News & Events

First Nations YVR Study Grant

News

First Nations YVR Study Grant

Deadline: September 29, 2017
Native artists in British Columbia and Yukon can now apply for funding to study AMNH collections through the YVR Art Foundation Masterpiece Study Program Grants.

Ancient Pueblos Traced Descent Through Moms

News

Ancient Pueblos Traced Descent Through Moms

February 2017
New DNA analysis of ancient Pueblo remains suggests that the complex society that once existed at Chaco Canyon in the southwestern United States traced family relationships through the mother’s line, confirming long-held contentions of modern Pueblos that the matrilineal system is centuries-old.

Histories of HIVs

Conference

Histories of HIVs

May 20-22, 2016
The conference presents international research on the biological, epidemiological, and social contexts of the emergence of HIV/AIDS. Bringing together specialists from the fields of virology and molecular biology, epidemiology and public health, and history and anthropology, this conference provides the context for cutting-edge, multidisciplinary insights into one of the most devastating global infectious disease pandemics of the twentieth century.

Malinowski's 100th Anniversary Conference

Conference

Malinowski's 100th Anniversary Conference

August 11-14, 2015
An international conference to be held in Papua New Guinea to mark the one-hundredth anniversary of Bronislaw Malinowski's first arrival in the Trobriand Islands. 

Anthropology and Ebola

Programs and Events

Anthropology and Ebola

October 2, 2014
The American Anthropological Association is hosting a virtual event panel discussing the role anthropologists play in not only research, but infrastructure and policy, in light of the escalating Ebola outbreak.

Collecting the Future

Workshop

Collecting the Future

Workshop, October 2 - 4, 2013
Co-convened by the American Museum of Natural History and the National Museum of Australia. This workshop explores how museums can engage communities in ways that foster understanding and help with adapting to processes of climate change.

Exhibition at the BGC

Special Exhibition

Exhibition at the BGC

April 4 - August 3, 2013
Confluences: An American Expedition to Northern Burma, 1935, the exhibition at the Bard Graduate Center Focus Gallery explores the complex social life of the extraordinary enterprise through the working relations among participants of every kind, whose encounters shaped the collections that were to enter the museum. The exhibition includes a fascinating selection of the objects the expedition collected, documentation, photographs, and film footage drawn from various departments of the AMNH.

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