ASA Decennial Conference - Anthropology and Science

List of plenary sessions

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Opening plenary: Anthropology and Science

Marilyn Strathern, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge

Paul Rabinow, Department of Anthropology, University of California

Simon Schaffer, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University Cambridge

Plenary panel one: Anthropology after Darwin

(Convenor:Tim Ingold, University of Aberdeen)

Barbara J. King. Department of Anthropology, College of William and Mary

Jonathan Marks. Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

William H Durham. Department of Anthropological Sciences, Stanford University

Plenary panel two: Only the echoes of my mind. Invoked spirits and/or evoked potentials: is convergence desirable or even possible?

(Convenor: Ronnie Frankenberg, Brunel University & Keele University)

Joseph Dumit, Anthropology and Science Studies, MIT

Robert Turner, Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, University College London

Discussants: Kit Davis, Anthropology Department, SOAS & Simon Cohn, Anthropology Department, Goldsmiths College

Plenary panel three: Knowledge, modernity and science

(Convenor: Penny Harvey, University of Manchester)

Eeva Berglund, Independent researcher

Debbora Battaglia, Professor of Anthropology, Mount Holyoke College

Akhil Gupta, Department of Cultural and Social Anthropology, Stanford University