UFA 2019, Vol. II, #3-4

Applied anthropology

The blooming diversity of applied anthropologies
A guest editorial
Mikhail D. Alekseevsky
P. 9–13 |  pdf | to cite

Problems of method: the classics

Engaged anthropology: Diversity and dilemmas
Tr. and comm. by Aleksandr Erokhin
Setha M. Low, Sally Engle Merry
P. 16–48 | abstract | to cite
People are not users
Tr. and comm. by Elizaveta Golovina
Tamara Hale
P. 49–71 | abstract | to cite

Transforming the city: current research

Local text, folklore and public art in an oil single-industry city: Almetyevsk
Nikita V. Petrov
P. 74–105 |  pdf | abstract | keywords | to cite
Culture in the networks of mobility: strategies of choosing recreation practices among young Petersburgers
Daria A. Radchenko, Mikhail D. Alekseevsky
P. 106–131 |  pdf | abstract | keywords | to cite

An anthropologist’s reflection

The problem of responsibility: Ethical complications in applied research in urban anthropology
Margarita A. Chubukova
P. 134–153 |  pdf | abstract | keywords | to cite
Social anthropologist employed by industrial corporations
Oleg A. Bazaleev
P. 154–177 |  pdf | abstract | keywords | to cite

Applied research: cases

Brands, symbols and design code of Nizhny Novgorod
Nikita V. Petrov, Mikhail O. Garder
P. 180–190 |  pdf | abstract | keywords | to cite
Kineshma – the forgotten Volga capital of the Ivanovo region: A comeback of local identity
Anastasia A. Eremina
P. 191–198 |  pdf | abstract | keywords | to cite
“Tashkent loves you!”: Public spaces, urban development problems
Artyom A. Kosmarski, Elena A. Chernets
P. 199–207 |  pdf | abstract | keywords | to cite
A highway anthropologist: A study of Profsoyuznaya Street in Moscow
Marina I. Baiduzh, Dmitry Yu. Doronin
P. 208–219 |  pdf | abstract | keywords | to cite
Creating safe urban environment for homeless youth from dysfunctional families
Ksenia L. Krasnova
P. 220–228 |  pdf | abstract | keywords | to cite
An anthropological study of utilities consumption for “My Home Online”
Oksana V. Ovsiyuk, Olena V. Soboleva, Tina V. Polek
P. 229–235 |  pdf | abstract | keywords | to cite
The Basmanny district in perception and everyday practices of the residents: A study commissioned by a museum
Pavel Kupriyanov
P. 236–243 |  pdf | abstract | keywords | to cite
«How to create a zoo»: Applied anthropology as a tool for creating an exhibition space
Dmitry V. Gromov, Nataliya M. Klim
P. 244–256 |  pdf | abstract | keywords | to cite
Participant observation at the bar counter: Values and practices of craft beer consumption
Konstantin I. Filonenko
P. 257–267 |  pdf | abstract | keywords | to cite

Digital anthropology

After the ball: How to evaluate effects of urban improvement with anthropology
Daria A. Radchenko
P. 270–291 |  pdf | abstract | keywords | to cite

Monitoring of contemporary folklore

Defenders of the “Khrushchev houses”, their speech and posters: discourse and ethnography of the protest against the housing renovation program in Moscow.
Alexandra S. Arkhipova, Maria V. Gavrilova, Irina V. Kozlova
P. 294–331 |  pdf | abstract | keywords | to cite

Field materials

GES-2: Local memory and professional identity
Materials of an applied anthropological study
Mikhail D. Alekseevsky, Dmitry V. Gromov, Nataliya M. Klim
P. 334–361 |  pdf | abstract | keywords | to cite


“It’s very important that people would know that we exist”: Founders of the Centre of Applied Anthropology (Kyiv) on grants, working with businesses and problems of institutionalization
Interviewed by Mikhail Alekseevsky
P. 364–378 |  pdf | to cite
“Less conformism, more integrity in the realm of methodology”: Mikhail Lurie on applied urban studies
Interviewed by Daria Bokadorova
P. 379–387 |  pdf | to cite
“I’m lucky to be extraverted”: Denis Sivkov on the discreteness of the field, the space and the love of research
Interviewed by Daria Bokadorova
P. 388–396 |  pdf | to cite
«Therapeutic field»: Ekaterina Chigaleichik and Alexei Kudrin on low tech, climate change and ethno-ecological research
Interviewed by Daria Bokadorova
P. 397–405 |  pdf | to cite
“There is often a tendency to portray applied work as less scholarly”: Robyn Eversole on unfair criticism, working in rural Australia and the value of local community knowledge
Interviewed by Daria Bokadorova
P. 406–408 |  pdf | to cite
“The anthropologist in the corporate jungle meme is somewhat annoying”: Ken Erickson on career paths, media stereotypes, and ways to present research results
Interviewed by Daria Bokadorova
P. 409–413 |  pdf | to cite

Chronicles of academic life

“Professional ethics in applied anthropology: Theory and practice”
Discussion during the Fieldwork workshop of the Department of Anthropology, European University at St. Petersburg
P. 416–430 |  pdf | abstract | keywords | to cite
Who to be? Practical anthropology as a journey, not as a destination point
A review of: Nolan, R. (2017). Using anthropology in the world: A guide to becoming an anthropologist practitioner. New York: Routledge.
Anna B. Paukova
P. 431–437 |  pdf | to cite
Of anthropologists and people
A review of: Bringa, T., Bendixsen, S. (Eds.). (2016). Engaged anthropology: Views from Scandinavia. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
Adrian Vlakhov
P. 438–449 |  pdf | to cite
A totem for the CEO
A review of: Braun, D., Kramer, J. (2018). Corporate tribe: Organization lessons from anthropology. Moscow: Alpina Publisher. (In Russian).
Anna M. Karvaleiru
P. 450–456 |  pdf | to cite
At home among strangers, or ethnography in the world of architects and designers
A review of: Cranz, G. (2016). Ethnography for designers. London: Routledge.
Olena Cheban
P. 457–462 |  pdf | to cite