Anthropology allows me to unravel and build towards other futures.
Abduletif Kedir Idris
Anthropology allows me to explore the role of law in the struggle for justice in contexts devoid of rule of law.
Anthropology enables me to understand how people live with transforming environments.
My work examines the effects of environmental rights in the south Gobi, where mining is the dominant activity.
My research centers on astronomers in Madagascar whose research on outer space connects them to the world and places them on Malagasy grounds.
With ethnographic methods I can capture how laws and policies are experienced by people in particular contexts and provide insights into why policies work or fail.
A conference titled “Buddhism in the Anthropocene” will take place on 14 and 15 July at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology (MPI). Using case studies, anthropologists and scholars of ...
Climate change and how it is affecting coastal regions, the effects of the war in Ukraine in Halle, and patterns of international terrorism: three MPI researchers take on current and pressing topics ...