Sites: a journal of social anthropology and cultural studies



News from Sites Editorial Team: Winner of the 2020 Sites Senior Student Essay Competition

The Sites Editorial Board is delighted to announce the winner of the 2020 Sites Senior Student Essay Competition. This year’s winner is Jacqueline Watt, a Master of Arts student majoring in Social Anthropology at Massey University. The winning essay is entitled 'Kiwiburn- a ‘Biophilic festival’: Considering mind-body-environment connections to nature in blended festivalscapes'. This essay will be published in the 2020 December issue of Sites.  
Posted: 2021-01-21 More...

New issue available: Special Issue Refugee Resettlement in Early Twenty-First Century New Zealand

Edited by Professor Angela McCarthy of the Unviersty of Otago, this fascinating collection of articles draws from the 'Refuge in the City: Former Refugees in Urban New Zealand Conference' of 2018 and is respectfully dedicated to the survivors and victims of the 2019 mosque attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand.  
Posted: 2020-12-22

How to submit an article to Sites

1. Select 'register' on the home page menu at the top of the page

2. Choose your username and password and remember it

3. Fill in the metadata and near the bottom of the page select 'author'

4. From then on you access the journal via your user name and password which takes you to your 'user home' page where you can click on 'author' then 'start a new submission'.
Posted: 2020-03-04

New issue available: SITES 16(2) now available

Various issues associated with immigration and settlement in New Zealand and Australia are addressed in this issue of SITES. The regular contributions to this issue highlight themes of ontological colonialism, socio-cultural accommodations, and researcher reflexivity. In addition, this issue features a Special Section, Migration and Migrant Lives, guest edited by Amie Lennox of Massey University.  
Posted: 2019-12-18

New issue available: Sites 16(1) now available

SITES issue 16, number 1 is now available online. This special issue on Christianity and Development in the Pacific was guest edited by Philip Fountain and Geoff Troughton. The special issue includes eight articles exploring the entanglements between Christianity and development in different parts of the Pacific. Papers include analysis of: the theological elements in the discourse of the ‘Pacific Way’, ritual dimensions of migration for climate change adaption in Fiji, Mormon theologies of ‘self-reliance’, faith-based Samoan approaches to pastoral counselling, church responses to development challenges in Solomon Islands, and theological education in Vanuatu. In addition, ‘big picture’ frameworks and research questions are laid out in the hope of inspiring further research on these themes.  
Posted: 2019-07-04
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