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:

Application Form




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