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Anthropology of Kinship(s)

Workshop   28.02.2013






Professor Jeanette Edwards (University of Manchester), Dr Maren Klotz (Humboldt University, Berlin), Dr Christine Hauskeller, Dr Samantha Hurn, Dr Katherine Tyler, Dr Martina Tyrrell.

Organised by

Dr Christine Hauskeller (Egenis and CSSIS)

Funded by Egenis and CSSIS.


Byrne House, University of Exeter (Streatham campus)

Event details

The Anthropology of Kinship(s): Imagine Kinship

A launch workshop for Anthropology at Exeter


Thursday 28 February

13.00 Registration and Lunch

Kinship Trouble

13.30 - 14.30 Dr Martina Tyrrell (Geography): 'Granddaughter is my husband': Unravelling Inuit kinship

14.30 - 15.30 Dr Maren Klotz (Humboldt University, Berlin): [K]information: sibling searches and the quest for 'transparency’ in the realm of donor conception

15.30-16.00 Tea and coffee break

16.00 - 17.30 Open lecture*

strong>Professor Jeanette Edwards: Kinning, de-kinning and indifference

(Chair: Christine Hauskeller)

Friday 1 March 2013 Imagination and Kinship (Chair: Professor Jeanette Edwards)

09.30 - 10.30 Dr Katherine Tyler (Anthropology): The genealogical imagination: An ethnographic study of genetic ancestry tests and the formation of racial, ethnic and national identities in postcolonial Britain

10.30 - 11.30 Dr Samantha Hurn (Anthropology): Significant others: Dogs as 'companion species' or fictive kin?

11.30-11.45 Tea and coffee break

11.45 - 12.00 Discussant Dr C Hauskeller (Egenis)

12.00 - 13.00 General discussion

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