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Anthropology Communicates: with Government Policymakers
Thursday 13 May 2021, 01:00pm - 02:30pm
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Anthropology Communicates

A VIRTUAL WEBINAR SERIES ORGANISED BY THE RAI'S ANTHROPOLOGY OF POLICY AND PRACTICE COMMITTEE

Thursday 13 May 2021, 1.00-2.30pm (BST)

 
Anthropology Communicates: with Government Policymakers


  Picture: Howard Lake/(CC BY-SA 2.0)


With confirmed speakers:

Brendan Donegan  (Dept for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, International Climate Finance)
Carrie Heitmeyer (Government Office for Science, SAGE Covid Behaviour Team)
Alex Tasker (Cabinet Office/FCDO, International Comparators Joint Unit, ICJU; and UCL Anthropology Dept)

Chair: Cornelia Sorabji (Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (Strategy Directorate/Research Analysts))

How can anthropologists make themselves heard? Do insights from ethnography speak as loud as statistics? What is a government consultation? How important are footnotes and references? How similar or different are the various government departments? How are they changing their relationships with anthropological research and researchers? Anthropologists working in government talk about different ways of communicating with policymakers and what to expect.

This event will be held on Zoom. To register please go here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_OInMImDiT7-OEZbYawNvvg