Phase one of my research involves discovering ‘the illusion of the normal.’ Analyzing the cultural norms and expectations placed on people in Polish society. To put it in cognitive anthropological terms, “measuring a cultural model of what it means to be a good, well-respected member of Polish society.” Cultural Models, in the field of cognitive anthropology, reflect the shared, implicit knowledge that one must know in order to function adequately in society and be perceived by others as a legitimate member of the group (Goodenough 1996). 1,474 more words
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On 21 December we commemorated the 25th anniversary of the death of José Miguel Barandiaran. Those of us who devote ourselves to ethnography as members of the Etniker (name created by Barandiaran to signify ‘ethnographic research’) groups certainly owe him a debt of gratitude. 446 more words
KORALERIET – ENSTÄMMIGT OCH POLYFONT. Flera hundra år gamla katolska och protestantiska koraler i en halvsekulär och flerreligiös samtid.
Lördagen den 14/1 klockan halv fem är det dags för årets första konsert med koraleriet, på Slöjdhuset i Ronneby. 255 more words
Friday, 16.12 // Book release "Living in Refugee Camps in Berlin: Women's Perspectives and Experiences"
Hansjörg Dilger and Kristina Dohrn (eds.)
in Collaboration with International Women Space
Berliner Beiträge zur Ethnologie, Bd. 548 more words