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Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain & Ireland

November 2020

Illustrating Anthropology (Liverpool)

November 12 - November 15
Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, Open Eye Gallery, 19 Mann Island, Liverpool Waterfront
Liverpool, North West L3 1BP United Kingdom
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This is a socially distanced in person event. At this outdoor exhibition explore human lives around the world through comics, drawings, and paintings of anthropological research. From researchers who use illustration as a method to capture their experiences of fieldwork, to those who put pens into the hands of the people they are researching to better understand their world view, this exhibition draws together a wide range of contemporary illustration as research practice. Drawing has long been part of anthropological…

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Mirror Mirror

November 12, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, Open Eye Gallery, 19 Mann Island, Liverpool Waterfront
Liverpool, North West L3 1BP United Kingdom
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This is an online event The Royal Anthropological Institute and the RAI Film Festival have teamed up with Liverpool’s Homotopia Festival and the Open Eye Gallery to present Mirror Mirror (dir. Zemirah Moffat, 2006), a documentary from the RAI catalogue exploring the performances of a queer community centred around Bar Wotever in London. This bar has, for decades, been dedicated to great Queer Performance with a body positive, sex positive and wellbeing focus. The film presents these issues in a…

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Illustrating Anthropology (Sheffield)

November 17 - November 21
Bloc Projects, Sheffield, 71 Eyre Lane
Sheffield, S1 4RB United Kingdom
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This is a socially distanced in person event. At this exhibition explore human lives around the world through comics, drawings, and paintings of anthropological research. From researchers who use illustration as a method to capture their experiences of fieldwork, to those who put pens into the hands of the people they are researching to better understand their world view, this exhibition draws together a wide range of contemporary illustration as research practice. Drawing has long been part of anthropological research…

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Being Human Cafe: Block Life

November 17, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Online: Bloc Projects, Sheffield, 71 Eyre Ln
Sheffield, Sheffield S1 4RB United Kingdom

This is an online event. Learn about how researchers from Sheffield and Oxford Universities are uncovering the diverse ways that people make blocks of flats ‘home’. Participate in this live-streamed discussion about what our homes reveal about who we are and the societies we live in. Dr Inge Daniels from the University of Oxford will talk about ‘Disobedient Buildings’, her multi-sited research project on housing, welfare, and wellbeing. Inge will show how the anthropological approach of ethnography combined with collecting…

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