The Department of Anthropology this week hosted world-renowned anthropologist Marilyn Strathern as a guest during its annual Ethnography Winter School.
Date: Monday, 04 February 2019
How do we find intimacy in the 21st century? Can technology help us to fundamentally fulfil our desire for connection, or are we ultimately re-programming ourselves for future loneliness? Cyberpsychology Researcher at the University of Wolverhampton and Lecturer at IADT, Nicola Fox Hamilton, Dr Jamie Saris, Senior Lecturer in Anthropology at Maynooth University, and Dr. Kris Gowen, sexuality educator and Director of Community Engaged Evaluation at Oregon Health and Science University debate if technology really is the future of human connection or if we should disconnect to get close.
Date: Thursday, 24 January 2019
The American Anthropological Association (AAA) has presented a Presidential Award to Maynooth University academic Dr. Chandana Mathur for her “leadership in uniting global anthropology under the World Anthropological Union”.
Date: Tuesday, 18 December 2018
Dr Pauline Garvey, Anthropologist at Maynooth University, this week launched her ground-breaking book ‘Unpacking IKEA: Swedish Design for the Purchasing Masses’.
Date: Friday, 05 October 2018
Dr Thomas Strong recently featured in the Irish Times Health Supplement magazine
Date: Monday, 27 August 2018
Maynooth University anthropologist, Dr Chandana Mathur, was presented with a Distinguished Service Award at the18th World Congress of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences.
Date: Friday, 17 August 2018
The Department of Anthropology is now recruiting 1st Year Teaching Assistants for the academic year 2018-2019:
Date: Friday, 29 June 2018
Graduate Teaching Studentship in Anthropology
Date: Friday, 25 May 2018
Dr Fiona Larkan, Maynooth University PhD (2007), died on the 27th of December 2017 at the age of 54 after an 18-month battle with cancer.
Dr Fiona Larkan Obituary
Date: Friday, 26 January 2018
In this current time of upheaval, when millions of people are risking their lives to flee oppression, there are among them a record number of university academics and students, according to Sinead O’Gorman, European Director at Scholars at Risk.
Date: Monday, 06 November 2017