Anthropology in 2018. This presents a challenge for anthropology educators, academics and outreach professionals...

Abstract no. 322

Widening participation (WP) is an increasingly important agenda within UK higher education (HE), as universities and charities aim to improve access to universities for disadvantaged groups across all parts of society. While the majority of WP initiatives are based in...

Abstract no. 223

The Human Relations Area Files (HRAF) is a nonprofit anthropological research organization founded at Yale University in 1949. HRAF produces two membership-supported online databases for cross-cultural research: eHRAF World Cultures and eHRAF Archaeology. Combined,...

Abstract no. 188

The worldwide trend away from natural vaginal birth to caesarean section is dramatic. In most European countries its rate is above 30%: every third child is born by the knife. Doctors often encourage their clients’ decision for surgical birth (“modern life style”) and...

Abstract no. 146

Following Katrina, Biloxi, Mississippi found itself working to recover from devastation, much of which was focused on the oldest part of the city, filled with shotgun houses, social clubs and churches rooted in ethnic and national heritage, the seafood industry, and...

Abstract no. 58

In January 2020, a group of rugby players from Buenos Aires murdered Fernando Baez, a 19-year-old boy in the coastal town of Villa Gesell, outside a nightclub. The following public debate focused on their alleged pathological character, with interventions coming from...

Abstract no. 49

My colleagues in ESA,NASA and Roscosmos attempt to produce the Universe in the Lab as well as to find suitable exoplanet for our future. Similarly , my colleagues – biologists (working under projects of International Space Station) also suggest that sooner or...