SpeakersProfessor Jeanette Edwards (University of Manchester), Dr Maren Klotz (Humboldt University, Berlin), Dr Christine Hauskeller, Dr Samantha Hurn, Dr Katherine Tyler, Dr Martina Tyrrell.
Dr Christine Hauskeller (Egenis and CSSIS)
Funded by Egenis and CSSIS.
VenueByrne House, University of Exeter (Streatham campus)
The Anthropology of Kinship(s): Imagine Kinship
A launch workshop for Anthropology at Exeter
Thursday 28 February
13.00 Registration and Lunch
13.30 - 14.30 Dr Martina Tyrrell (Geography): 'Granddaughter is my husband': Unravelling Inuit kinship
14.30 - 15.30 Dr Maren Klotz (Humboldt University, Berlin): [K]information: sibling searches and the quest for 'transparency’ in the realm of donor conception
15.30-16.00 Tea and coffee break
16.00 - 17.30 Open lecture*
strong>Professor Jeanette Edwards: Kinning, de-kinning and indifference
(Chair: Christine Hauskeller)
Friday 1 March 2013 Imagination and Kinship (Chair: Professor Jeanette Edwards)
09.30 - 10.30 Dr Katherine Tyler (Anthropology): The genealogical imagination: An ethnographic study of genetic ancestry tests and the formation of racial, ethnic and national identities in postcolonial Britain
10.30 - 11.30 Dr Samantha Hurn (Anthropology): Significant others: Dogs as 'companion species' or fictive kin?
11.30-11.45 Tea and coffee break
11.45 - 12.00 Discussant Dr C Hauskeller (Egenis)
12.00 - 13.00 General discussion