News and Events

Cosmopolitan Networks Workshop, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway

The Biennial Trondheim Colloquium in Social Anthropology: Cosmopolitan Networks is organized by the research group Temporalities of Mobility and Migration at the Department of Social Anthropology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology. The event is held...

Visit of Dr Gonzalo Iparraguirre on October 17th 2019

On October 17th anthropologist Dr Gonzalo Iparraguirre is visiting CCS from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Dr  Iparraguirre's research focuses around the themes of crisis, how individuals anticipate violent and socially destructive events, and what he...

Scotland’s Post-Referenda Futures

St Andrews PhD candidate Gabriela Manley has an article in Anthropology Today journal (35/4), entitled 'Scotland's Post-Referenda Futures'. "In the midst of chaotic Brexit negotiations and the failing political processes of Westminster, the Scottish National Party...

Orientations to the Future Collection

Daniel M. Knight has just published an American Ethnologist Collection on “Orientations to the Future”. The papers are an outcome of the 2018 Ladislav Holy Memorial Trust and Centre for Cosmopolitan Studies conference. Contributions from Rebecca Bryant, Stef Jansen,...

The Anthropology of the Future

This book, by Rebecca Bryant and Daniel M. Knight, presents the concept of ‘orientations’ as a way to study everyday life. It analyses six main orientations – anticipation, expectation, speculation, potentiality, hope, and destiny – which represent different ways in...