• Last Week, 18 Mar 2021

    Prof. Zachary M. Howlett has just published the book Meritocracy and Its Discontents: Anxiety and the National College Entrance Exam in ChinaCongratulations, Prof. Howlett!

  • Previous Month, 04 Feb 2021

    Prof. Lau Ting Hui will be speaking on the panel, Cultural Narratives Through Writing. The event will be held over Zoom on the 4th of February from 7-8.30pm. Please do register for the event here:


  • Previous Month, 19 Nov 2020

    Prof. Lau Ting Hui will be speaking on the panel, Therapeutic Politics of Care: New Ethnographies of Asia. The event will be live-streamed over Youtube on the 20th of November from 11 pm to 12 am SGT. Join the live stream at this link:

  • Previous Month, 11 Nov 2020

    Anthropology Fellow, Timothy Loh, will be hosting a workshop over zoom on his upcoming chapter on Sign Language in Singapore on the 17th of November 2020 from 8-9.30pm at the TCT Lecture Theatre.


  • Previous Month, 21 Oct 2020

    Prof. Gabriele Koch has just published the book Healing Labor: Japanese Sex Work in the Gendered EconomyCongratulations, Prof. Koch!

  • Previous Month, 15 Oct 2020

    Timothy Loh, a 2020/21 Young NUS Fellow with Yale-NUS Anthropology, has recently been awarded this year’s Graduate Student Paper Prize by the Middle East Studies Association for his paper Language in Medical Worlds: The Politics of Hearing Technology, Speaking, and Arabic for Deaf Children in Jordan. Read more about his work here: Congratulations, Timothy!

  • Previous Month, 15 Oct 2020

    The Anthropology department was honoured to host Dr Jeremy Lim on the 14th of October 2020 for a discussion based on the topic: “Do We Believe in Health Equity in Singapore?” A big thank you to Dr Lim and everyone who attended for the lively discussion!

  • Previous Month, 13 Oct 2020

    Prof. Zachary Howlett will be publishing the chapter “Tactics of Marriage Delay in China: Education, Rural-to-Urban Migration, and ‘Leftover Women.’” In Gender, Education, and Global Delays in Marriage, edited by Marcia C. Inhorn and Nancy Smith-Hefner. New York: Berghahn Books. in December 2020. Congratulations, Prof. Howlett!

  • Previous Month, 31 Dec 2019

    Prof. Cecilia Van Hollen is the co-editor (with Carlo Caduff) of a Special Issue on “Cancer and the Global South” for the journal Biosocieties (Volume 14, Issue 4, December 2019). She has also co-authored an article with the same title in this issue. Congrats to Prof. Van Hollen!

  • Previous Month, 14 Oct 2019

    The event hosted for Anthropology Majors and Minors designed to help students get a sense of internship or career path options for them was a success! It was hosted in collaboration with CIPE and the Anthropology Department, and featured alumni and speakers from Dyson UK and Ashoka.
    Many thanks to all who came and were involved!