Bristol Anthropology and Archaeology Research Seminars (BAARS)

Bristol Anthropology and Archaeology Research Seminars (BAARS) is a weekly seminar series hosted by our department, where we invite academic staff and lecturers across the four fields of anthropology to present their current and ongoing research.

Each talk is followed by a Q&A.

Seminars take place every Wednesday during term time from 13.00-14.30.  Location: G10, Department for Anthropology and Archaeology, University of Bristol 43, Woodland Road, BS8 1UU, ground floor.
Access information: https://www.accessable.co.uk/university-of-bristol/access-guides/43-woodland-road

Please join in for an informal lunch with the presenter, staff and students beforehand (12.00–13.00), bring your own lunch. Non-alcoholic drinks, nibbles and tea/coffee with biscuits are provided. All welcome!

Conveners: Theresia Hofer (Senior Lecturer in Social Anthropology) and William Tantam (Lecturer in Anthropology)


Spring 2024, Wednesdays 1.00-2.30pm

24 Jan Dr Evan Killick (University of Sussex)
Sustained Destruction: Cattle, Roads, and ‘Sustainable Development’ around a Communal Reserve in Peruvian Amazonia

7 Feb Dr Fanny Froelich (University of Bristol)
Local Meets Global: Gender and Social Transformation in International Cross-Cultural Develop-ment Work in Ghana

14 Feb Dr Amishi Panwar (University of Bristol)
The ‘micro’ in AMR: Exploring healthcare practices in Baddi, India

6 Mar Dr James Staples (Brunel University)
From leprosy to ground zero: imagining futures in a world of elimination in South India.

13 Mar Dr Ed Pulford (University of Manchester)
Past Progress: Time and Politics at the Borders of China, Russia, and Korea

20 Mar
TBC

1 May Dr Stuart Prior (University of Bristol)
Anarchy, Civil War & Rebellion in the Southwest

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