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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

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