Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PP; tel. +44 (0)1865 270927; http://www.prm.ox.ac.uk. Temporary closure of public displays until spring 2009.
Enlightenment; Living and dying; The Sainsbury African Gallery (permanent); The British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG, tel. +44 (0)207 323 8299 (information desk); http://www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk/whatson/exhibitions/index.html
India Recycled (to 25.01.09); African Worlds (permanent); Centenary Gallery: 100 Years of Collecting (permanent). Horniman Museum, 100 London Road, Forest Hill, London SE23 3PQ; tel. +44 (0)20 8699 1872; http://www.horniman.ac.uk
Pacific Encounters: Art and divinity in Polynesia 1760-1860 (to 14.09.08), first shown at Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, will show at Musée du Quai Branly, Paris.
RACE: An online and travelling exhibition on race for different audiences (children, researchers); http://www.understandingrace.org/. A project by the American Anthropological Association funded by the Ford Foundation and National Science Foundation.
3-8 Aug 2008 International Primatological Society 22nd Congress, EICC, Edinburgh, UK. See http://www.ips2008.co.uk for details.
22-26 Aug International Congress of Physiological Anthropology (ICPA), Delft, Netherlands. Theme: Human diversity: Design for life. For registration and more information, go to http://www.ide.tudelft.nl/icpa2008.
26-30 Aug 2008 Experiencing diversity and mutuality. 10th EASA conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia. http://www.easa2008.eu/en/informacija.asp?id_meta_type=13
2-5 Sep 2008 Cultural citizenship, ESRC Centre for Research on Socio-Cultural Change Annual Conference
4-7 Sep 2008 Engaging the other: The power of compassion. San Francisco (San Mateo), California, USA; http://www.cbiworld.org.
25 Sep 2008 4.30 pm RAI AGM, Stevenson Lecture Theatre, Clore Education Centre, British Museum, London WC1. Followed at approx. 5:30 pm by the 2008 Henry Myers Lecture by Professor Bruno Latour.
2-4 Oct 2008 Exploring domestic spaces in the circumpolar North. Tromsø Museum, Norway; http://uit.no/tmu/
3-4 Oct 2008 Legal knowledge and anthropological engagement: A conference in honour of Marilyn Strathern, Cambridge. http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/events/2007-8/legalknowledge.html
15-18 Oct 2008 NAPA/AAA’s Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference (EPIC) 2008. Theme: Being seen: Paradoxes and practices of (in)visibility. Copenhagen, Denmark, http://www.epic2008.com/
20 Oct 2008 4.00-6.00 pm 4th Eric Wolf Lecture. Thomas Hylland Eriksen, University of Oslo. ‘Rebuilding the ship at sea: An anthropologist’s attempt to make sense of contemporary world history’. Dept of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Vienna, Social Anthropology Research Unit, Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW), International Research Center for Cultural Studies (IFK), University of Vienna, Kleiner Festsaal, Reichsratsstrasse 17.
21 Oct 2008 6.00 pm Seminar by Thomas Hylland Eriksen. International Research Center for Cultural Studies (IFK), University of Vienna, Kleiner Festsaal, Reichsratsstrasse 17.
22-26 Oct The Commons and the Commonwealth. American Folklore Society, Louisville, KY. http://www.afsnet.org/annualmeet/index.cfm.
31 Oct 2008, 5.00-6.00 pm Frazer Lecture, University of Cambridge. Professor Paul Rabinow: ‘On the anthropology of the contemporary’. Lecture Room No.3, 8 Mill Lane, Cambridge.
7 Nov 2008 time t.b.a. Huxley Memorial Lecture by Prof. Maurice Godelier. Clore Education Centre, British Museum, London WC1.
16–19 Nov International Committee of Museums of Ethnography (ICME), Jerusalem, Israel. http://museumsnett.no/icme/icme2008/index.html.
17-19 Nov 2008 Migration, diaspora, pilgrimage.ICOM-ICME Annual Meeting, Jerusalem.
19-23 Nov 2008 107th AAA Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA; http://www.aaanet.org/mtgs/mtgs.htm.
8-12 Dec 2008 Ownership and appropriation. Joint international conference: ASA, ASAANZ, AAS, University of Auckland, New Zealand. http://www.theasa.org/asa08/index2.html.
12-15 Dec 2008 Interrogating tradition. International Association for the Study of Traditional Environments, 11th Annual Conference, Oxford, UK, http://arch.ced.berkeley.edu/research/iaste/2008conference.htm.
17-21 Mar 2009 Society for Applied Anthropology, 69th Annual Meeting, Santa Fe, NM. Theme: Global challenge, local action: Ethical engagement, partnerships, and practice. http://www.sfaa.net/sfaa2009.html.
26-28 Mar 2009 Continuity and change: (Re)conceptualising power in Southeast Asia. Hosted by CRASSH (Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities), University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/
7-9 May The measure of a revolution: Cuba, 1959-2009. Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. http://www.queensu.ca/sociology/?q=node/138.
21-24 Sep 2009 ICEB 2009 - Traditions and transformations in Ethnobotany, 5th International Congress of Ethnobotany (ICEB) San Carlos de Bariloche, Patagonia, Argentina. Contact: Dr. Ana H. Ladio,
t.b.a. 2009 RAI Festival of Ethnographic Film, University of Leeds
2-6 Dec 2009 108th AAA Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA; http://www.aaanet.org/mtgs/mtgs.htm