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Seeking Hosts for the podcast New Books in Anthropology

New Books in Anthropology (http://newbooksnetwork.com/category/anthropology/) is currently seeking hosts interested in conducting interviews with authors of new books on anthropology. Hosting the channel is a good way to bring the work of anthopologists to the attention of large audiences. Interested parties should write Marshall Poe at marshallpoe@gmail.com.

Kentucky Historical Society Churchill Weavers Fellowship

The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) is home to one of the finest weaving archives in the nation—the Churchill Weavers collection. Comprised of more than 30,000 handwoven textiles and related weaving and business records, this collection promises to enrich many areas of scholarship and exhibition research, especially those related to labor history, the history of 20th century capitalism, material culture, and the history of Appalachia.

CfP: SIEF2017 "Ways of Dwelling: Crisis - Craft - Creativity", 13th Congress: Göttingen, Germany 26-30 March 2017

SIEF2017 13th Congress: Göttingen, Germany
26-30 March 2017

Theme: Ways of Dwelling: Crisis - Craft - Creativity

The 13th international SIEF congress will take place in Göttingen, 26-30 March 2017. For this first SIEF congress in Germany, we expect over 700 ethnologists, folklorists, anthropologists and researchers from related fields for four days of stimulating keynotes, parallel panels, poster sessions, audio-visual presentations, book exhibit and social events.

CfP: "Wirtschaften. Kulturwissenschaftliche Perspektiven" - The 41st Deutschen Gesellschaft für Volkskunde (dgv) Congress from Sept. 20-23, 2017, Marburg (Germany)

Wirtschaften. Kulturwissenschaftliche Perspektiven

The 41st Deutschen Gesellschaft für Volkskunde (dgv) Congress
from 20th to 23th September 2017, Marburg (Germany)

Call for Papers

"Wirtschaften" is a key topic of cultural anthropology. The German concept of Wirtschaften is broader than possible direct translations, e.g. "to keep house", "to economize" or "to make a living."