Classifying Cultural Data and Material Culture in World Anthropologies

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April 21, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Archival Science, Area Studies, Indigenous Studies

Classifying Cultural Data and Material Culture in World Anthropologies

Conversation IUAES Congress OC - Hannah Turner & Sowparnika Balaswaminathan


April 21 (Wednesday), 2021

9hrs, Vancouver

11hrs, Mexico City

19:30hrs, New Delhi


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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


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