Cover M Engeler Youth and the State in Guinea

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New Publication: Youth and the State in Guinea: Meandering Lives by Dr Michelle Engeler

The monograph published by transcript introduces the perspective of »meandering lives« to grasp being young and growing up in the Guéckédou borderland, a remote space approximately 700 kilometers southeast of Conakry, Guinea's capital. It...

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The roles of a Grandmother in African societies – please do not send them to old people’s homes

New Publication by Janet Michel et al. inclusive co-author Piet van Eeuwijk
Foto by Lesley Braun

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Ambizione Grant Awarded to Lesley Braun

Lesley Braun has been awarded with the Ambizione Grant of the Swiss National Foundation for the project "The Travail and Travels of Congolese Transnational Trader Women".

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Prof. Dr. Till Förster als Experte bei Maischberger (ARD)

Am 14.08.2019 wurde Prof. Dr. Till Förster als Experte für die Sendung Maischberger im ersten deutschen Fernsehen aufgeboten. Dabei handelt es sich um ein politisches Magazin, in dem aktuelle Fragen diskutiert werden. Prof. Förster wurde...

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"Swiss extractivism" - New publication by Rita Kesselring and Gregor Dobler

Swiss extractivism: Switzerland’s role in Zambia’s copper sector
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Amanda Hammar will be our distinguished guest at the 5th Bachofen Lecture on 8 November 2019

The 5th Bachofen Lecture will take place on 8 November 2019 at 5:30 pm. We look forward to welcoming Amanda Hammar as our distinguished guest in Basel!

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New Publication “Transfigurations of Health and the Moral Economy of Medicine: Subjectivities, Materialities, Values” by Janina Kehr, Hansjörg Dilger and Piet van Eeuwijk

With Contributions from Members of the Institute of Social Anthropology, Piet van Eeuwijk and Andrea Buhl

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Teaching Excellence Awards 2019

Auszeichnung für Prof. Dr. Brigit Obrist

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Wenn China in Afrika eine Bahn baut

Eine SRF 2 Radioreportage mit Samuel Schläfli (MA Studierender und Teilnehmer am Projektkurs HS18/FS19)

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Of Masters and Machines. Anthropological Reflections on Invention and Intelligence

JJ Bachofen Lecture No 4 has been published.