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September 28 – 30, 2021

Restless Spirits and Human Remains: Life, Death, and Justice in Post-War Northern Uganda

Co-chaired by Tricia M. Redeker Hepner, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Tennessee – Knoxville, and by Dawnie Wolfe Steadman, Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Tennessee – Knoxville.

Post-war northern Uganda is a vast and haunted graveyard. Tens of thousands were killed by rebels or military during the 1986-2006 conflict between the Lord’s Resistance Army and the government. The seminar’s anthropological team explored how different burial scenarios (mass graves, displacement camp graves, and unknown remains) affected survivors.

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November 30 – December 2, 2021

Environmental Adaptation of Spatial Grammar in Dialects of Nahuatl

Chaired by Magnus Pharao Hansen, Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen

The Research Team Seminar will take place during the project’s write-up phase as team members work on their contributions to a monograph volume on Nahuatl Space. It will provide the opportunity to conduct collective peer-review and quality control of ongoing work.

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