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11 October 2018

“Azan on the Moon”, an Anthropological Journey in Central Asia

Till Mostowlansky, Research Fellow at the ANSO Department, works on the anthropology of infrastructure and humanitarianism. His latest monograph, Azan on the Moon, is an in-depth study of people’s lives amidst projects of modernity along the Pamir Highway in the borderlands of Tajikistan, China and Afghanistan. Azan on the Moon is a poetic title. Can you tell us more about its meaning and origin? During...
11 October 2018

Nos démocraties sont-elles en danger?

Professeur Grégoire Mallard du département d'anthropolgie et sociologie à l'Institut de hautes études internationales et du développement a participé à l'émission Infrarouge de la RTS (10.10.2018). Le...

04 October 2018

Ugo Fabietti. Il lavoro dell'antropologo

A conference will be held at the University of Milan, from 24th to 26th October, to honour the memory of Ugo Fabietti, the co-founder of the European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA). The dialogue...

04 October 2018

Dennis Rodgers: portrait of a gang researcher

Newly arrived at the ANSO Department, Professor Dennis Rodgers worked previously at the Universities of Amsterdam, Glasgow, Manchester and the London School of Economics. His research focuses on the dynamics...

24 September 2018

Alessandro Monsutti: Homo Itinerans. Circulations et inégalités...

Alessandro Monsutti est professeur au Département d'anthropologie et de sociologie, Institut des hautes études internationales et du développement à Genève, donnera la conférence de rentrée académique...