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The energy transition needs anthropologists

It´s the final countdown! In just a few days the symposium that explores why the world needs anthropologists will start. There are many reasons that make this event so special: the quality of the speakers, its totally free cost, the practical workshops in which attendees can participate or the very interesting networking that is established… Keep Reading

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Meta Gorup: transforming European anthropology

Only two weeks remain before one of the most important events on Applied Anthropology begins. Of course, we are talking about the EASA Applied Anthropology Network’s annual symposium ‘Why the world needs anthropologists’. On October 28th and 29th, the city of Durham (UK) will host this year´s edition which will address one of the most… Keep Reading

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Electricity as a social phenomenon

What can an anthropologist do in the energy field? We continue to advance some of the interesting keys that will be discusted in the next Why the World needs anthropologists that will be held in Durham the days 28th and 29th of October 2017. If last week we introduced you the work of an anthropologist… Keep Reading

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Water challenges and anthropology. Interview to Veronica Strang

The 5th “Why the World needs anthropologists?” is right around the corner, and we are getting excited! In one month the city of Durham (UK) will host this edition named “Powering the Planet” where we will learn about how anthropologists can collaborate with different professionals to design energy innovations. To get a first contact with… Keep Reading

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Powering the Planet. Anthropology commits with the future of energy

No challenge is most important than the care of our common home and the fight against climate change. One of the essential sectors in the pursuit of a cleaner and more sustainable world is the energy sector. Humans have always used various forms of energy in order to organize themselves socially and optimize their productive… Keep Reading


Melting pot of applied anthropologists in Europe

The days 4th and 5th of November of 2016 the city of Tartu (Estonia) hosted hundreds of anthropologists. There were all kinds of them. Some came from nearby places like Helsinki, or Lithuania and others did a long trip, coming from  places such as United States or Australia. Some of them are anthropologists with a… Keep Reading

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