Accepted paper:

Final discussion: engaged anthropology - benefits and dangers of an emerging trend

Authors:

Angela Firmhofer (LMU Munich, Institute for European Social Anthropology. www.transformations-blog.com)
Daniel Kunzelmann (TRANSFORMATIONS-BLOG.com)
Seraina Claudia Müller (University of Basel (CH))
Andreas Hackl (University of Edinburgh)
Miriam Gutekunst (Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich)

Paper short abstract:

We are looking forward to discuss panel-related questions, share our experiences from the practice of applied and engaged anthropology, and exchange ideas about how novel future engagements could emerge.

Paper long abstract:

We are looking forward to discuss these and related questions, share our experiences from the practice of applied and engaged anthropology, and exchange ideas about how novel future engagements could emerge: o How can we differentiate between public, applied and engaged anthropology? o What are the benefits, and what are the dangers of public visibility and engagement for researchers? o How can we make use of the technological innovations that have changed the relation between researchers and audiences, and where are the dangers of these technologies?

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Engaged anthropology: Reality? Necessity? Utopia?