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30 May 2022: Janet Carsten gives talk at the Penang Institute

About the Talk: This talk will focus on themes from Professor Carsten’s current research on experiences of marriage in Penang. It will also include reflections on her earlier work in a Malay village in the 1980s, and research on the interface between medical and popular understandings of blood carried out in hospital clinical pathology labs and …

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5-6 May 2022: Marriage: Entanglements and Detachments Workshop in Bayreuth

Janet Carsten, Eirini Papadaki, Koreen Reece, and Siobhan Magee presented papers along with University of Bayreuth scholars Tabea Haberlein, Fulera Issaka-Toure, and Najoum Alhassane, and the University of Hamburg’s Julia Pauli. Discussants for the papers were Susan Reynolds-Whyte, Ammara Maqsood, Susan McKinnon, Asha Abeyesekera, Perveez Mody, and Erdmute Alber. On the Thursday evening, there was …

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Family time

26 March 2021: RAI Film Festival screening and roundtable discussion of ‘Family Time’

Dimitris Glystras, Silas Michalakas, and Eirini Papadaki’s film Family Time shows the reflections and everyday lives of an Athenian married couple, their children, and their friends. This discussion  over Zoom (with Eirini Papadaki, Silas Michalakas, Janet Carsten, and Siobhan Magee) focused on the challenges and opportunities involved in making a film about intimate lives.   

Jinmen, Taiwan

5-6 September 2019: Workshop – Marriage in Past, Present, and Future Tense: Biography, Intimacy, and Transformation

The AGATM team plus Ammara Maqsood (UCL) and Sidharthan Maunaguru (NUS) delivered papers drawn from their work on marriage focussing on issues of temporality and ethics.  Participants included: Janet Carsten (University of Edinburgh) Hsiao-Chiao Chiu (University of Edinburgh) Lynn Jamieson (University of Edinburgh) Venetia Kantsa (University of the Aegean) Susan McKinnon (University of Virginia) Siobhan Magee (University of Edinburgh) Ammara Maqsood (UCL) Sidharthan Maunaguru (National …

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