EASA Media Anthropology Network Events

Upcoming events

Call for papers “Media Anthropologies in Europe”

European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA) Media Anthropology Network Online Workshop

14 & 15 October 2021


Giulia Battaglia, IRMECCEN, Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris.
Philipp Budka, University of Vienna, EASA Media Anthropology Network Convener.
Elisabetta Costa, University of Groningen, EASA Media Anthropology Network Convener.

Building on previous EASA Media Anthropology Network activities – including the latest panels at the EASA conferences, the bi-annual workshops, and e-seminar series (e.g. https://easaonline.org/networks/media/eseminars), we are organising an online workshop that aims at reflecting on different traditions and practices of ‘media anthropology’ in different European countries.

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Past events


EASA2020: Panel "Engaged Media Anthropology in the Digital Age" (Philipp Budka & Sahana Udupa).

An e-seminar (No. 65) on decoloniality and extreme speech.


Workshop "Decoloniality and the Digital Turn in Media Anthropology", 11 October 2019 at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) Munich. Organized and hosted by the Media Anthropology Network, European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA), and ERC Project ForDigitalDignity ONLINERPOL, LMU Munich.

An e-seminar (No. 64) on mobile technology, mediation and social change in rural India.


EASA2018 in Stockholm: Panel "The Digital Turn: New Directions in Media Anthropology" (Philipp Budka, Elisabetta Costa & Sahana Udupa).

Two e-seminars (No. 62-63), including a follow-up e-seminar on "The Digital Turn in Media Anthropology".


Workshop “Anthropologies of Media and Mobility: Theorizing movement and circulations across entangled fields” in cooperation with EASA's Anthropology and Mobility Network (ANTHROMOB), Locating Media (Siegen) and a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School (Cologne); University of Cologne, 14-16 September (mediamobility.wordpress.com/). Supported by EASA.

Three e-seminars (No. 59-61), including a joint e-seminar with ANTHROMOB on “Media and Mobility” to continue and expand workshop discussions.


EASA2016 in Milan: Panel “Media Anthropology's Legacies and Concerns” (Philipp Budka, Elisenda Ardevol & John Postill).

Four e-seminars (No. 55-58), including a joint e-seminar with the American Anthropological Association's Digital Anthropology Group and its Committee for the Anthropology of Science, Technology & Computing on “Facebook as Research Field and Research Platform”.


Workshop “Theorising Media and Conflict” at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology of the University of Vienna organised by John Postill, Philipp Budka and Elke Mader; 23-24 October. The workshop was supported by EASA, the Austrian Research Association (ÖFG) and the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology of the University of Vienna.

Selected papers of this workshop were published in the volume "Theorising Media and Conflict" edited by Philipp Budka and Birgit Bräuchler (Berghahn's Anthropology of Media Series, https://www.berghahnbooks.com/title/BudkaTheorising).

Five e-seminars (No. 50-54), including an e-seminar to continue and expand discussions of the “Theorising Media and Conflict “ workshop.