Ecuador

Joshua Homan

PhD Candidate in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Kansas

He is a sociocultural anthropologist focused on the ethnology of western Amazonia and the Andes-Amazon interface. Drawing from extensive ethnographic fieldwork in the Peruvian Amazon, his work explores the intersections of technology, kinship, shamanism, and ethnogenesis.

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Representative publications:

Homan, J. (2016). Disentangling the Ayahuasca Boom: Local Impacts in Western Peruvian Amazonia. In B. C. Labate, C. Cavnar, & A. Gearin (Eds.), The World Ayahauasca Diaspora: Reinventions and Controversies (pp. 165-182). London: Routledge.

Homan, J. (2014). La Cordillera Escalera y el pueblo Shawi: Etnohistoria/The Cordillera Escalera and the pueblo Shawi: Ethnohistory.  In N. Pitman, C. Vriesendorp, D. Alvira, J. A. Markel, M. Johnston, E. Ruelas Inzunza, A. Lancha Pizango, G. Sarmiento Valenzuela, P. Álvarez-Loayza, J. Homan, T. Wachter, Á. del Campo, D. F. Stotz, & S. Heilpern (Eds.), Perú: Cordillera Escalera-Loreto. Rapid Biological and Social Inventories Report 26 (pp. 167–175 & 356–363). Chicago, IL: The Field Museum.

Pitman, N., C. Vriesendorp, D. Alvira, J. A. Markel, M. Johnston, E. Ruelas Inzunza, A. Lancha Pizango, G. Sarmiento Valenzuela, P. Álvarez-Loayza, J. Homan, T. Wachter, Á. del Campo, D. F. Stotz, & S. Heilpern (Eds.). (2014). Perú: Cordillera Escalera-Loreto. Rapid Biological and Social Inventories Report 26. Chicago, IL: The Field Museum.

Alvira, D., J. Homan, D. Huayunga, J. J. Inga, A. Lancha Pizango, A. Napo, M. Pariona, P. Ruiz Ojanama, & B. Tapayuri. (2014). Comunidades humanas visitadas: Patrimonio social y cultural/Communities visited: Social and cultural assets. In N. Pitman, C. Vriesendorp, D. Alvira, J. A. Markel, M. Johnston, E. Ruelas Inzunza, A. Lancha Pizango, G. Sarmiento Valenzuela, P. Álvarez-Loayza, J. Homan, T. Wachter, Á. del Campo, D. F. Stotz, & S. Heilpern (Eds.), Perú: Cordillera Escalera-Loreto. Rapid Biological and Social Inventories Report 26 (pp. 175–187, 363–374, & 518–521). Chicago, IL: The Field Museum, Chicago.

Alvira, D., J. Homan, D. Huayunga, J. J. Inga, A. Lancha Pizango, A. Napo, M. Pariona, P. Ruiz Ojanama, & B. Tapayuri. (2014). Patrimonio biocultural del pueblo Shawi: Uso de los recursos naturales, conocimiento ecológico tradicional y calidad de vida/The biocultural heritage of the Shawi people: Use of natural resources, traditional ecological knowledge, and quality of life. In N. Pitman, C. Vriesendorp, D. Alvira, J. A. Markel, M. Johnston, E. Ruelas Inzunza, A. Lancha Pizango, G. Sarmiento Valenzuela, P. Álvarez-Loayza, J. Homan, T. Wachter, Á. del Campo, D. F. Stotz, & S. Heilpern (Eds.), Perú: Cordillera Escalera-Loreto . Rapid Biological and Social Inventories Report 26 (pp. 187–203, 374–389, & 522–527). Chicago, IL: The Field Museum.


EUROPE

Ljiljana Pantovic

Received her Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Pittsburgh. She is a medical and socio-cultural anthropologist who specializes in Eastern Europe. Her research centers on the political economy of postsocialist health care systems, with an emphasis on the intersections of privatization and microlevel social negotiations between patients, health care providers, and the state.

Her most recent research project focused on understanding the impact and effect of market-based private healthcare on the existing public, universal women’s and maternal healthcare in post-socialist Serbia.

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Pantović Ljiljana 2018. Not so Informal Relations: Selective Unbundling of Maternal Care and Reconfigurations of Patient-Provider Relations in Serbia. Südosteuropa Journal of Politics and Society, Regensburg 

Pantovic Ljiljana 2016. Buying a connection. Private practice in public health care – the case of a Serbian maternity hospital. Anthropology of Eastern European Review, University of Indiana

Pantovic Ljiljana 2014. For the Better life of every Man and Giraffe. Studies in Biopolitics. ed. Sandor Judit, CELAB Budapest

Pantovic Ljiljana. 2013. Medicalization of masturbation travels East. PULSE. ed Karioris Frank, CEU Budapest


Japan

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Yuri Sato

Program-Specific Researcher in the Department of Philosophy at Kyoto University.

He received a PhD in philosophy at Keio University and a postdoc training in cognitive science at The University of Tokyo. His previous job was a research fellow at the University of Brighton (in a Leverhulme Trust project on diagrammatic reasoning). He is studying human thinking and reasoning, by applying theoretical ideas as in logic and philosophy to psychological experiments. He received the Best Paper Award at IEEE-VL/HCC 2015.

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Representative Publications:

Sato, Y., Stapleton, G., Jamnik, M., & Shams, Z. (in press). Human inference beyond syllogisms: an approach using external graphical representations. Cognitive Processing. 13 pages.

Sato, Y., Sugimoto, Y., & Ueda, K. (2018). Real objects can impede conditional reasoning but augmented objects do not. Cognitive Science, 42, 691-707.

Sato, Y., Wajima, Y., & Ueda, K. (2018). Strategy analysis of non-consequence inference with Euler diagrams. Journal of Logic, Language and Information, 27, 61-77.

Sato, Y., Masuda, S., Someya, Y., Tsujii, T., & Watanabe, S. (2015). An fMRI analysis of the efficacy of Euler diagrams in logical reasoning. In: Proceedings of 2015 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (pp. 143-151). Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Computer Society Press.

Sato, Y., & Mineshima, K. (2015). How diagrams can support syllogistic reasoning: an experimental study. Journal of Logic, Language and Information, 24, 409-455.


Morocco

Badr Guennoun

Postdoctoral fellow at the Geography of Philosophy Project.

He received his PhD in the Anthropology of Gender and Subcultural Studies from Fez University. His fields of interest and publications revolve around: Social Anthropology, Gender Studies, Minority Questions, Postmodernism, Body Politics and Youth Subcultural Studies.

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Guennoun, Badr. “Discotheque Subculture, Gender Dynamics and the Reinvention of Patriarchy in Morocco”. Sociology and Critical Perspectives II. Ed. Burcin, Ercan. Istanbul: DAKAM (Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center). July, 2015. ISBN: 978-605-9207-05-8

Alqahtani, M. & GUENNOUN, B. “English in Medicine as a New Dimension of EFL Teaching: Salman Bin Abdulaziz as a Case Study”. IASET: Journal of Linguistics and Literature (IASET: JLL) ISSN (P): 2319-3956; ISSN (E): 2319-3964 Vol. 2, Issue 1, Jan - Jun 2017; 21 – 28

 Guennoun, Badr. ‘’The Doing of Gender within the Moroccan Gothic Subculture”. Dialogic Configurations in Post-Colonial MoroccoRhetorical Conjectures in Arts, Culture, and Politics. Ed. N, Mokhtari. Rabat: El Maarif EL Jadida. June, 2019. ISBN: 978-9920-9638-2-4

 Sossi Alaoui, FZ & Guennoun, B. ‘’ Développement Territorial et Innovation à l’Ere de l’Economie de la Connaissance : Cas des Agglomérations Economiques au Maghreb‘’ Revue Collectif : Recherche Scientifique & Etude Doctorales. Ed. Bourekkadi, S. Khoulji, S. Baouina, A. Tritah, S. Larache : ARSED & Faculté Polydisciplinaire à Larache. Juillet, 2019. ISBN : 978-9920-37-720-1

Guennoun, Badr. “Gender Bender on the Air: Moroccan Social Media and the R/Evolution of Sexual Minorities”.Dynamics of Inclusion and Exclusion in the MENA Region: Minorities, Subalternity, and Resistance. Ed. H, Tayebi and J. Lobah. Munich: Hanns Seidel Stiftung. August, 2019. ISBN: 978-9920-37-719-5


Peru

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Emanuele Fabiano

PhD in Anthropology at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales de Paris - EHESS.

His recent investigations focus on the study of contemporary indigenous Amazonian communities and their relationship with the state and local and international markets, as well as analysing the practice of communal resistance. He has investigated the anthropological, social and political effects of extractive processes (timber and petroleum) and their effects at the ritual and cosmographical level.

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Representative Publications:

Fabiano, Emanuele (2017). Dos corazones: etnofisiología y procesos de pensamiento / memoria entre los Urarina de la Amazonía peruana, In: A. Cancellier, A. Cassani, E. Dal Maso (eds.), "El corazón es centro. Narraciones, representaciones y metáforas del corazón en el mundo hispánico", Linceo-o. Saperi Nomadi 3, Padova: cluep.  

Fabiano, Emanuele (2018). Bilingualism, enterprise individualism and the "good Christian": missionary legacy among the Urarina of the Chambira basin (Peruvian Amazon). Bulletin de l'Institut français d'études andines, 47: 3. 

Fabiano, Emanuele (2014). Canti di cura: corporizzazione e contaminazione tra gli Urarina (Perù), Quaderni di Thule. Rivista Italiana di Studi Americanistici, Atti del XXXV Convegno Internazionale di Americanistica, Lecce: Ed. Argo.

Fabiano, Emanuele (2014). Función terapéutica de los cantos Urarina. In "Descubriendo nuestras identidades. I Congreso Latinoamericano de Etnopsicología". Fondo editorial de la Universidad UDAFF, Ayacucho (Peru), pp. 137-150.

Cometti, G.; Fabiano E. (2018). Documentary: https://www.rsi.ch/play/tv/sottosopra-7-0/video/il-signore-di-quylluriti?id=10774097


Korea

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Minha Lee

PhD Candidate in the Department of Psychology at Seoul National University

As a social psychologist, she has studied culture, happiness, and decision making. In recent years, she developed a new research interest in morality. Her recent investigation on the topic explores how similar children’s moral foundations are to parents’ moral foundations.

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Representative publications: 

Lee, M., Wilson, T. D., Eggleston, C. M., Gilbert, D. T., & Ku, X. (2015). ‘Just because you like it doesn't mean I will too: ’Cross‐cultural similarities in ignoring others' opinions. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 18(3), 192-198.

Choi, J., Lee, M., Kwon, Y., Choi, E., & Choi, I. (2016). Are optimistic people happy or are happy people optimistic?: Longitudinal analysis for the examination of causal relationship between optimism and happiness, Korean Journal of Social and Personality Psychology, 30(3), 95-114.

Komiya, A., Oishi, S., & Lee, M. (2016). The rural-urban difference in interpersonal regret. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 42(4), 513-525.

Open Science Collaboration. (2015). Estimating the reproducibility of psychological science. Science, 349(6251).

Oishi, S., Talhelm, T., & Lee, M. (2015). Personality and geography: Introverts prefer mountains. Journal of Research in Personality, 58, 55-68.


United States of America

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Jordan Kiper

Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of Anthropology at UCLA.

His work centers on the anthropology of religion, violence, and human rights. In studying these topics, he has conducted extensive fieldwork with ex-fighters and survivors of armed conflicts in the Balkans.

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Representative Publications:

Kiper, J., & Sosis, R. (In press). The logic and location of strong reciprocity: Anthropological and philosophical considerations. In M. Li & D. Tracer (Ed.), Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Fairness, Equity and Justice. New York: Springs.

Kiper, J., & Sosis, R. (2016). Shaking the Tyrant’s Bloody Robe: Evolutionary Perspectives on Intergroup Conflict, Religion, and Ethnic Violence. Politics and Life Sciences, 35(1), 27-40.

Kiper, J. (2015). War Propaganda, War Crimes, and Post-Conflict Justice in Serbia: An Ethnographic Account. The International Journal of Human Rights, 19(5), 572-591.

Sosis, R., & Kiper, J. (2014). Religion is more than Belief: What Evolutionary Theories of Religion tell us about Religious Commitments. In M. Bergmann & P. Kain (eds.), Challenges to Religion and Morality: Disagreements and Evolution (pp. 256-276). New York: Oxford University Press.

Sosis, R., & Kiper, J. (2014). Why Religion is better Conceived as a Complex System than a Normative Institution. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 37, 275-276.