Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Past Events

Events List Navigation

October 2017

Vidigal Favela Chic: the moral geography of a slum gentrification in Rio de Janeiro

October 4, 5:30 am - 7:00 pm
Royal Anthropological Institute, 50 Fitzroy Street
London, W1T 5BT United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

Nestled on the hill between two of the wealthiest South Zone beach neighbourhoods of Rio de Janeiro, with staggering city and ocean views, Vidigal is the champion of a recent wave of favela gentrification, earning the epithet favela chic.

Find out more »

The Block: film screening with director Maria Șalaru

October 10, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Royal Anthropological Institute, 50 Fitzroy Street
London, W1T 5BT United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

From neighbourly disputes over garlic-heavy cooking to memories of Ceaușescu’s heatless winters, "The Block" explores the rich social and material universe of a Romanian apartment building. Maria Șalaru will speak about the film, which she produced as part of her PhD in Cultural and Social Anthropology at the University of Oxford.

Find out more »

Goldsmiths MA Visual Anthropology: end of year screening

October 21, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Royal Anthropological Institute, 50 Fitzroy Street
London, W1T 5BT United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

4PM – 5:15PM Misia Zoccoli - Where is home (20’) A woman in the street can be everyone, and a smile can hide many experiences. A single-person ethnography, this short film is based on the idea of discovering of the past and asserting the present. Eleanor Veness - Because She Can (23’) - Q&A A film set in Palestine that follows the history and lives of a group of women between Jerusalem and Hebron, West Bank. Emir Syazwan - Where…

Find out more »

Carnival, King of Europe: DVD launch & presentation

October 27, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Royal Anthropological Institute, 50 Fitzroy Street
London, W1T 5BT United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

Giovanni Kezich of the Ethnographic Museum of San Michele all'Adige (Italy) will join us to speak about the project Carnival King of Europe, which aims to bring into light the important similarities that can be observed among specific aspects of Carnivals and winter fertility rituals across different areas of Europe. A selection of films from the collection will be screened.

Find out more »
November 2017

Travel: film screening with director Nick Mai

November 7, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Royal Anthropological Institute, 50 Fitzroy Street
London, W1T 5BT United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

Joy left Nigeria to help her family after her father’s death. She knew that she was going to sell sex in France, but she was unaware of the degree of exploitation that she would face. With the help of an association she obtains asylum, but to help her family and live her life, she continues selling sex. This documentary ethnofiction was co-written by Nicola Mai and 8 Nigerian women with experiences of migration, sex work and trafficking. Nick will be present to speak about the film and his work.

Find out more »

How do you see me? Screening and discussion with filmmaker Nariman Massoumi

November 28, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Royal Anthropological Institute, 50 Fitzroy Street
London, W1T 5BT United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

How do you see me? is a quietly observed documentary portrait of the filmmaker’s mother, Manijeh, an Iranian immigrant who has lived in Britain since the 1980s. Nariman Massoumi will present his research and screen the film.

Find out more »
+ Export Events