Sites: a journal of social anthropology and cultural studies

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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
 

News from Sites Editorial Team: SITES senior student essay competition

 
SITES: journal of social anthropology and cultural studies invites submissions for the annual senior student essay competition. Essays for consideration require submission by the deadline of 1 July, 2019. The winning essay will be announced on 16 August, 2019.  
Posted: 2019-04-29 More...
 

New issue available: SITES 15(2) now available

 
This issue of SITES features the winning SITES Senior Student Essay Competition essay. In addition to two regular articles on Māori Jews' memories of 'home', and the liminality experienced by older folk transitioning into residential care, it also contains a Special Section edited by Chrystal Jaye, Ruth Fitzgerald and Molly George entitled Care, Cosmopolitanism and Anthropology. The issue is completed by a book review essay reviewing three books that speak to ethnographic frontiers.  
Posted: 2018-11-05
 

New issue available: Sites 15(1) Special Issue now available

 
Ethnographic Frontiers: Pushing the Boundaries of Ethnography

This special issue focused on contemporary ethnographic engagements emerged from the fortieth ASAANZ annual conference at Massey University in 2015. Various ethnographic sensibilities are revealed here, extending across human-non-human contexts that offer opportunities to play with ethnographic form.
 
Posted: 2018-08-23
 

News from Sites Editorial Team: Winner of the 2018 Sites Senior Student Essay Competition

 
The Sites Editorial Board is delighted to announce the winner of the 2018 Sites Senior Student Essay Competition. This year’s winner is Mika Young, a third year student majoring in Anthropology at the University of Otago. Her winning essay is entitled 'Tā Moko and the Cultural Politics of Appropriation'. This essay will be published in the 2018 December issue of Sites.  
Posted: 2018-08-16
 
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