Takasera, a documentary film by Matjaz Pinter and Eva Pivac, has been selected by the Irish Film Institute for its prestigious ‘Irish Focus’ series, and will be screened at the IFI at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, 31 January 2017. Filmmaker Matjaz Pinter, a doctoral student in the Maynooth Anthropology Department, holds a postgraduate scholarship from the Irish Research Council. Pinter’s PhD research project in Western Nepal has a distinctive Visual Anthropology component – thus he will be making a full length ethnographic film as well as writing a conventional doctoral dissertation.
Date: Wednesday, 11 January 2017
Dr. Sabine Strasser, Bern University April 2017 - Mateja Habinc, University of Ljubljana
Date: Wednesday, 14 December 2016
We offer our warm congratulations to all our October 2016 graduates for their achievements, and wish you the best of luck in your next endeavours.
Date: Tuesday, 08 November 2016
The Department of Anthropology is pleased to announce that departmental PhD Studentships will be available for 1-2 students intending to commence PhD or PhD-track studies in October 2016.
Date: Monday, 22 August 2016
The recent book by David Prendergast and Maynooth graduate Chiara Garattini has been described by the Huffington Post as one of the most important studies on aging today
Date: Thursday, 14 July 2016
Anthropology Alumnus, Keith Murphy was awarded the Map Alumni Achievement Award in May 2016
Date: Tuesday, 21 June 2016
The Department of Anthropology is now recruiting Teaching Assistants (3), Tutors (1), and Kilkenny First-Year Programme Subject Leader (1) to commence September 2016
Date: Monday, 30 May 2016
Maynooth University Anthropologist elected Chair of the World Council of Anthropological Associations
Maynooth University anthropologist, Dr Chandana Mathur, has been confirmed as Chair of the World Council of Anthropological Associations (WCAA). Dr Mathur served as Deputy Chair of the Council for the last two years.
Date: Tuesday, 24 May 2016
The MSc in Design Innovation at Maynooth University has today been recognised as the Best New Course by gradireland. The Department of Anthropology has been delighted to contribute to this success with the courses "People, Society & Design" as well as "Design Ethnography"
Date: Tuesday, 10 May 2016
VegTruck was entered in the 2016 Eden Entrepreneurship Challenge and made it as far as the semi-finals on Thursday 21st April.
Date: Wednesday, 04 May 2016