sorted in descending chronological order

Researchers from the institute describe the development of their projects and the challenges, delights and frustrations of conducting social scientific research.

Giving, time, and a wish

The Immanent Frame
Blog | September 2019

Reflections on the ‘Grey is the New Pink: Moments of Ageing’ Exhibition

Blog | July 2019

INSIDE OUT – OUTSIDE IN. Shifting Architectures of Refugee (In)habitation

Blog | July 2019

Les bus ghanéens, entre attente, ruses et petits arrangements

Le Monde Afrique
Blog | May 2019

Fieldnote 3: Buddhism, booming businesses and the ritual economy in urban Laos

Blog | March 2019

“All organizing is disorganizing”

Blog | May 2019

Du bist nicht #vonhier, oder? Kommentar zur aktuellen „Heimat“- und „Herkunfts“debatte

Blog | March 2019

“The Local Citizenship Crisis in Switzerland”

Blog | February 2019

“Voice, Sound and Atmospheres: Religious Feelings and Beyond”: A blog on the workshop held on 7 Feb 2019 at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Ethnic and Religious Diversity, Göttingen

Blog | February 2019

Do Policies Have Worlds? Some Reflexions on “Integration” and Local Governance

Blog | December 2018

Eine direkte Demokratie wird in der globalisierten Rechtsordnung erwachsen: Die Schweiz nach der Selbstbestimmungs­initiative

Blog | December 2018

Off-Center Inquiry

Blog | December 2018

Lessons of an Eccentric Perspective on Empire

Blog | December 2018

The public understanding of migration

Blog | December 2018

Ageing in a Time of Mobility: An Introduction

Blog | December 2018

(Im)mobilities of transnational ageing care: negotiating separation, solidarity and conflict within Brazilian families

Blog | December 2018

Portraits of Ageing in Displacement: East Timorese Diasporas in Indonesia

Blog | December 2018

Constructing Livelihoods: Older Cameroonians in Times of Mobility

Blog | December 2018

Ageing Bodies: Retiring from Temporary Lives

Blog | December 2018

#MeTwo – und die Frage, was sozialen Aufstieg in der deutschen Einwanderungsgesellschaft so schwer macht

Blog | December 2018

Race in Britain: inequality, identity, belonging

Cumberland Lodge

Blog | November 2018

„Festung Europa“. Es wird Zeit für ein anderes Bild

Geschichte der Gegenwart

Blog | September 2018

Ankunfts-, Entscheidungs- und Rückführungszentren (AnkER-Zentren) – Erwartungen und kritische Bestandsaufnahme

Netzwerk Flüchtlingsforschung

Blog | September 2018

Vor Jahrhunderten gab es eine Flüchtlingskrise – das können wir daraus lernen

FOCUS Online

Blog | August 2018

Was kann die offene Gesellschaft dem chauvinistischen Nationalismus entgegensetzen?

Der Tagesspiegel

July 2018

Crossing and conversion: Conclusion

SSRC Forums

Blog | July 2018

The Solidarity Offense in France: Egalité, Fraternité, Solidarité!


Blog | July 2018

Die Fiktion der Nichteinreise ist ein Instrument der Entrechtung


Blog | July 2018

Kommentar zu „In den AnkER-Zentren wollen wir die Asyl-Verfahren nicht nur schneller, sondern auch ...“

Netzwerk Flüchtlingsforschung

Blog | June 2018

Is the Reasoning in "Coman" as Good as the Result?


Blog | June 2018

Diversity, anthropologically studied

Blog | June 2018

Workshop on “Chinese Religions in the Age of Massive Urbanization”

Blog | June 2018

Fieldnotes on interpretation and the limits of activist-research

Blog | June 2018

Shinto Shrines in Taiwan 101: Art Exhibition in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Blog | June 2018

Weshalb man Asylsuchende nicht an der Grenze abweisen kann

Blog | June 2018

Weshalb man Asylsuchende nicht an der Grenze abweisen kann, Teil 2

Blog | June 2018

A Critical Perspective on “Associate EU Citizenship”

Brexit Institute News

Blog | May 2018

Twentieth-Century Faces of Anthropology’s Holism

Renewing Political Anthropology
Anthropology News
Blog | May 2018

Economy or Justice? How Urban Actors Respond to Diversity

Urban Affairs Forum
Blog | May 2018

The Dead and the Living

Blog | April 2018

Finding Place(s) for the Past in Trieste/A Trieste, cercando di far posto alla storia

A collaboration between Alessio Mazzaro and members of the EoM research group
Blog | April 2018

Is Political Anthropology Dead?

Renewing Political Anthropology
Anthropology News
Blog | February 2018

Advertizing against Asylum

Thoughts on the “Rumours about Germany” Campaign

Blog | January 2018

Kenya’s 2017 Election

Devolution, Uncertainty, and Unpredictable Electorates
Blog | August 2017

Tianjin’s Imperial Discomfort

Blog | August 2017

Trieste is Sissi with Piercings and Blue Hair

Blog | June 2017

Echoes of History: Chinese Poetry at the Angel Island Immigration Station

Blog | May 2017

Europe wrote the book on demonising refugees, long before Trump read it

The Guardian
Blog | February 2017

Post-Imperial Peregrinations (On the Origins of Empires of Memory)

Blog | February 2017

“I want my entry tickets back!”

Blog | September 2016

Banlieues and the terrorist enemy within

Blog | November 2015

Come Tomorrow

Blog | October 2015

A Machine for the Production of Gods

SSRC Forums

Blog | August 2015

Regulations versus hierarchies: Commuters creating inhabitable worlds in the Mumbai suburban trains

Blog | May 2015

Commonplace diversity: stable and peaceful relations across myriad differences in Hackney

Blog | February 2015

Religious Diversity in Singapore

Blog | November 2014

China’s stained glass windows

Blog | October 2014

Preparing to capture the use of gesture in Mumbai

Blog | April 2014

From Accra to Bolgatanga and back: reflections on a month spent in Ghana

Blog | March 2014

Hizbullah Between Islamism and Imperialism: Romanticizing Violence, Idealizing Categories?

Blog | February 2014

Reading ‘super-diversity’

Blog | February 2014

Rethinking of Social Scientific Study of Religion – metanotes from the field, summer 2013

Blogs | November 2013

Master Yang’s Lingering Power

SSRC Forums

Blog | September 2013

Notes on the Familiar Stranger: thinking through ambivalent encounters in public spaces. Part One.

Blog | August 2013

Icons and Iconoclasm: Dying to the World

Blog | June 2013

Urban Friendship Networks as “Communities of Convenience”

FASS Cities Research Cluster Blog
Blog | May 2013

Practicing Public Anthropology with Khenpo Sodargye

Blog | April 2013

The Prayer Blog: The Ritual Location of Prayer

SSRC Forums

Blog | March 2013

Fieldworking with Khenpo Sodargye – The Charismatic Mind of a Modern Buddhist Thinker

Blog | February 2013

Kazan - City of cultures

Blog | January 2013

Good and evil in a sufficiently unsuccessful interview

Blog | November 2012

Ensouling the Mountain. Dan Smyer Yu on Film Making

Blog | October 2012

Thoughts from Shanghai’s Bund

Blog | September 2012

Youth studies and emancipation

Blog | July 2012

Embrace. Dan Smyer Yu on film making

Blog | June 2012

Reflections on video log

Blog | February 2012

Time, order, and the ethical in the production of ethnographic knowledge

Blog | January 2012

Fieldwork at ‘home’

Blog | October 2011

After 9/11

Blog | September 2011

An anthropologist among believers

Blog | June 2011

Being ‘in between’ – the challenges of doing medium-N research

Blog | April 2011

Checking the signs

Blog | December 2010

Emphatic beginnings: from culture contact to creolization

Blog | October 2010

Diversity, cosmopolitans and locals

Blog | September 2010

Ties that bind: the emotional entanglements of ethnography

Blog | August 2010

Social sciences, theology and many coffee cups

Blog | June 2010

Windows to a virtual field

Blog | April 2010

Christianity, space and gender in the Chinese Christian community in the UK: tracing a trajectory

Blog | March 2010

Angst and Enlightenment in the City of Angels

Blog | February 2010

Doing fieldwork with religious missionary networks

Blog | January 2010

Anthropology on the threshold. Ethnographic infiltration of a public organisation

Blog | November 2009

On research and festivities

Blog | October 2009

Ominous illness initiators – Germans, Indians and in-laws

Blog | August 2009

Anthropological Travel: between institutional support and the perils of paperwork

Blog | June 2009

Losing Track of Time and Other Side Effects of Pursuing a Doctorate

Blog | May 2009

Advantages and disadvantages of a secondary analysis

Blog | April 2009

Doing fieldwork with busy people

Blog | March 2009

Searching for multicultural El Dorado

Blog | February 2009

Waiting ... how to get field access to a public administration

Blog | January 2009
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