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European Anthropology as a Fortuitous Accident?

Reflections on the Sustainability of the Field

Čarna Brković

Neoliberal Academia? The Two-Tier System of Anthropological Knowledge Communities in Europe Europe-wide networks and projects in socio-cultural anthropology started to become common more or less alongside the neoliberalisation of universities. I refer here

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Laurel Hart, Pamela Lamb, and Joshua Cader

. Existing practices can be supported through mentorship and educational guidance toward the goals of establishing alternative and/or subversive young women’s networked knowledge communities. Successful examples of social media communities supporting

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Sarah Amsler

were organised to reproduce inequality, power and privilege. By demonstrating the possibility of self-organised learning in community spaces, it decentred the university-as-such. Finally, many free universities became alternative knowledge communities

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Marian Simon-Rojo, Inés Morales Bernardos, and Jon Sanz Landaluze

approximately five hundred households engaged in the different projects during this time. Nevertheless, they acted as knowledge communities, sowing seeds of social change among thousands of participants and inspiring new initiatives. To some extent, they

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Phil Tattersall

. The effective melding of local and expert knowledge involves negotiations and to some extent an adjustment of perceptions regarding the roles power and influence play in the production and ownership of knowledge. Community-Based Auditing (CBA

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Inside the global teaching machine

MOOCs, academic labour and the future of the university

Michael A. Peters

public goods. The social processes and policies that foster openness as an overriding educational value are strongly evidenced in the growth of open source, open access and open education and their convergences that characterise global knowledge

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Environmental Expertise as Group Belonging

Environmental Sociology Meets Science and Technology Studies

Rolf Lidskog and Göran Sundqvist

knowledgeable persons in the field. In addition, there must be consensus within the knowledge community that this core set exists and is recognized as a core of expertise. Without a core set, it is impossible to regard the issue as the responsibility of experts

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Ștefan Dorondel, Stelu Şerban, and Marian Tudor

( Higgs 1997 , 2003 ; Egan et al. 2011 ; Hourdequin and Havlick 2016 ; Steinwall 2016 ). Although there is a growing interest in the role of local knowledge, community involvement, and political negotiation in ecological restoration ( Brunckhorst 2011