News & Announcements Archive

Prof. Anand Pandian publishes a new book, A Possible Anthropology

The new book from Duke University Press is a small collection of essays on problems of method in anthropology, and features, among other things, a profile of Emerita Jane Guyer […]

Dr. Veena Das named Fellow to the British Academy

In addition to receiving honorary doctorates from the University of Bern, Switzerland, and Durham University, UK, Dr. Veena Das has been named a Fellow to the British Academy.

Prof. Haeri’s Team Among Winners of 2019 Discovery Award for Proposal

Professor Haeri’s team has been chosen to receive a 2019 Johns Hopkins Discovery Award for their proposal, “Invitation to the Masses: The Russian and Iranian Revolutions and their Arts of […]

Grad Student Arpan Roy Published Article in Journal Jerusalem Quarterly

Graduate student, Arpan Roy, has published an article in the journal, Jerusalem Quarterly, from a side project on sacred Muslim shrines in Palestine.

Announcing 2019 Rachel S. Core Award Winners

Each year the GRO issues the Rachel S. Core award to a graduate student(s), for their outstanding service to the graduate student body.  This year they had many qualified nominees, […]

Mariam Banahi, Anthropology Spring 2019 Colloquium Speaker, April 30

Mariam Banahi, Johns Hopkins University “The Conditionality of Welcome: Integration & the Sexual Life of Muslims in Germany” April 30 4-6 PM Mergenthaler 439

Paul Kohlbry, Anthropology Spring 2019 Colloquium Speaker, April 23

Paul Kohlbry, Johns Hopkins University, “Settler Capital and the Politics of Land Sales in the West Bank” Tuesdsay, April 23, 2019 4-6 PM Mergenthaler 439

Colloquium Series presents Eduardo Kohn

Anthropology Department 2019 Spring Colloquium presents: Eduardo Kohn, McGill University “Forest for the Trees: Spirit, Psychedelic Science, and the Politics of Ecologizing Thought as a Planetary Ethics” Tuesday, April 2 […]

Colloquium Series presents Jonathan Spencer, University of Edinburgh

Anthropology Department 2019 Spring Colloquium Series presents: Jonathan Spencer, University of Edinburgh “Intimate Commitments: Friends, Comrades and Family in the Life of One Sri Lankan Activist” Tuesday, March 26, 2019 […]

Narges Bojoghli,”Anxieties of Power: Regime Media Production…,” Feb. 19

Anthropology Department Spring 2019 Colloquium Series presents: Narges Bojoghli, JHU SAIS, “Anxieties of Power: Regime Media Production and Sustaining a Revolution in Iran” Tuesday, February 19, 4-6 pm Mergenthaler 439 […]