Launch Conference – Public Anthropologist

With the publication of the first issue of the journal, we are happy to announce that on May 3, 2019 the Chr. Michelsen Institute and Bergen Global will host the first conference of Public Anthropologist.

In this launch conference, leading anthropologists share their research on current crucial issues like asylum, migration and human organs trafficking.

Antonio De Lauri (CMI), the Editor in Chief, presents the journal and talks about Public Anthropology in Times of “Impact”.

Linda Green (University of Arizona) shares her insights on Ethics as Politics, Anthropology as Praxis: The Entanglements of Guatemalan Mayan Women Seeking Asylum in the US.

Barak Kalir (University of Amsterdam) discusses his research on Deportation as a Tolerated Evil State Project: A Tale of Illegalized Migration and Compromised Anthropology.

Nancy Scheper-Hughes (University of California at Berkeley) leads us through the issue of Kidney Hunter: Trafficking with the Organ Traffickers.


From 13:00 to 15:45. Finger food and drinks will be served. Welcome!

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