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21
Oct
A song for Kathmandu
"He's fascinating," says Mathew of Hodgson, "The chap knew Nepali, Newari, Tibetan. He studied Tibetan architecture, ethnography and wrote some 100 papers on Indian birds and mammals. All the while, he was involved in palace intrigue." When we watch ...

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20
Oct
What Happened to the Severed Head of Peter the Great's Wife's Lover
The Kunstkamera of St. Petersburg, Russia, is an art and ethnography museum stuffed full of more than 2,000,000 objects. Within its blue-and-white walls, you can find a taxidermied pangolin, Native American baskets, and more than a dozen jarred ...

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20
Oct
Iraqi forces clash with Kurdish fighters in town north of Kirkuk
Kirkuk was historically a Kurdish-majority town, but during the rule of Saddam Hussein, the ousted dictator moved Arab families in and Kurdish families out to change the area's ethnography, under a policy termed "Arabization." It's also home to Sunni ...

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19
Oct
AR opens new windows for ethnographers and technologists
"Ethnography and social science are getting embedded into what people are creating now, and I'm thrilled to see that. We're just at the cusp of it really taking hold for consumers," said Leah Hunter (pictured), co-founder and chief executive officer of ...

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9
Apr
Leviathan Is a Watery Knockout
In their previous works, Castaing-Taylor, the director of Harvard's Sensory Ethnography Lab, and Paravel, a faculty member in the program, have been drawn to vanishing ways of life. The unforgettable sheep-herding documentary Sweetgrass (2009), which ...

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13
Nov
Exhibition of wooden sculptures of Ivan Pinzel to open at Louvre
28 items were selected for this exhibition, 14 of which are in the possesion of Lviv National Art Gallery, one - of the Museum of Ethnography and Folk Crafts Institute of the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, and the rest belong to the museums in ...

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10
Nov
Gabala hosts international conference on culture of ancient Azerbaijan
The conference organized by the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography of the Azerbaijan's Academy of Sciences, the Association of Azerbaijan-Korean cultural exchange SEBA (Seoul-Baku), has brought together historians and archaeologists from ...

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10
Nov
The Best and the Brightest: On Wall Street and Meritocracy
A partial corrective to Hayes's misplaced idealism can be found in one of his sources: Liquidated: An Ethnography of Wall Street (2009) by Karen Ho, a Professor of Anthropology at the University of Minnesota. The actual lives of our status-obsessed ...

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13
Nov
Exhibition of wooden sculptures of Ivan Pinzel to open at Louvre
28 items were selected for this exhibition, 14 of which are in the possesion of Lviv National Art Gallery, one - of the Museum of Ethnography and Folk Crafts Institute of the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, and the rest belong to the museums in ...

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10
Nov
Gabala hosts international conference on culture of ancient Azerbaijan
The conference organized by the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography of the Azerbaijan's Academy of Sciences, the Association of Azerbaijan-Korean cultural exchange SEBA (Seoul-Baku), has brought together historians and archaeologists from ...

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10
Nov
The Best and the Brightest: On Wall Street and Meritocracy
A partial corrective to Hayes's misplaced idealism can be found in one of his sources: Liquidated: An Ethnography of Wall Street (2009) by Karen Ho, a Professor of Anthropology at the University of Minnesota. The actual lives of our status-obsessed ...

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5
Nov
What's on today
At the Inquisitor's Palace, National Museum of Ethnography, Vittoriosa, Peasant Costumes: Insights into Rural Life and Society. The exhibition focuses on the historical context, production methods and pictorial representations to celebrate the rural ...

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