On 29 May, Marilyn Strathern will hold the second public evening lecture in the CARMAH department seminar series, entitled ‘Transformational Relations’. The event is open to the public. More information here.
Feel invited to have a look on our Reflections page where you’ll find out which meanings underlie saving money in Germany (Hadas Weiss), what Sharon Macdonald finds out about the ‘Second-Generation’ Phenomenon in Jingdezhen (Jiangxi province, China), and how Tal Adler experienced ‘the ever growing and transforming, unattended, unregulated visitor-made commemorative exhibition’ at the Mauthausen Memorial.
New publication: Provenienzforschung zu ethnologischen Sammlungen der Kolonialzeit. Positionen in der aktuellen Debatte
The e-book on the conference of the same name, held on April 7th & 8th of 2017 at the Museum Fünf Kontinente in Munich, was edited by Larissa Förster, Iris Edenheiser, Sarah Fründt, and Heike Hartmann.
Margareta von Oswald is participating in the recently opened exhibition ‚Hello World‘ (28.04. – 26.08.2018) at Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, with a text in the Unfinished Glossary.
What is cultural heritage? Increasing designations of monuments, buildings, and objects as cultural heritage make Sharon Macdonald propose that maybe we’d better ask “What is not cultural heritage?” Find out more about her notion by clicking here.
Also, a World Café in May 2018 will dedicate itself to an anthropologically coined search for common ground: “Rethinking (Islamic) Heritage in Europe”. Find all details here.