Here, you will find information about conferences, lectures, workshops, awards, grants, bursaries, and positions offered both on- and off-campus. For information about events hosted by the Department of Sociology and Anthropology please visit our news and events page.

General Announcements

  • The Off The Beaten Track program for anthropology and ethnography will be taking place in Gozo (Malta), Europe this summer. Full details of the International Summer School including how to apply and entry requirements can be found here.

Calls for Papers/Conferences/Talks

  • The International Conference on Education and Migrations, organized by the Centre for Intercultural Studies (CEI), will be held on March 10, 2022, at the Porto Accounting and Business School (ISCAP) of the Polytechnic of Porto. Abstract submissions must be received by September 30, 2021. Please visit the E&M 2022 website for more details.
  • Contingent Horizons: The York University Student Journal of Anthropology is currently accepting submissions for its eighth volume, to be published Spring 2022. The deadline for submissions is October 29, 2021. Please click here for more information.
  • The International Conference at Le Mans University in association with the University of Latvia will be held May 19 and 20, 2022. It will focus on transcultural perspectives in language, literature, and culture in the 21st century. Abstracts will be accepted in both English and French and the deadline is November 15, 2021. Please click here for more information.


  • The Faculty of Public Affairs invites you to an Author Meets Reader Event for the book State Secrecy and Security: Refiguring the Covert Imaginary (Routledge) by Professor William Walters. This event will take place at 5 p.m. (EST) on Thursday, September 30, 2021. Please click here for more information and to register for this event.
  • The 3rd International Conference on Cultural Sustainable Tourism in collaboration with the University Institute of Maia, Portugal will be held virtually from October 13-15, 2021. Submissions are now being accepted and could be nominated for publication in the book series, “Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation.” For more information on the conference and to submit your paper, please visit the conference website.
  • A conversation about Researching Digital Media Literacy in Canada is taking place October 28 at 12:30 p.m. (EST). The event will feature a panel discussion by leading Canadian academics in the field of digital media literacy and will be hosted by Canadian journalist, television host, producer, actress and professor: Ramona Pringle. Details can be found in the registration link via zoom here.



Tenure-Track/Full Time Positions

  • The Department of Anthropology at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position in anthropological archaeology with a focus on Ontario Archaeology. The appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor, and will commence on July 1, 2022, or shortly thereafter. Applicants must have earned a PhD in Anthropological Archaeology or a related area by the date of appointment with a demonstrated exceptional record of research and teaching. All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by the closing date of Thursday, October 21, 2021 by 11:59pm. Please click here for more information.
  • The Department of Anthropology in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position in Biocultural Medical Anthropology. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, with an expected start date of July 1, 2022. Please click here for submission guidelines. If you have any questions about this position, please contact All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by October 25, 2021.

Non-Tenure Track/Other Positions

  • ALSO is interested in collaborating with a Master’s or PhD student who is studying in the field of disability issues, family communication or ASL language learning for families. They would like to gather information about ASL language learning and family communication/connection from the parents accessing their online language learning resource, ASL RAPP (American Sign Language Reading and Parents Program). If this interests you and you would like more information please contact Kim Oastler, ALSO Executive Director at 613 233 8660 or
  • Timmins Martelle Heritage Consultants Inc. is now accepting applications for the follow positions: Archaeological Field Technician, Mapping Technician, Field Director, Report Writer/Researcher, Project Management, and Intermediate Cultural Heritage Specialist. Please click here for more information.
  • Habib University in Pakistan regularly welcomes faculty applications. Please click here for the job listings.