All posts filed under: Europe

fieldwork, echibition, moesgaard museum, refugee, detention centre, exhibition, student, ethnography, anthropology

Field-what kind of work?

The next two weeks, we have invited some of the anthropology students who have created the special exhibition ‘In Motion: A different take on nomads’ to write a blog about their exhibition. This week, Pernille Bertram-Larsen writes about fieldwork and about her group’s exhibition ‘Nomads […]

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Switzerland, sandals, shoes, feet, ethnography, anthropology, tuxen, collections, shoe collection

Free the feet! Swiss wooden sandals

A major Danish newspaper recently released a dress code, warning their employees not to get overly casual in order to survive the unusually warm May, we’ve had. No shorts or tank tops, no dresses above the knee. To us, sun-unaccustomed Danes, who complain when it […]

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Greenland, figurine, grave goods, Denmark, Collections, ethnography, independence, repatriation, elections

Elections and independence: Greenlandic figurine

Last week, there was an election in Greenland. Though Greenland is an autonomous constituent country within Denmark, there was much talk up to the election about the stirring movement for Greenlandic independence, and about whether the political parties Nunatta Qitornai and Partii Naleraq, agitating for […]

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