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Published on Tuesday, April 19, 2022


We are excited to announce the call for Papers for the third Vienna Anthropology Days aka VANDA 2022 Conference (September 26 - 30, 2022), which aims at bringing together scholars from various fields of anthropology, social sciences and humanities.


We are excited to announce the Call for Papers for the 3rd Vienna Anthropology Days aka VANDA 2022 Conference (September 26 - 30, 2022), which aims at bringing together scholars from various fields of anthropology, social sciences and humanities. To browse through the 29 Sessions and to submit the papers, please click on the link above.


  1. “In the beginning was the deed”: From the Unconscious of Anthropology to the Anthropology of Unconsciousness
  2. National identities and cultural production during the dissolution of Yugoslavia and beyond
  3. Challenging mechanisms of exclusion - Romani mobilities and social networks in Europe and beyond
  4. Between protection and participation. How to do research with children on difficult subjects
  5. Knowledge-Transfer between Theory and Practice in Educational Anthropology
  6. Mediated Time and Temporalities of Media
  7. Exploring everyday narratives in the shadow of conflict: uncovering social meanings in the Middle East and beyond
  8. Campus Ethnographies
  9. Moving bodies, moving boundaries
  10. Creative Ethnography
  11. Taking a Break - Anthropological Reflections on Resting while Travelling
  12. Ethnographies of Infrastructure: Changing Work Places in Mediatized Society
  13. Environmental activism and citizen science in comparative perspective
  14. The Seasonal and the Material: Anthropology of Seasonal Practices
  15. Narrating older age: Reflections on the meaning of ageing
  16. The long-term implications of migration in the intersection of ethnicity, class, gender, and space: the Israeli case
  17. Ethnographic Media Practices
  18. Hunter-Gatherer Resilience
  19. Production of knowledge on climate/environmental change
  20. Researching environmental change from a more-than-anthropology perspective: The challenges and opportunities of interdisciplinary collaborations
  21. Studying who study the ‘other’: Ethnographic gaze & Ethnography from the margins
  22. Transforming intersections between art and environment in Oceania
  23. What Is the Future of Anthropological Collaboration with Russia?
  24. Infrastructure and the Built Environment in the Anthropocene
  25. Going Beyond Victimhood in studies of Child Migration (Young Scholar's Forum)
  26. Scale and/as the Everyday - Ethnographic perspectives on practices of scale-making (Young Scholar's Forum)
  27. Following the set pieces: Investigating feedback effects between powerful actors and their critics (Young Scholar's Forum)
  28. Imagining alternative data futures: resistance, subversion and adaption (Young Scholar's Forum)
  29. Waiting and State-making narratives (Young Scholar's Forum)

Submission guidelines

Please click on "Online Paper Submission" to submit a descriptive abstract (in English; max. 300 words) for one of the (numbered) sessions listed (in order to view the session abstract, click on the session title). For questions concerning the session content and internal organization, please contact the session organizer (see the email above the session description). 

Deadline for submisson is June 1st, 2022.


All paper abstracts will be evaluated by the respective session organizers until mid-June.

Their names are indicated on the call of papers page.


Be aware that all participants need to register regularly on the website, registration will start in June. For general questions concerning abstract submission and registration please write to congress@univie.ac.at.

Early bird until July 31, 2022

  • PhD+5years € 110,00
  • MA* to PhD € 60,00
  • Undergraduate & BA € 20,00

Regular from August 1, 2022

  • PhD+5years € 150,00
  • MA* to PhD € 90,00
  • Undergraduate & BA € 40,00



  • Neues Institutsgebäude (NIG) - Universitätsstraße 7
    Vienna, Austria (1010)


  • Wednesday, June 01, 2022


  • Celine Geisen
    courriel : vanda [dot] ksa [at] univie [dot] ac [dot] at

Information source

  • Celine Geisen
    courriel : vanda [dot] ksa [at] univie [dot] ac [dot] at


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« Vienna Anthropology Days (2022) », Call for papers, Calenda, Published on Tuesday, April 19, 2022, https://doi.org/10.58079/18pn

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