Activities

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September 2020
"'Welcome to my waiting room! Please, take a seat!’: On future imaginaries being shattered and postponed"
Book chapter by Christine Moderbacher in Migration at Work: Aspirations, Imaginaries & Structures of Mobility, Leuven University Press

01 September 2020
The Life and Work of Marquis Robert de Wavrin, an Early Visual Anthropologist
Article by Christine Moderbacher and Grace Winter in Visual Anthropology

3 - 8 August 2020
"Moving Ants on a Painted Tree"
Video screening by Christine Moderbacher at Faito Doc Festival, Faito, IT

July 2020
"Ab Hof: Ein Blick nach Südtirol"
Contribution by Christine Moderbacher in Wege für eine Bäuerliche Zukunft (Journal of the Österreichischen Berg- und Kleinbäuer_innenvereinigung)

23 July 2020
"Red Earth White Snow"
The documentary "Red Earth White Snow" by Christine Moderbacher is shown at the EASA2020: New anthropological horizons in and beyond Europe, Lisboa (Online)

22 July 2020
"The deferred promise of tourism: the problem of capital, labour and ethics"
Presentation by Paul Reade
Conference: EASA2020: New anthropological horizons in and beyond Europe

22 July 2020
"Who owns the Visual Truth? Reflections on a Collaborative Anthropological Arts Project"
Presentation by Christine Moderbacher
Conference: EASA2020: New anthropological horizons in and beyond Europe

21 - 24 July 2020
"Moving Ants on a Painted Tree"
The video installation piece "Moving Ants on a Painted Tree" co-created by Christine Moderbacher is shown at Field/Works. Kaleidoscopic Activities between Anthropology and Art. ANTART - Lisboa (Online)
Conference: EASA2020: New anthropological horizons in and beyond Europe

21 July 2020
"Tracing the Socio-Cultural Genealogies of Europe’s Reactionary Backlash"
Presentation by Annika Lems
Conference: EASA2020: New anthropological horizons in and beyond Europe

11 June 2020
The (Im)possibility of Ethnographic Research during Corona
Blog article by Annika Lems

1 June 2020
Nothing is expensive, everything cheap, nothing explosive! Side stories from Molenbeek, Brussels
Article by Christine Moderbacher in Migration and Society

1 March 2020
Book review: Wild und Schön: Der Krampus im Salzburger Land. Edited by Matthäus Rest and Gertraud Seiser. Wien: LIT Verlag, 2016.
Book review by Annika Lems in Anthropological Journal of European Cultures

February 2020
"Anthropological Engagements with the Far-Right"
Blog article by Antje Berger, Annika Lems, and Christine Moderbacher

5 November 2019
"Was there a “Pre” to Post-Liberal Cultural Practices? Unearthing the Everyday Histories underlying Europe’s Reactionary Backlash"
Presentation by Annika Lems
Lecture series "The End/s of History: Post-1989 Worlds in the Making” jointly organised by the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology and the Institute for Social Anthropology at the University of Halle

18 October 2019
"The Existential Kinetics of Lifeworlds: Thinking Individual Lives between Wholes and Parts"
Presentation by Annika Lems
Conference "Human Existence, Individuals and Relations" at the University of Zürich

29 September - 2 October 2019
"From Common Sense to Divided Sociality: Understanding Everyday Exclusionary Processes in Europe"
Presentation by Annika Lems
Biannual conference of the German Anthropological Society (DGSKA) at the University of Konstanz

26 September 2019
Fieldwork Preparation Workshop on "Conducting Research in Alpine Communities: Social, Ethical and Epistemological Challenges and Innovations"
The research group holds a fieldwork preparation workshop on "Conducting Research in Alpine Communities: Social, Ethical and Epistemological Challenges and Innovations" with invited experts at the MPI Halle

12 September 2019
"On Using Tools that Match our Task: Reflections on Multimodal Approaches and Renditions of Anthropological Research through the Online Platform Invisible Brussels"
Presentation by Christine Moderbacher
Workshop “Crafting the Future of the Visual Essay” organized by the visual anthropology network of the EASA (VANEASA) at the University of Antwerp

5 September - 6 October 2019
"Container"
co-curated arts project by Christine Moderbacher, exhibited at the group exposition “Spuren”, KUNST:WERK in St.Pölten, Austria

27-31 August 2019
Roundtable on "Alter-Europe? Right-wing Populism and European Imaginaries"
Annika Lems participates in a roundtable on "Alter-Europe? Right-wing Populism and European Imaginaries" at the inter-congress of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences’ (IUAES) in Poznan

August 2019
"Bewegungen von Ameisen auf einem bemalten Baum"
The video installation piece “Bewegungen von Ameisen auf einem bemalten Baum” co-created by Christine is screened at the ORF Landesstudio in Graz and at the Transborders festival in Bad Radkersburg (both in Austria)

1- 21 July 2019
"Container"
Christine co-curates the collaborative anthropological arts project "Container" as part of the Viertelfestival in Lower Austria

22-24 May 2019
"Back to the Future? Lived Time and the Production of Anti-Cosmopolitan Sentiments in an Austrian Alpine Village"
Presentation by Annika Lems
Conference "Rurality and Future-Making" at the University of Cologne

15-17 April 2019
"Genealogies of Exclusion: From Refugee Studies to Everyday Histories of Othering"
Presentation by Annika Lems
14th conference of the International Society for Ethnology and Folklore (SIEF) in Santiago de Compostela

19 March 2019
Roundtable on "Hospitality and Hostility towards Migrants - Global Perspectives"
Annika Lems participates in a roundtable on "Hospitality and Hostility towards Migrants - Global Perspectives" as part of the launch of the journal Migration & Society at the University College London

27 February 2019
Interview with Annika Lems - New Research Group Head at MPI

28 January 2019
"Understanding Processes of Exclusion: The Construction of Belonging and Alienation in the German-speaking Alps"
Presentation by Annika Lems to the scientific advisory board of the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology in Halle

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