Conference and lecture videos

Spot On – Three Minutes of Anthropology with Imad Alsoos
In these two videos of our series "Spot On - Three Minutes of Anthropology" Imad Alsoos from the research group "How 'Terrorists' learn" talks about his research on islamic mobilisation in Palestine and Tunisia – in English and in Arabic. Length: 3 minutes more
Spot On – Three Minutes of Anthropology with Charlotte Bruckermann
In these two videos of our series "Spot On - Three Minutes of Anthropology" Charlotte Bruckermann talks about her field work in China and the effects of financialisation – in German and English. Length: 3 minutes more
Workshop – Humanitarian Visas and the External Dimensions of the EU Migration and Asylum Policy
For many years people fleeing from war zones and crisis areas have looked to Europe in search of refuge. But because an application for asylum can only be filed in person within the territory of an EU member state, thousands of individuals embark on dangerous journeys across the Mediterranean or the Balkans. One possibility that could enable a less risky passage to Europe would be to issue humanitarian visas. What would the humanitarian visa mean in practice and does it offer a meaningful alternative to current EU asylum and migration policy? This question was the topic of a conference entitled “Humanitarian visas and the external dimension of the EU migration and asylum policy,” which took place on 17 and 18 May 2018 at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology. more
Spot On – Three Minutes of Anthropology with Brian Campbell
The first two video clips of our new series "Spot On – Three Minutes of Anthropology" can now be viewed online. In this series MPI researchers give a three-minute introduction of themselves and their work. And they do it twice: once in English and once in their native language. Brian Campbell's native language is Maltese. We hope you enjoy the video! Length: 3 minutes more
Latest Thinking: Is There Actually a Continental Divide Between Europe and As

Latest Thinking: Is There Actually a Continental Divide Between Europe and As

Autor: Chris Hann
Spieldauer: 12 Minuten
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