In the context of recent drastic changes and the emergence of novel ways to create and to continue solidarity networks, one might ask whether there is any hope for long lasting societal transformations? Ola Gracjasz reflects on the possibilities for continuing solidarity networks in Gdańsk, Poland.
In February, both proponents and opponents of the postponement of one of Taiwan’s largest religious parades framed their arguments in spiritual terms. Fang-I Chu describes her amazement at the creativity of Han-Chinese Folk religion in Taiwan.
The images in this exhibition give an impression of the work of several researchers, ranging from a study of post-tsunami lives in Aceh to food production and distribution in Poland and the perspectives and experiences of migrant parents and welfare professionals in European cities.
Three of last year’s Leiden City Photographers reflect on practicing anthropology in their backyard and on collaborating with the local newspaper as a medium for visual ethnographies. This is the fourth contribution to our impact blog series.