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European Anthropology as a Fortuitous Accident?

Reflections on the Sustainability of the Field

Čarna Brković

Under what conditions can European anthropology exist today as an intellectual project? What kind of project is it and what kind of project could it become? In this article, I argue that European anthropology today emerges only provisionally: for

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Alessandro Testa

In this Forum contribution, I reflect upon some analyses and observations offered in several of the contributions to the themed section ‘Boundary Re-works in European Anthropology’. I have read with much interest the different articles and

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Land Reclamations

Boundary Work as Production of Disciplinary Uniqueness

Klaus Schriewer

), ‘ A History of Paradoxes: Anthropologies of Europe ’, in H. Vermeulen and A. Alvarez Roldán (eds), Fieldwork and Footnotes: Studies in the History of European Anthropology ( London : Routledge ), 234 – 246 . Velasco , H. ( 1989

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Between Boundary-Work and Cosmopolitan Aspirations

A Historical Genealogy of EASA (and European Anthropology)

Damián Omar Martínez

. Almeida (1991: 20) also portrayed that conference as the stage where ‘asymmetrical knowledge-power structures’ were at play, reproducing ‘a “core-periphery” effect in European anthropology’. The unidirectional flows of knowledge resulting from those

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On the Usefulness of Boundary Re-work

Francisco Martínez

discipline of anthropology seems to be growing too. Here, we try to render the boundary-work of European anthropology visible, as well as some of the forms of inclusion and exclusion in the discipline and the current logic of disciplinary institutionalisation

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Theory from the Peripheries

What Can the Anthropology of Postsocialism Offer to European Anthropology?

Ognjen Kojanić

anthropology of European peripheries. A relational European anthropology that fully incorporates insights from CEE would not need to position itself with regard to dichotomies of East and West, or North and South, but rather locate the places it studies in

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Applied Anthropology in Europe

Historical Obstacles, Current Situation, Future Challenges

Dan Podjed, Meta Gorup, and Alenka Bezjak Mlakar

25 , no. 1 : 123 – 33 . 10.1525/napa.2006.25.1.123 Podjed , D. and M. Gorup ( 2014 a), ‘ Three Challenges for Applied Anthropology in Europe ’, Anthropology News , 28 March . Podjed , D. and M. Gorup ( 2014 b), ‘ What Comes Next in

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Forum Introduction

Anthropological Boundaries at Work

Francisco Martínez

). Transnational research infrastructures have also acquired an extremely prominent status in academia, contributing to re-work the boundaries of European anthropologies, and in some cases widening the distance between our idea of the discipline and its

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Sight and Touch between East and West

Ethics, Ethnography and Social Theory

Liene Ozolina

of the same global political economy and, at least potentially, the same ‘transnational’ European anthropology, I think it is also worthwhile to pay attention to the distinctness and locatedness of the East European perspective. The East can be

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Cristina Clopot, Ullrich Kockel, and Vytis Čiubrinskas

.g., through IUEAS) against the marginalisation of Central/Eastern European anthropology, he established cooperation between Swiss anthropologists and their Bulgarian, Romanian, Polish and Baltic colleagues. Christian participated actively in the Baltic