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Dear MASNers,

the conference is starting soon and you probably still have some questions about it…. here’s our 2nd Conference Newsletter with some useful information for you!
You can also download an updated version of the Conference Program with a higher quality.

See you soon in Blaubeuren!

Your 4th MASN conference team

Dear friends,

We want to inform you that our application deadline expires on October 31, 2007. To finish the preparations, we need to know how many participants we have. We can not announce officially yet, but it is fairly certain that the participation fee will be significantly decreased! Be sure that we will inform you, as soon as we get the official confirmation! We are looking forward to the conference, to see familiar faces our MASN family and of course, particularly to meet the new members of our network!

It greets you 😉

Your MASN Germany Team

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 We proudly present you the first version of our Conference Program. Please follow the link.

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Dear friends,

you can now apply for a place at the Conference in Blaubeuren! Please download the Application Form and send it to whom it may interest.

The deadline for applications is: October, 28!!

Please pay also attention to our 1st Newsletter.

We are looking forward to seeing you!

Your MASN-Germany Team

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1st Newsletter

You’ve got some more time to send your proposals for the 4th MASN Conference!!

We decided to prolong the deadline for the “Call for Papers” up to

September 3rd, 2007.

If you’re interested, just check the “Call for Papers ” below!

Greetings from the MASN-Germany team

Call for Papers

To all who would like to attend our conference in Blaubeuren, Germany:Our Team has decided to allow early reservations for the conference in November, so you can book your plane, bus or train tickets on time. As soon as we start the “official” application, you will be able to confirm the reservation. Please send us an e-mail to the following address:

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The Moving Anthropology Student Network (MASN) invites papers for it’s

4th international conference

«Exploring Anthropology»

– Perspectives on Interactions, Changes &

Challenges –

to take place in Blaubeuren, Germany

from November 7th – 11th 2007

“MASN – The “Moving Anthropology Student Network” was set up with the aim of connecting anthropology students and graduates around the world. That is why we would like YOU to present your latest research, fieldwork and other experiences or interests in form of a paper-presentation, workshop/roundtable discussion or fringe event on our next conference and discuss them with other anthropology students from different countries.

For further information about the MASN visit and subscribe to the newsgroup on


1. Anthropology of Media

2. Migration

3. Anthropology of the Senses

4. Anthropology of Crisis

Anthropology of Media: deals with various modes of anthropological presentations. Furthermore, it also takes the development of new fields of anthropological research, i.e. films, cyber anthropology, etc. into consideration.

Migration: includes aspects like the preservation and change of individual and collective identities, conflicts, rituals, ethnicities, …etc.

Anthropology of the Senses: everything dealing with human senses, i.e. their evaluation in different cultures, anthropology of food, …

Anthropology of Crisis / in crisis situations is concerned with the work in conflict areas, dangerous fields of research, personal states of crisis in the field, but also with theories on crisis

Structure of the Conference:

Conference days will be divided in morning (papers presentation) and afternoon (roundtable discussions, workshops) sessions as well as fringe events (excursions, exhibitions, performances, film and so on) in the evening.

We count on your creative contributions!

Therefore we would like to ask interested presenters and convenors to send their proposals (about 250 words) until August 20th, 2007 to An international committee of MASN students will decide on the selection of papers.

Please forward this call to all those that might be interested!


Paper / Roundtable-discussion / Fringe event / Workshop Proposal:

• Name

• University / Institution

• Address

• Telephone

• E-mail

• If needed: technical equipment

• Topic:

(A) I/ We intend to submit a paper based on the following abstract. (possible to

combine with B)

(B) I/ We intend to moderate a round table discussion. (possible to combine with A)

(C) I/ We intend to propose a concept for a workshop.

(D) I/ We intend to enrich the conference with

a fringe event (exhibitions, performances, movies, music, …)

The MASN-Germany team is looking forward to receiving your papers!

Barbara Wimmer

Benjamin Hirschfeld

Claudia Werum

Clemens Sayer

Duska Vranjes

Emanuel Valentin

Esther Voswinckel

Juliane Tutein

Sandra Wasilewski

Sascha Roth

Steffi Giesel

Winnie Öhrlich … and many more