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  • Migrants or Masters? New book on postcolonial migration to Angola

    [4 May 2018] In recent years, more 100 000 people have migrated from Europe to primarily Angola and Mozambique. Who are they, and why do they move? Lisa Åkesson, associate professor in Social Anthropology at the School of Global Studies, has studied this migration in a postcolonial context. In her new book, Postcolonial Portuguese Migration to Angola: Migrants or Masters? she describes the Angolan-Portuguese relationship as being characterised not only by hierarchies of power, but also by ambivalence and hybridity.

  • Gentle touch can decrease stress

    [3 Apr 2018] Long lasting gentle touch decreases stress hormones and decelerate heart beat frequency. It also activates brain areas commonly linked to reward. These research results are presented in a new thesis from the University of Gothenburg. Findings that can be useful in designing therapies to help people relax.

  • The Anthropologist - film screening with Susie Crate

    [12 Mar 2018] Screening of The Anthropologist - a documentary on research work on climate change and indigenous communities. March 22 at 13:15 in room 220, Annedalsseminariet. Dr. Susie Crate will present the film and answer questions following the screening.

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