Blockchains, Non-State Currencies and Disaster

2 Thesis Vacancies I am looking for two Masters students who are interested in writing their thesis on blockchain/cryptocurrencies. One thesis project focuses on how blockchain/cryptocurrencies relate to other forms of non-state issued currency such as Melanesian shell money or Micronesian stone money. The student is free to design their thesis, including theoretical framework and … Continue reading Blockchains, Non-State Currencies and Disaster

Water Politics Week

The Water Politics Week offers public lectures by renowned scholars on water politics, and a PhD/Master course, all in the week of 17-21 May 2021! The Water Politics week will take place in an on-line format. Organized by: Sociology of Development and Change (SDC), Public Administration and Policy (PAP), Water Resources Management (WRM). Date: 17-21 … Continue reading Water Politics Week

LANDac – ILC Internships for WUR students

BackgroundLANDac (The Netherlands Land Academy) and ILC (the International Land Coalition) currently offer WUR master students* research internship positions at ILC partner organizations around the world. These internship positions provide students relevant working experience and the opportunity to put their research skills to practice, while simultaneously contributing to the objectives and goals of international organizations … Continue reading LANDac – ILC Internships for WUR students

Webinar: New Tools for ‘Distanced’ Anthropological Research: Webscraping and Ethnography of Digital Cultures in/of Africa

On February 15th, 16th and 25th the Wenner-Gren Foundation is sponsoring a series of webinars entitled, New Tools for ‘Distanced’ Anthropological Research: Webscraping and Ethnography of Digital Cultures in/of Africa, organized by Serena Stein, Wageningen University & Research, and Louisa Lombard, Yale University. This event is a Webinar Tutorial on Webscraping for researchers and students … Continue reading Webinar: New Tools for ‘Distanced’ Anthropological Research: Webscraping and Ethnography of Digital Cultures in/of Africa