Kiwanja.net: where technology meets anthropology, conservation and development

“kiwanja.net is the fulfilment of a life-long journey – a passion for technology which began at an early age with the dismantling of old TV’s and radios the chance to play with an early Commodore PET computer, and a later fascination with the world around us, its nature and its […]

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Digital Himalaya project

A project to develop digital collection, storage and distribution strategies for multimedia anthropological information from the Himalayan region. The Digital Himalaya project was designed by Alan Macfarlane and Mark Turin as a strategy for archiving and making available ethnographic materials from the Himalayan region. Based at the Department of Social […]

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Elizabeth Lindsey: Curating humanity’s heritage

From ted.com: It’s been said that when an elder dies, it’s as if a library is burned. Anthropologist Elizabeth Lindsey, a National Geographic Fellow, collects the deep cultural knowledge passed down as stories and lore. Elizabeth Lindsey is a fellow of the National Geographic Society. Her mission: to keep ancestral […]

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Kate Hennessy discussing her work

See also Repatriation, Digital Media, and Culture in the Virtual Museum Kate Hennessy is an Assistant Professor specializing in Media at Simon Fraser University’s School of Interactive Arts and Technology. She is an anthropologist and new media artist with a PhD in Anthropology from the University of British Columbia and […]

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HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory

The world didn’t end on May 21st. Don’t be sad. There’s a cool new journal to check out… From their website: HAU, Journal of Ethnographic Theory, is an international peer-reviewed, open-access online journal which aims to situate ethnography as the prime heuristic of anthropology, and return it to the forefront […]

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Mobile Technology, Gender and Development

Mobile Technology, Gender and Development is a University of Jyväskylä based research project focusing on the use and cultural meanings of mobile technology in Africa, India and Bangladesh. From the first post on their blog: We are a group of five anthropologists doing research on mobile technology, gender and development. […]

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