Scientific Program

The VANDA preliminary program will be announced soon.



Making the (Muslim) Other in the 'Civizational Fortress' of (Central) Europe (KEYNOTE)
1. Anthropologies of the Environment: Acknowledging complex interweavings and building integrative frameworks for understanding (YOUNG SCHOLARS' FORUM)
2. Dangerous Worlds: Encounters of Art and Violence
3. Digital Visuality
4. Engaging with 'Homo Narrans': Storytelling and the Imagination in Ethnographic Research
5. Global Palestine- Research approaches beyond national frames
6. Human entanglements with infrastructures: mobility, sociality, and the built environment
7. Lost in Digitalization: How can Anthropology Navigate the Digital? (YOUNG SCHOLARS' FORUM)
8. Loving the Other: 'Radical Connectivity' in Ethnographic Fieldwork
10. Migration and housing in contemporary cities. Opportunities to stay, move and settle
11. 'More than Flight' - A Mentored Young Scholars Session on Refugee Studies (YOUNG SCHOLARS' FORUM)
12. Moving with/through things
13. Portable panopticons: (in)visibility, intimacy and exposure in the age of democratized surveillance
14. Power, Capitalism and Ecology in Rural Central-Eastern Europe
15. Refugee regimes, questions of integration and the challenges of communication
16. Sovereignty in an Unequal World: Anthropological Perspectives
17. The "Wild" (beyond the) West? Human-animal relations and the shifting frontier of 'wilderness'. A roundtable organized by the TANDEM/ "Bewildering Boar" project (ROUND TABLE)
18. The Ethnographic Collection as Palimpsest: New Perspectives in Museum Anthropology
19. The 'layered cake' of neighborness: everyday interactions at different scales
20. Theorizing social change: social organization, complexity and inequality
21. Tracing the Intimate
22. Transforming Health, Transforming Healthcare: The Insights from Post-Socialist Worlds
23. General Anthropology Session
24. Postersession