This list is used by the Anthropologies of African Biosciences Research Group to circulate contributions to their forum
We wish to use this list to debate new findings and theories in the academic study of magic. We will use the list to publicise events, research and CFPs in the field.
This list provides a forum for discussion emerging from the ESRC seminar series, Activism, Volunteering and Citizenship.
This list supports researchers pursuing the comparative social study of long term (prehistoric to contemporary) urbanisation processes, urban life, and urban landscape development, established as an emergent field of interest at the ACUMEN workshop, 12-13 Dec. 2012 in Leeds. The list is used for learned discussion, research questions, community building, project collaborations, and relevant announcements.
This list is to facilitate communications - about research and conferences etc. - between members of the British Sociological Association study group 'Ageing, Body and Society'
The Anatolian Archaeobotany (ANAR) list is open to all scholars, researchers and students who are interested in the archaeobotany and palaeobotany of Anatolia.
This membership list will be used by the BSA Animal/Human Studies Group list owner to make announcements relevant to the group.
This list supports an international special interest group for anthropological sciences and the development of anthropological research methods and theory.
News and debates on the learning and teaching of Anthropology
The Anthropology-Matters forum mailing list is used to communicate with postgraduate and postdoctoral anthropologists working in the UK and abroad to provide alerts to: new issues of the online Anthropology Matters journal, discussions on the www.anthropologymatters.com discussion forum and events of anthropological interest in the UK anthropology community such as conferences and seminars or funding opportunities.
Disciplinary Interest Group(DIG) for Anthropology is Primary concerned with teaching and learning but recognizes overlap with research It has the following remit: 1. To monitor and feedback to the discipline on developments in the Higher Education Academy 2. Make sure that anthropology has a voice 3. Identifying sources of Teaching and Lerning Funding and supporting bids.
The AOAlist group was created at the end of 2002 by a group of researchers interested in the actor-oriented approach. This approach has been developed and worked by Norman Long and colleagues in the Agricultural University of Wageningen, in the Netherlands. Originally applied in the field of rural development, an important number of researches has extended its application to many areas of the analysis of processes of social change and development interventions. The list purpose is to facilitate the opinion's interchange among the participants, and the organization of 'virtual seminars' through it.
Assemblage is an internationally recognised, peer-reviewed journal of archaeology, ISSN 1365-3881. assemblage is a volunteer-run publication, produced by postgraduates within the Department of Archaeology at the University of Sheffield.
The list is for the use of students, supervisors and examiners of audio-visual practice based PhDs, to give information on workshops, events, seminars, exhibitions and screenings, and upcoming scholarships, jobs and opportunities. This list has been retained - 25/11/13. The archives have been locked for viewing only. No new messages may be posted and the list will not accept new subscribers
This list is used by BABAO to encourage the distribution and discussion of ideas concerning all aspects of bioarchaeology
The Bangladesh Research Network (BRN) aims to bring together students, academics and researchers from a variety of academic disciplines united by a common interest in Bangladesh. The network wishes to draw together people working on Uruguay that may otherwise not know each other; in this way, the network aims facilitate debate and discussion, exchange information on relevant conferences and news on Bangladesh, organise events and establish a forum for continued interaction and communication among scholars on Bangladesh. The network is open to students (both undergraduate and postgraduate), academic staff and researchers. It is a UK based network but anyone is welcome to join; we particularly welcome members from Bangladesh itself.
This is the public mailing list of the British Forum for Ethnomusicology. It is used for announcements about events/conferences/publications/services/projects/programmes pertaining to ethnomusicology and other related disciplines.
The aim of this group is to encourage the advancement of research and theory around bisexuality including networking, collaborative research and sharing resources.
This list will be used by and for members of the Britain Nepal Academic Council, and associated academic colleagues, for sharing information on conferences, workshops and #other events in relation to Nepal studies
Encourage discussion and application of Bourdieuian social theory within sociology Connect Bourdieuian researchers to generate and consolidate theoretical knowledge To facilitate networking and discussion through organised activities To support postgraduate students who are engaging with Bourdieu
This is the JISCmail list for the BSA Postgraduate Forum. The PGF facilitates contact between student members and the BSA Council. The PGF holds regular events across the UK. It is open to all postgraduate members of the BSA.
This list is used by the Race & Ethnicity Study Group and Race Forum (British Sociological Association), to make announcements of forthcoming events and programmes.
This is the mailing list for the British Sociological Association's Visual Sociology Study Group.
This list is used by the Centre for learning and teaching sociology, anthropology and politics -C-SAP- for announcements and discussion. This list has been retained; the list will not accept new subscriptions, and messages cannot be posted to the list. 29/04/2013
This list is used for discussion and support purposes for postgraduate run projects supported by C-SAP, part of the HE Academy This list has been retained - 29/04/2013
The list comprises academics mainly UK from various disciplines with interests in research and teaching on hazardous child labour and health. This list has been retained - 25/11/13. The archives have been locked for viewing only. No new messages may be posted and the list will not accept new subscribers
The children's folklore mailing list is intended to foster discussion and exchange of information relating to children's traditional culture, including their oral culture(lore and language), self-directed play and games, customary practices and material traditions.
This list is a discussion and announcement forum for researchers, archivists, museum professionals and art practitioners working on cinema, film and the museum. It is a list for scholarly research and interdisciplinary exchange of ideas in any area related to these concerns.
This is a list for academics, students, faith organisations and activists working in the field of migration, refugees and the politics of belonging.
The cog-sci-rel-l mailing list serves the interdisciplinary community of scholars researching the cognitive science of religion.
This list enables communication between scholars interested in the themes of the ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) supported network on Connected Histories/Connected Sociologies: Rethinking the Global.
For the circulation of information related to, and general discussion of current issues in, theory and practice in contemporary archaeology and historical archaeology in the UK and internationally. This list will be used by the Standing Committee of the Contemporary and Historical Archaeology in Theory (CHAT) conference group to to announce relevant items of news or information.
This list is used by the ESRC Centre for Research on Socio-Cultural Change (CRESC) to make announcements about its research activities, publications and projects to its mailing list members.
The list will be used to send out information about CRESC and also to announce CRESC Events
RESEARCHING HOW EUROPEAN INTEGRATION SHAPES THE WAY WE LIVE The Centre for Research on the European Matrix (CRonEM) is a new multidisciplinary research centre housed in the School of Politics at the University of Surrey. At CRonEM, we research European integration as a matrix of overlapping layers of governance, institutions and processes that shape how people of this continent live their lives and are governed, as well as how Europe engages the rest of the world. Our Mail Group will keep interested parties informed of our events and will also allow members to exchange information with each other. CRONEM was previously known as the Centre for Research on Nationalism, Ethnicity and Multiculturalism. A legacy page which hosts information about CRONEMs previous work and events (2004-12) will be available soon at www.surrey.ac.uk/cronem Please see below an archive of previous postings (September 2005 - August 2012).
A discussion list for students based in UK HEIs funded through C-SAP This list has been retained - 29/04/2013
The Centre for the Study of International Slavery (CSIS) is a research partnership between the University of Liverpool and National Museums Liverpool's International Slavery Museum. This list is used to make announcements about the Centre's activities and related events. See www.liv.ac.uk/csis for more information.
The Culture-Health-Ireland mailing list is used for discussion and support for all those interested in cultural aspects of physical and mental health in Ireland (and abroad).
This list is used by academics and other interested individuals involved in the study of dark / thanatourism.
DATS (Dress and Textiles Specialists) is a Specialist Subject Network for curators and academics working with collections of historic and contemporary dress and textiles. The main purpose of the group (which was established in 1975) is to enable members to develop and use their collections for the benefit of the public.
This is a list for Sheffield University staff and postgraduates, plus some local practitioners, who work in the fields of end-of-life care, disposal, bereavement, memorialisation.
A critical approach to the sociology of disability is timely given the challenges facing disabled people under the current coalition government in the UK. This Study Group aims to reclaim the alost sociology of disability
This list is for the discussion of issues related to doing a PhD in the social sciences, ranging from how to decide what to research, deciding what methods to use and how to write up. It is primarily aimed at PhD students, as well as at people interested in the research process more generally. It is also used for making announcements about the PhD methods workshop series. This list has been retained - 06/12/13. The archives have been locked for viewing only. No new messages may be posted and the list will not accept new subscribers
This mailinglist gives support to the e-social science community in technical and related questions. It is managed by the National Centre for e-Social Science.
This list is used for discussions about eBay-related research across disciplinary boundaries.
This list helps to bring together researchers working on the various aspects of human rights and how they affect society including age discrimination, religion and belief, sexual orientation, disability discrimination, gender equality/sex discrimination, race discrimination, prejudice etc. to discuss research and share knowledge and information.
A list for the weekly distribution of news and events announcements from the Department of Sociology at the University of Essex.
This list was created by a group of researchers with a particular interest in ethnicity, culture and religion and the ways they impact upon people's experiences of reproduction; especially involuntary childlessness. It is an open forum for the exchange of ideas relating to all aspects of ethnicity, infertility and reproduction.
This list exists especially for ethnomusicologists (and others whose work intersects with ethnomusicology) who are based in the UK or whose work has a strong UK focus.
To promote discussion on issues relating to museum ethnography, its practice and theory. a forum for queries and suggestions covering material culture, anthroplogy and archaeology and museum studies topics. A noticeboard for relevant meetings, conferences or other useful information.
The evocult mailing list provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and information about the application of methods from evolutionary biology to human cultural behaviour. This list is retained 29/05/13. Subscribers cannot post messages, new subscribers cannot be added, but the archives are retained for reference purposes
To provide an interdisciplinary, supportive and easily accessible network for individuals actively involved/interested in the study of 'extraordinary' experiences (such as religious, spiritual, 'anomalous' experiences, etc.).
A public discussion list for those interested in exploring multi-disciplinary approaches to extinction, particularly from a humanities and social sciences perspective.
Discussion list on faith-based social change issues. The list is open to both academic perspectives and grass-roots voices.
<HTML> <p>The Forced Migration Discussion List (also known as the FMList) is an email-based community, moderated by staff at Forced Migration Online. It aims to encourage greater exchange of information and to promote discussion on the problem of refugees and other victims of forced migration/involuntary resettlement, including those of development projects which lead to their forcible uprooting. <p>The list provides regular updates on major news, publications and events relating to forced migration. Posts will often include information about relevant funding opportunities, job vacancies and new research projects. Subscribers to the List also have access to an invaluable community of experts in the field of forced migration, and may occasionally use the List to request specific information on issues relevant to forced migration. <p>If you would like to post a message on the List, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow the link in the 'options' bar above. <p>Please note that messages sent to the Forced Migration Discussion List are moderated. Posts must comply with our selection guidelines (http://www.forcedmigration.org/discussion/guidelines/) and we reserve the right to edit, or to reject, posts that fail to do so. </HTML>
This list is for sharing announcements of events, publications, and ongoing research in the culture of trees and forests. It brings together academics and researchers from different institutions and fields, including environmental history, anthropology, art history, law, literature, and geography. It aims to provide a communication network for the large breadth of research in forest humanities, history, politics, and culture.
The purpose of the list is to share information about academic research and events about gender, race, and labour regulation in a variety of contexts. We are particularly interested in fostering feminist and interdisciplinary approaches to labour law, regulation, and policy.
This list is intended to facilitate discussion between archaeologists making use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology. This list is retained 31/05/2013. Subscribers cannot post messages, new subscribers cannot be added, but the archives are retained for reference purposes
A network of academics, lawyers, health professionals and NGOs:
this list engages with all aspects of questions concerning the 'Future of Human Reproduction' from demographic, biomedical, psychological, evolutionary, anthropological and sociological perspectives.
International Association for the Study of Sexuality and Culture: A list for academics and independant researchers working on the study of sexuality and culture. Keywords: Sexuality, Culture, Anthropology
Mailing list for discussion of social scientific study of ignorance
This list is used as a discussion and information sharing forum by researchers from a variety of academic disciplines who are engaged in the study of societies and cultures of the Indian Ocean Region.
List for those interested in Latin American cultural products created for the Internet, and new discourses, practices and communities generated by such cultural products. See the project blog at: http://latamcyber.wordpress.com/
Please visit http://uklef.net/members.html for more information about the UK Linguistic Ethnography Forum and how to become a member.
This is a discussion and announcement list for those interested in Mass-Observation: the original social research organisation and the contemporary national writing project.
This list is used by members of the UK Medical Anthropology academic community to disseminate information about meetings, awards and courses and to encourage collaborative research initiatives.
MedArch is a forum for Medieval Archaeology in Britain, Europe and the World. It aims to encourage a holistic -diachronic, interdisciplinary and cross-cultural - approach to the subject. Its membership links researchers and students in the academic and professional archaeological communities.
A group for members of curatorial and museum support staff from regimental and military museums to discuss collections issues specific to military museums.
Electronic discussion forum of the research network on minority languages in Europe.
This list is intended for people interested in the material dimensions of missionary encounters, and particularly the ways these have shaped the development of museum collections. It should also be of interest to people interested in the commemoration of the missionary past through a range of heritage processes, from monuments to reconciliation ceremonies and reenactments.
The LSE Migration Studies Unit MSU was founded in 2007. It promotes the cross-disciplinary study of migration and is open to academics, students and policy-makers.
The LSE Migration Studies Unit's Reading Group organises meetings on fortnightly basis. Students, acdemics and practitioners interested in migration issues are invited to discuss key texts in the field. Such issues include: migration and development; highly skilled immigration; refugee policy; immigration law; theories of migration; migration and integration; family migration and international coordination of migratory flows.
This list is to discuss the uses of stored collections in UK museums, to assist the UCL research project that is addressing this issue.
a list for scholars working on world popular musics in Spanish and Portuguese
for researchers and practitioners who are interested in researching and evaluating the use of narrative in health and related disciplines
This list is intended to facilitate communication and discussion between archaeologists interested in the comparitive study of Neolithic cultures of Europe, the Near East, Africa and Asia.
This list is for the use of anyone working in primatology who is based in the north of England. It can be used to ask for help, disseminate information about meetings and inform people about interesting research developments.
This list is used by the Non-religion and Secularity Research Network (NSRN) to make announcements regarding the academic study of non-religion and secularity. The NSRN-DISCUSS list is available for enquiries and discussion.
This list is used by the Non-religion and Secularity Research Network NSRN to make enquiries and hold discussion related to study of non-religion and secularity. The NSRN-ANNOUNCE list is available for more formal announcements.
Brings together social scientists with an interest in the use of arts-based and humanities methods in the production and dissemination of social science data.
This list is used by members of the PAW group to support collaboration and exchange of information between linguists, anthropologists, ethnobotanists, ethnoornithologists and archivists.
Political community is a concept that can serve to link a range of other concepts including citizenship, democracy, nationalism, constitutionalism and representation. We take as a loose working definition that a political community is "one whose members share as such a real stake in political institutions and for that reason subject themselves to the norms and decisions of those institutions". The purpose of the list is to debate the concept and to share thoughts and findings in this area, as well as for list members to announce plans for related events and opportunities. The list is open to anyone with an interest in the topic, but it originated in a June 2013 workshop, hosted by the Centre for Citizenship, Civil Society and Rule of Law (CISRUL) at the University of Aberdeen. You can access summaries of the workshop discussion as well as our original and revised working definitions of political community via the following link:
This list is for members of the Primate Society of Great Britain to disseminate information, discuss research and raise the profile of primatology within the UK and elsewhere.
An interdisciplinary list bringing together those engaged in qualitative research in the Former Soviet Union. Discussion of ethical and practical issues relevant to conducting field research in the region.
A list devoted to all aspects of qualitative research: methodological, theo retical and practical also intended to facilitate discussion of diverse qua litative research: interviewing, ethnography, participation observation, fo cus groups, biographical and life history studies
This list will be used by the UK and international academics to discuss literature, and share information concerning LGBT and non-heterosexual forms of relationships, family, and kinship.
The Roma Discussion Network List (also known as the RDNList) is an email-based community. It aims to encourage greater exchange of information, promote discussion and organise events in the UK for young career academics working on issues related to Roma, Gypsies and Traveller minorities. The list provides regular updates on major news, publications and events relating to Roma, Gypsies and Travellers. Posts also include information about relevant funding opportunities, research collaboration, job advertisements and new research projects.
This list is used as an exchange platform for the University Association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES) supported Collaborative Research Network (CRN) "Romanis in Europe". The CRN already counts around 60 members, around the half of whom are UK based. The specific interest of the network lies with the evaluative research with the focus on policies targeting Romani communities, allowing their geographic mobility and determining their relationship with the European and national institutions.
Scottish Addiction Studies is a network of researchers and lecturers at the University of Stirling in Scotland with a primary interest in drug/alcohol/tobacco misuse, gambling and the addictions.
Low volume information mailing list for activities of the Scottish Centre for Himalayan Research
The forum is intended to foment interdisciplinary discourse amongst researchers with an interest in Southeast Asian social groups and their cultural, economic, and political developments from prehistory until the present day, as well as their long-term interactions with neighbouring populations in East and South Asia.
List for members of the European Chapter of the Society for Economic Botany to share news, events, queries and discussions on ethnobotany/economic botany.
this is an academic mailing list focused on sexuality and gender in central and eastern europe.
This is the official email list for the Scottish Media and Communication Association.
The list will facilitate discussion of social network analysis amongst interested UK academics, and will facilitate organisation of off-line meetings.
This list is to enable post grads in the sociology of religion to support each other. It is a place to try ideas out, to ask stupid (and intelligent) questions, and to winge about supervisors and the research/phd process.
This list is used by social sciences librarians within the University of London's many Libraries to exchange information about research, information provision, resources etc.
This list is linked to the Centre for Studies of Home, a joint venture between Queen Mary University of London and The Geffrye Museum, UK. It serves as a forum for advertising and discussing events associated with the Centre and as a place where others can advertise events and share opportunities relevant to the study of home and domestic life.
This group is for people who wish to explore and encourage the use of theatre and drama in qualitative research and teaching
A discussion and information list for researchers and practitioners interested in the therapeutic community movement and for TC residents/ former residents.
A discussion list for researchers interested in exploring the role of time in social life and particularly around issues of belonging, inclusion and exclusion, community identity etc.
This list is used by the steering group and members of the ESRC funded Seminar Series on "Time-Space and Life-Course". It is mainly used for dissemination of activities and outcomes from the seminar series. It can also be used for advertising similar events on the theme, as well as for discussion and debate.
This is the supporting email list for the UK Research Network for Theology, Religion and Popular Culture. Established in 2005, this is a forum for those involved in advanced research in this field in universities and faith-based HE providers.
News and announcements associated with the International Visual Methods conferences (see http://www.visualmethods.org)
This list is used by the Visitor Studies Group members to exchange ideas, knowledge and research findings related to visitor studies and evaluation.
This list is used to exchange information, announcements and research findings between members. It aims to facilitate and promote collaboration and further our understanding in the fields of war/conflict, memory and identity.
This list is for discussion of extra-European and world history. Postings are welcome with details of conferences, seminars and publications, as well as requests for information and discussion.
The impact of digital technologies upon writing and lived experience
The Youth Study Mailing List is a forum for academics and others involved in the study of youth. It is linked to the British Sociological Association's 'Youth Study Group', but is open to all other interested parties. The list will be used as a resource for the announcement of relevant meetings, seminars, conferences, calls for papers and publications. It is also hoped that members will use the list to share and debate ideas as well as to draw upon a varied pool of knowledge and expertise.
Zooarchaeology is the analysis of animal remains from archaeological sites to reconstruct the cultural lifeways of people and the interrelationships between people, animals, and the environment. This list promotes the flow of ideas, skills, information, and offers support to fellow zooarchaeologists. Zooarch is supported by and works closely in association with the International Council of Archaeozoology (ICAZ)