Anthropology, Conservation and Development: Analysis of practices and representations of local populations affected by the implementation of the conservation project "Projet Grands Singes" in the Dja Reserve in Cameroon Royal Zoological Society of Antwerp
Anthropology of Human Security in Africa KU Leuven
ANTHUSIA is a multi-disciplinary EJD in the Anthropology of Human Security in Africa proposed by a consortium of four universities in Aarhus, Edinburgh, Leuven and Oslo. Combining competences from Anthropology, Human Security and African Studies It aims to foster talent relevant to current challenges and potentials of developing safe societies in Africa. By exploring different areas from a human security perspective, the research will provide ...
The Social Anthropology of Security Practices and Conflict Dynamics in Central African Civil Wars Ghent University
This project investigates the socialization processes that (re-)configure (violent) security practices occurring in Central Africa. It aims to understand how these are shaped between community members and armed groups on one side but also to study how they impact on eastern Congo, a region characterized by insecurity and inter-community tensions, coupled with the involvement of foreign armed groups.
Bildung revisited: the development of a new conceptual framework of Bildung starting from Charles Taylor’s philosophical anthropology KU Leuven
The last decades our higher educational system has known some notable tendencies: growing specialization, functional reduction and dominance of instrumental reason. These evolutions risk to neglect an important aspect in its pedagogical mission which is traditionally linked to Bildung, the development of pupils and students as integral persons. Yet several stakeholders in education feel the need of rearticulating this important ...
Bildung revisited: the development of a new conceptual framework of Bildung starting from Charles Taylor's philosophical anthropology. University of Antwerp
A cross-cultural, cross-gendered and bi-sexual anthropology of 'borderlinking', 'trans(sub)jective' art. KU Leuven
Italian Criminal Anthropology and the Legacy of Cesare Lombroso in the Age of Totalitarianism KU Leuven
Cesare Lombroso (1835-1909), the founding father of modern criminology, is best known for his theory of the “criminal man”. In a nutshell, Lombroso thought that criminality was biologically inherited and that criminals could be identified by physical stigmata that confirmed them as being atavistic or savage. The legacy of Lombroso is still controversial, as several historians have claimed that his biological conception of the “born criminal” ...