Danda, Dr. Ajith, Indian Anthropological Society, Kolkata, India - To aid Golden Jubilee conference of IAS on 'Locating Alternative Voices of Anthropology,' 2011, Kolkata, in collaboration with Dr. Rajat Kanti Das
Preliminary abstract: The International Symposium proposed to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of the Indian Anthropological Society will have the following dual objectives :1) To eveluate the contributions of anthropologists : Euro-American, Afro-Asian, and Latin American in the light of dualism : Western vs. non-Western, that pervades the field of anthropology. 2) To evaluate the contributions of intellectuals, social thinkers, and literary figures toward anthropology in the Indian contexts.
Cunha, Manuela Ivone, U. do Minho, Braga, Portugal - To aid conference on 'Ethnografeast III: Ethnography and the Public Sphere,' 2007, ISCTE, Lisbon, in collaboration with Dr. Maria Antonia Lima
'Ethnografeast III: Ethnography and the Public Sphere'
June 20-23, 2007, Instituto Superior de Ciencias do Trabalho e da Empresa, Lisbon, Portugal
Organizers: Dr. Manuela Ivone Cunha (Universidade do Minho) and Dr. Maria Antonia Lima (ISCTE)
'Ethnografeast III' brought together a group of field-based anthropologists and sociologists to address the relationship between ethnography and the public sphere. Questions raised by this relationship go beyond classical discussions about 'applied' or other research whose 'usefulness' is understood strictly in instrumental terms.
Crews, Dr. Douglas Earl, Ohio State U., Columbus, OH - To aid conference on 'Evolution Theory, Life History, and Human Longevity,' 2009, Ohio State U.
'Evolution Theory, Life History, and Human Longevity'
February 5-7, 2009, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Organizer: Douglas E. Crews (Ohio State University)
This conference brought together a diverse group of researchers, representing anthropology, medicine and biology, to link their research programs into the broad theme of human life history (LH) evolution. The multi-disciplinary perspective was crucial to examining how LH characteristics link diverse species such as fruit flies and rodents to primate and human
Crook, Dr. Tony, U. of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, UK - To aid '8th Conference of the European Society for Oceanists: Exchanging Knowledge in Oceania,' 2010, St. Andrews, in collaboration with Dr. Melissa Demian
'8th Conference of the European Society for Oceanists: Exchanging Knowledge in Oceania'
July 5-8, 2010, University of St. Andrews, United Kingdom
Organizers: Tony Crook (University of St. Andrews) and Melissa Demian (University of Kent)
The 'Exchanging Knowledge in Oceania' meetings aimed to address a nexus of important contemporary questions, with the objective of rethinking the relations, roles, reciprocities, and responsibilities of academics working and wishing to work in Oceania.
Coupaye, Dr. Ludovic, U. College London, London, UK - To aid workshop on 'Epistemologies of Technology and Techniques,' 2013, U. College London, in collaboration with Dr. Guido Frison
Preliminary abstract: This interdisciplinary workshop seeks to bring together representatives of different disciplines (anthropology, archaeology, history, philosophy, sociology, economics) who have thought about/discussed/ analysed concepts/phenomena pertaining to techniques and technology, and invite them to discuss the relevance and possibilities of establishing some degree of comparability between these different fields.
Coreil, Dr. Jeannine, U. of South Florida, Tampa, FL - To aid workshop on 'Narratives of Cancer in Global Perspective,' 2010, New Orleans, LA, in collaboration with Dr. Holly Mathews
Preliminary abstract: The workshop will bring together about a dozen anthropologists currently conducting research on culture and cancer in diverse regions of the world. The purpose of the workshop is to provide a forum for exchange of research findings and develop a theoretical framework for anthropological approaches to cancer in global perspective. The aims include fostering mutual learning, collaboration and scholarly publication.
Cohen, Dr. Mark N., Plattsburgh State U., Plattsburgh, NY - To aid conference on paleopathology at the origins of agriculture revisited, 2004, Peru, NY, in collaboration with Dr. George J. Armelagos and Dr. Gillian Crane-Kramer