11-15 December 2017, University of Adelaide
This week sees 500 anthropologists from across Australia, New Zealand, the UK and Commonwealth and beyond, coming together in Adelaide for the annual conference of three anthropology associations (AAS, ASA and ASAANZ). Use the navigation to read more about the exciting programme lined up, including the theme, daily timetable and panels. Learn more about the Screen/Media/Art strand and the many anthropological (and some wine-related :-)) Events taking place during the conference. Look under Practical information for hotel, maps, visas and travel information. Don't forget to add to the already-active twitter hashtag #shiftingstates.
Delegates should head to reception in the Ingkarni Wardli building, University of Adelaide, just off North Terrace.
NB: Tickets for the banquet dinner on Thurs 14 Dec are still available. If you would like to purchase one or more, please email conference(at)shiftingstates.info or visit the Conference (NomadIT) office in the Ingkarni Wardli building.
Delegates can download receipts as signed, headed PDFs, from the login environment. Delegates can also download certificates of attendance in a similar fashion, after the conference has concluded.
- The Conference (NomadIT) office has been relocated to close by the reception desks in the Ingkarni Wardli Building.
- WIFI: please ignore the network referred to in the book, and use the 'access' network with the password 'copperduck'.
- Steve Feld's keynote in Lab03 has been updated - see labs page
- P45 has been cancelled.
- P14 will run for just the first two sessions
- P22 "Crafting alternatives: contesting representation and artistic expression in visual anthropology": panel has moved to Thursday 09:00-10:30, 13:30-15:00 in Ligertwood 314 Flinders Room.
- P38 paper order has changed to: 09:00-10:30: Underwood, Jay, Holmes and Alexeyeff; 11:00-12:30: Brekelmans, Harding and Hawkes; 13:30-15:00: Glunta, Cheva-Isarakul and Macdonald.
- P48 now has five papers over three sessions (three then two)
- The following presenters/convenors listed in the printed/PDF programme have subsequently withdrawn: Cabayao (P18), Cahn (P44), Das (P14), Fors (P16), Groizard (P18), Hill (P14), Johar (P45), Kasi (P45), Langsford (P16), Lanzeni (P16), Lim (P04), Mohanty (P45), Ngulube (P40), Osz (P16), Pink (P16), Sabharwal (P14, P44), Singh (P45), Suyadnya (P12), Szymanska (P27), Trindade (P28).
Richard is Senior Lecturer in Anthropology and Development Studies at the University of Adelaide. His research focuses primarily on the African Great Lakes region, especially on the societies of South-western Uganda, where he has been conducting ethnographic fieldwork since 2000. He has written extensively on this region, including on: post-conflict reconstruction; iconographies of nationalism; media and social change; the anthropology of corruption, and; the politics of development (education, governance and infrastructure). His recent publications include: Photography in Africa: Ethnographic Perspectives (2012); Media on the Move: Ethnographies of Communication and Connectivity in Sub-Saharan Africa (with Katrien Pype, 2016) and; the NRM Regime and the 2016 Ugandan Elections (with Sam Wilkins, 2016).
Alison is an anthropologist with extensive and long term field research in rural Papua New Guinea, and recent research online. Dundon has published on: sexual and gendered health and HIV/AIDS; the anthropology of Christianity and ancestral and environmental spirituality; community development and engagement with the state; art, material culture and cultural tourism; space, place and dance; embodiment, emotion and the senses, and; gendered violence. More recently, she has focused on online interactions, particularly online dating, love, intimacy and well-being in both PNG and Australia, and on the use of mobile phones in rural PNG.