Anthropology, Weather and Climate Change conference report
Sandip Hazareesingh reports on this recent inter-disciplinary conference.
Organised by the Royal Anthropological Institute in collaboration with the British Museum’s Department of Oceania, Africa and Asia, this three-day interdisciplinary conference was on a truly grand scale: 52 panels offering multiple sessions, each comprising a host of papers, with additionally, film screenings featuring indigenous peoples’ and local communities’ strategies and methods to tackle climate change and hold on to their lands.
Sandip Hazareesingh reviews this remarkable exhibition at the British Museum.
Kat Harrington reports on the digitisation of the extensive collections of the Royal Botanic Gardens’ Directors Correspondence.
Text mining for Commodities research. Beatrice Alex and Jim Clifford report on this path-breaking digitisation initiative.