how to buy antabuse The 6th Congress of the Portuguese Anthropological Association continues the debate about the worlds we inhabit, create and differentiate. Ethnographic-­‐based  art  practices  are  opening  up  alternative  possibilities  for  doing  fieldwork,  by  involving  different  senses  and  deploying  assorted  strategies  and  media.  Two  panels (TO69a/b) welcome  interdisciplinary  approaches  and  hybrid  interventions:  from  academic  papers  to  installations,  and  audio-­‐visual  and/or  social  interventions  in  the  public  space,  and  the  space  of  the  academy. 'People, planet, research' is presented by

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http://thesatphonestore.com/iridium-9575-extreme-freedom-kit-w-222-minutes-backpack/ Reflections, October 2015. By Catherine Willems. I am in Namibia. The thermometer indicates 32 degrees Celsius. This is my first time in Southern Africa. The purpose of my visit is to remake the indigenous hunting sandal with the Ju’/hoan San of Nyae Nyae in Namibia, near the border of Botswana. At the same time I will investigate the impact of the leather sandal on gait. The biomechanics of movement; example of the pressure plate set

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https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/vivobarefoot/the-original-san-dal Shoes should allow your feet to do their natural thing — the way they have done for tens of thousands of years. Own a pair of the original bushman San-dals, designed for persistence hunting and barely changed for thousands and thousands of

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Research In Flanders • Flanders Knowledge Area vzw • Thematic papers • Innovating the Arts Fundamental scientific research is not the only way to tackle today’s social challenges such as they are set out in the Horizon 2020 project, the European Commission’s ground-breaking research and innovation programme that started two years ago in 2014 and will go on until 2020. Research into the arts also offers a whole range of possible solutions. But it does

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    In: Volkskunde, driemaandelijks tijdschrift voor de studie van de volkscultuur, Special Issue on cultural heritage, 2015 (sept-dec). Abstract The Saami, living in the northern parts of Norway, Sweden, Finland, and northwestern Russia (also known as Sápmi) use the nuvttohat during winter time. The nuvttohat is a winter boot made from local available material (i.e. skin of the reindeer fur leg). The boots provide the ultimate protection from the environment while respecting the natural

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Op zondag 14 februari geeft Catherine Willems een lezing over haar onderzoeksproject 'Future Footwear' in het kader van de tentoonstelling FOOTPRINT. Catherine Willems gaat op zoek naar haalbare alternatieven voor schoeisel dat duurzaam is voor milieu én lichaam. In haar project ‘Future Footwear’ onderzoekt Catherine of inheems schoeisel vergelijkbare effecten heeft op het milieu en op onze voeten. Catherine heeft hiervoor uitgebreid veldonderzoek gedaan met ambachtslieden in India, Finland en Namibië. Op de geïllustreerde lezing

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'Future Footwear', a PhD in the Arts by Catherine Willems, was defended September 2015. The research was financially supported by the School of Arts, Gent,  KASK. I wish to thank my supervisors, Prof Dr Dirk De Clercq, Dr Dirk van Gogh, Prof Dr Gaëtane Stassijns and Dr Kristiaan D’Août, and my former supervisors Prof em. Dr Rik Pinxten and Prof Dr Wilfried Van Damme for their support, guidance, and mentoring over the years.   To

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  Expo: ‘The Re-birth of Footwear’ visualizes sandals, shoes, and boots inspired by four indigenous types of footwear using different levels of production. The exhibition is part of Future Footwear, an artistic and academic PhD research project that integrates three disciplines – design, anthropology, and biomechanics. 'Future Footwear' offers reflections on what it means to create footwear that is sustainable for the body and for the environment. It explores if indigenous footwear could serve as

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