Coming of Age

We are thrilled to announce that the Bewildering Boar has matured into BOAR ERC Consolidator grant. We wish all people and pigs excellent start of the year and promise to be even more bewildering in 2020!

CFP: Veterinary anthropology: the impact of animal studies on medical sciences

Please consider submitting a paper for our panel at the EASST/4S conference – Locating and Timing Matters: Significance and agency of STS in emerging worlds. (Prague, 18-21 AUGUST 2020)

Veterinary anthropology: the impact of animal studies on medical sciences

Convenors: Ludek Broz (Institute of Ethnology, Czech Academy of Sciences) and Frédéric Keck (Laboratoire d’anthropologie sociale – CNRS)

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CFP: Hedging bets in more-than-human worlds: joint futures of veterinary and conservation interventions

Please consider submitting a paper for our panel at the Anthropology and Geography: Dialogues Past, Present and Future Conference (British Museum/SOAS/RGS, 4 – 7 JUNE 2020)

Hedging bets in more-than-human worlds: joint futures of veterinary and conservation interventions

Convenors: Ludek Broz (Institute of Ethnology, Czech Academy of Sciences) and Liana Chua (Brunel University London)

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Some thoughts and pictures after the “Emigrating Animals, Migratory Humans” workshop

The “Emigrating Animals, Migratory Humans: Belonging, Prosperity and Security in More-Than-Human World” workshop we hosted in Prague last week has been a very thought-provoking opportunity of debate. The researches that have been presented allowed some insightful reflections on the intersections between human and animal mobilities. Thanks to all the participants who attended the workshop, discussed and shared ideas with us.

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Piggers, pigdogs, and other pig- relations: a study of Australian hunting cultures at the feral pig-human interface

On 3 June 2019 Paul G. Keil will give a lecture in the seminar series of the Institute of Ethnology of the Czech Academy of Sciences entitled: Piggers, pigdogs, and other pig- relations: a study of Australian hunting cultures at the feral pig-human interface. Time: 2 pm. Venue: Na Florenci 3, Prague 1.


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ASF-STOP COST action

We are happy to announce that Luděk Brož and Marianna Szczygielska of our team joined the ASF-STOP COST action. We are looking forward to acquiring new contacts and eventually insights into knowledge making and dissemination practices regarding the African Swine Fever (ASF) that structure, to a considerable degree, the modes of relating to and co-existing with wild boars.