Abstract no. 465

A critique of the essentialism intrinsic to much of South African history, anthropology and archaeology is necessarily a critique of some of its core certainties and concepts especially with respect to pre-colonial and early colonial periods. Ethnic, linguistic, and...

Abstract no. 297

Since antiquity non-human primates were introduced in many places beyond their homeland. Insular environments, as a consequence of their ecological isolation, are typically more affected by the arrival of one or more exotic species. A preliminary survey has shown that...

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. 32

In Japan, academic interest to Mongolia started from the latter half of 19th century. After Japan-Qing war (1894-95), some Inner Mongolian lords invited Japanese specialists for modernization. It made long term field research by Japanese anthropologists possible. For...