Panel no. 100

2019 saw the publication of three critical books on risk and disaster from the co-chairs of the IUAES Risk and Disaster Commission. The main focus of this panel is to present anthropological insights into disasters coming from the global-south, a gap that is still...

Panel no. 80

This panel explores expressions and redemptive understandings of suffering in the Christian world with a focus on the inventive variety of religions practices in the Global South (Jenkins 2002; Samin 2005; Noll 2009). Over the past century, the number of Christians in...

Panel no. 73

Popular people’s struggles in the global south suggest the need for the development of new and politically enabling categories of analysis, and new ways of understanding contemporary social movements. It shows how social movements in Africa, South Asia, Latin America,...

Panel no. 33

Over the last decade, migration to Europe has become the focus of heated debate. The image of massive migration of citizens from the Global South looking for asylum and a better life in Europe has become a common place in media. This was accompanied by an increase in...