Riga Pasaules Film Festival 28-30th April 2017 Dear friends & colleagues, The Riga Pasaules Film Festival team is happy to announce the opening of submissions for the next edition of the festival. The festival will be held in Riga’s Kino Bize from 28-30th April 2017. Just like in previous editions, this year’s festival will…

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15th RAI FILM FESTIVAL The RAI Film Festival is a biennial event dedicated to the celebration of the best in ethnographic, anthropological and archaeological filmmaking from around the globe. First held in 1985, and one of the longest-established in its field, RAI-FF has served as a leading forum for exploring the multiple relationships between documentary…

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APRICOT TREE FILM FESTIVAL: A CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Apricot Tree Ethno Film Festival is happy to announce a call for submissions. The 2nd Apricot Tree film festival will take place October 1-5, 2016, in Yerevan, Udjan and Gyumri. Only filmmakers with ethnographic and anthropological films can apply. There is no age limitation for the…

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«Regard Bleu» #12 Festival for ethnographic student film and media 21.-23. October 2016 We are proud to announce this year’s 12th edition of the student film festival «Regard Bleu», held at the Ethnographic Museum of the University of Zürich. Over the last 11 years, «Regard Bleu» has grown to an interdisciplinary platform for ethnographic and…

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The Royal Anthropological Institute in partnership with University of Southern California Dornsife presents 15th RAI Film Festival anthropology – ethnography – archaeology 29 March – 1 April 2017 Watershed Cinema, Bristol, United Kingdom The Festival will showcase a selection of films competing in five prize categories (RAI Film Prize; Basil Wright Prize; Student; Material Culture…

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Visual Ethnography Vol. 5, N. 2, 2016 Exploring Digital Ethnography through Embodied Perspective, Role-Playing and Community Participation and Design Issue edited by Natalie Underberg-Goode (University of Central Florida) SUMMARY ARTICLES Exploring Digital Ethnography through Embodied Perspective, Role-Playing and Community Participation and Design. Introduction Natalie Underberg-Goode (Open access article: click on the link to read…

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Visual Ethnography, Vol. 5, n. 1, 2016 Participatory Approaches to Visual Ethnography from the Digital to the Handmade Issue edited by Francesca Bayre, Krista Harper and Ana I. Afonso Summary FRANCESCA BAYRE, KRISTA HARPER, ANA ISABEL AFONSO PARTICIPATORY APPROACHES TO VISUAL ETHNOGRAPHY FROM THE DIGITAL TO THE HANDMADE. AN INTRODUCTION Open access > ARTICLES…

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VISUAL ETHNOGRAPHY vol. 4, n. 2 is available in printed and online version SUMMARY ARTICLES Bill Buse What Becomes A Bride The Most: The Yemenite Jewish Henna ABSTRACT The Yemenite Jewish henna bride is widely admired and envied in Israel. Her iconic image is reified and exhibited in shops, on billboards, and in museums…

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Visual Ethnography is pleased to announce that the journal has been accepted for indexing in the Emerging Sources Citation Index, a new edition of Web of Science™. Content in this index is under consideration by Thomson Reuters to be accepted in the Science Citation Index Expanded™, the Social Sciences Citation Index®, and the Arts &…

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The new issue of VISUAL ETHNOGRAPHY is online at The journal is available also in printed version. Table of Contents ARTICLES Kathrin Oester, Bernadette Brunner Jean Rouch Back in School: Teaching and research as a parallel process through media projects with adolescents in Switzerland Diana M. Ruggiero Más allá del fútbol: Validating Afro-Latino Culture…

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The new issue of VISUAL ETHNOGRAPHY is online at
Table of Contents

Irene Salerno
Sharing Memories and “Telling” Heritage through Audio-Visual Devices. Participatory Ethnography and New Patterns for Cultural Heritage Interpretation and Valorisation

Jonathan Ventura, Ariela Popper-Giveon, Atef abu Rabia
Materialized Beliefs: ‘Industrialized’ Islamic Amulets

Fabio Ciaravella
Parafiction in un quartiere di Matera. Su un possibile contributo dell’arte contemporanea come metodo d’analisi della città

Felice Tiragallo
Il cinema etnografico transculturale. I film e la riflessione teorica di David MacDougall


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