Webinar: New Tools for ‘Distanced’ Anthropological Research: Webscraping and Ethnography of Digital Cultures in/of Africa

On February 15th, 16th and 25th the Wenner-Gren Foundation is sponsoring a series of webinars entitled, New Tools for ‘Distanced’ Anthropological Research: Webscraping and Ethnography of Digital Cultures in/of Africa, organized by Serena Stein, Wageningen University & Research, and Louisa Lombard, Yale University. This event is a Webinar Tutorial on Webscraping for researchers and students … Continue reading Webinar: New Tools for ‘Distanced’ Anthropological Research: Webscraping and Ethnography of Digital Cultures in/of Africa

New minor Disaster Risk and Resilience

The education board has approved an SDC-led proposal for a bachelor minor on Disaster Risk Resilience. This bachelor minor is coordinated by Dr Rob Coates. Disasters frequently capture the global headlines, while an even greater number have serious impacts at local or regional scales. Media coverage often emphasizes 'spectacular nature' - geophysical or hydro-hazards such … Continue reading New minor Disaster Risk and Resilience

SDC thesis student Roman Meier wins the UFW-KLV Thesis Award Social Sciences 2018-2019

Roman Meier In June 2020, Roman Meier won the KLV Thesis Award with his thesis 'Identity Negotiation of Indigenous People in the Process of Rural Urban Migration'. Roman was supervised by Bram Jansen. We are very proud of Roman and congratulate him and his supervisor Bram Jansen with this excellent achievement. The Jury Report Nine … Continue reading SDC thesis student Roman Meier wins the UFW-KLV Thesis Award Social Sciences 2018-2019