Monthly Archives: October 2014

SAE Events for 2014 Annual Meeting

William A. Douglass Distinguished Lecture:

Saturday, December 6 from 8:30pm to 10:30pm (with cash-bar reception)                             (Co-sponsored by the Association for the Anthropology of Policy)

 Accelerated Change and the Crises of European Identities

Thomas Hylland Eriksen (University of Oslo)

Professor Eriksen will draw on research by himself and others on “super-diversity” in European cities and new patterns of migration. He will elaborate how Europe’s ongoing economic crisis and the rise of neo-nationalist movements contribute to reconfiguring collective orientations across the continent.

SAE Luncheon Roundtables

Saturday, December 6 from 1:00pm to 2:15pm at the Lebanese Taverna                                      (located in front of Marriott)

Pre-registration is required at $40 for professionals and $20 for students.

Roundtable Themes and Chairs (Abstracts)

  •  Migrants and City-Making Processes in Times of Crisis                                                       Ayse Caglar (University of Vienna)
  • Crisis and Livelihoods in the European South                                                                                Susana Narotzky (University of Barcelona)
  • Crossing the Divide: Looking at the Social(ist) in East and West                                            Petra Rethman (McMaster University)
  • Health, Gender and Immigration in the European Union                                                     Carolyn Sargent (Washington University in St. Louis)
  • Producing Knowledge: Novel Sites and Sources                                                                 Martha Lampland (University of California, San Diego
  • Professional Development and the Job Market: Prospects and Strategies for Early-Career Europeanists                                                                                                                          Krista Harper (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
  • SAE Graduate Student Paper Prize Finalists                                                                          Noelle J. Molé (New York University)

SAE Business Meeting

Friday, December 5 from 1:00pm to 2:15pm

SAE Invited Sessions

  • Food Activism in Europe: Networks, Alliances, Strategies                                               Valeria Siniscalchi and Carole M. Counihan (organizers)                                                             Friday, December 5 from 9:00am to 10:45am
  • Talk in Crisis: Hate Speech, Religious Offense and The Political Economy of              Communication in Europe (Roundtable)                                                                                           Marcy Brink-Danan and Jessica Greenberg (organizers)                                                               Friday, December 5 from 2:30pm to 4:15pm
  • Mediterraneanist Anthropology (Roundtable)                                                                          Paul Silverstein and Naor H. Ben-Yehoyada (organizers)                                                     Saturday, December 6 from 11:00am to 12:45pm

More SAE events and sessions can be found at                                                          

Call for Papers: Modern Greek Studies Association

CALL FOR PAPERS MGSA Symposium 2015 The 24th Biennial Symposium of the Modern Greek Studies Association.
October 15-18, 2015, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia
Important Deadlines Individual Abstract Submission Deadline: January 15, 2015 Panel Submission Deadline: January 31, 2015 Deadline for Submitting Special Sessions: January 31, 2015
The Program Committee is now accepting abstracts for 20-minute individual papers or panels and special sessions (of up to four 20-minute papers) on Greek Studies, Greece and Cyprus in modern times. Approaches from all disciplines in the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Arts and from interdisciplinary fields are welcome; comparative perspectives are encouraged.

For information about the conference and the submission process see the MGSA Symposium 2015 website:

Questions may be submitted via the contact form on our website or to:  Prof. Gonda Van Steen, MGSA Executive Director, [email protected]