May 17, 2017

Anthropologies of Institutions: Theoretical and Methodological Approaches

April 13-14, 2013, St. Louis

Saturday, April 13: 9am-5pm

WelcomeBarbara Schaal, Dean of Arts & Sciences

IntroductionJohn R. Bowen

9AM - 12PM PANEL ONE: VALUE, ETHICS, AND RELATIONSHIPS

ChairCarolyn Sargent (WU)
Anita Hardon (Amsterdam): “Emerging socialities in 21st century health care.”
Catherine Rémy (Paris): “’Sacrifice’ of animals for science: The contribution of the ethnographic point of view.”
Kedron Thomas (WU): “The Incorporation of Green Citizenship.”
Jan Willem Duyvendak (Amsterdam): “What is ‘customary’ care at home? On institutional aspects of ‘home’ and ‘care’.”
Tim Parsons (WU) and Peter Crooks (Trinity College Dublin): “On imperial bureaucracies.”

Discussants (for all three panels):
Michèle Lamont (Harvard); Wendy Espeland (Northwestern); Christophe Bertossi (Ifri-Paris)

12PM - 2PM: LUNCH AND CONVERSATION

2PM - 5 PM PANEL TWO: SHAPING AND FRAMING

ChairElizabeth Childs (WU)
Giselinde Kuipers (Amsterdam): “How high and low are made: Producing value and distinction in the transnational beauty field.”
Talia Dan-Cohen (WU): “When experiments fail: Scientists coping with institutions and buildings.”
Peter Benson (WU): “Responsive cultures of problematization.”
Bowen Paulle (Amsterdam): “Stress responses in high poverty schools of the Bronx and the Bijlmer.”
Claude Rosental (Paris): "Exploring the World of Demos: Social Uses of Public Demonstrations"
 

Sunday, April 14, 10am -1pm

10AM - 1PM PANEL THREE: PROBLEMATICS OF EMERGENCE AND EXPERIMENT

ChairMatt Gabel (WU)
Nicolas Dodier (Paris): “The place of victims in criminal trials: Studying repertoires of reflexivity around a structurally problematic issue within an institution.”
John R. Bowen (WU): “Problematic performativity on a British shariah council.”
Monica Eppinger (SLU): “Property, parliament, and other experimental institutions in post-socialist Ukraine.”
Alexander Edmonds (Amsterdam): “Health, sex and self-management in a post-disciplinary society.”
Daniel Cefaï (Paris): “Institutionalization, social worlds and social problems: Mead, Dewey, and Chicago sociology.”

1 PM - ... LUNCH AND CONVERSATION

 

2013 Conference Presenters