Classifying Cultural Data and Material Culture in World Anthropologies
Conversation IUAES Congress OC - Hannah Turner & Sowparnika Balaswaminathan
April 21 (Wednesday), 2021
11hrs, Mexico City
19:30hrs, New Delhi
Hannah Turner is an Assistant Professor in the School of Information at the University of British Columbia, where she researches the connection between cultural heritage and media technologies. Her recent book, “Cataloguing Culture” looks at how colonial ideologies prevail in museum bureaucracies. You can reach her on Twitter @hannahtrnr.
Sowparnika Balaswaminathan is the Peter Buck postdoctoral fellow at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Her research interests include heritage nationalism, caste and labor, and aesthetic knowledge and her current project is on the intimate politics of Cold war collections. She will be joining the Religions and Cultures department at Concordia University, Montreal, QC, as an Assistant Professor in Fall 2021.
International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) Congress
Heritages, Global Interconnections in a Possible World
November 9-13, 2021
Ricardo A. Fagoaga
Chair/ Social Media Task Force
World Council of Anthropological Associations (WCAA)