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Vincent Battesti

Vincent Battesti

Two different fields, both in North Africa and the Middle East: Ecological anthropology, on Sahara oasis ecosystems and the relationship of local societies to their environment. Urban anthropology, mainly on Cairo (Egypt), on the uses and evolutions of public spaces and gardens +Sound anthropology.

K. Russell Shekha

K. Russell Shekha

My BA is in cultural anthropology while my MS and PhD are in sociology. I currently do and teach survey research methods but have a great passion for qualitative research methods too. My specialties are human rights, social movements, political economy, Latin America, and the welfare state.

Moreno Tiziani

Moreno Tiziani

I'm an anthropologist committed in the divulgation of anthropology and of its potential for businesses and institutions. I work for non-profit organizations and museums.

Alice Gorman

Alice Gorman

I'm an archaeologist who studies the material culture of space exploration, particularly orbital debris or space junk. I also work in Indigenous heritage.

Giovanni Orlando

Giovanni Orlando

I study organic food networks in Western Sicily and Palermo, integrating the moral economy and risk modernity approaches. I am interested in defining dimensions of social and ecological sustainability through the use of anthropological theory.

Roman Sieler

Roman Sieler

I am a Medical Anthropologist, focusing on non-codified and manual medical practices in South Asia. My interests also include Tamil Studies and the history of medicine. Currently, I am a postdoctoral researcher at the French Institute of Pondicherry.

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