The Department of Anthropology is pleased to announce that a departmental PhD Teaching Studentship will be available for one student intending to commence PhD studies in October 2019.
Date: Friday, 31 May 2019
The Department of Anthropology is now recruiting 1st Year Teaching Assistants for the academic year 2018-2019:
Date: Friday, 14 June 2019
While a doctoral student at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ivo Syndicus received a Dissertation Fieldwork Grant in 2012 to aid research on “Culture, Development, and Higher Education in Papua New Guinea,” supervised by Dr. Thomas Strong. In 2018 Dr. Syndicus was then awarded an Engaged Anthropology Grant to aid engaged activities on “Experiences and Challenges of University Students in Papua New Guinea: Research Results and Ways Forward.”
Date: Tuesday, 04 June 2019
Student entries represented their ideas of identity in today’s society or told a story of cultural integration and/or diversity.
Date: Thursday, 25 April 2019
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