WWNA 2021: Call for Submissions

Social mobilization needs your wit and energy!

Dear WWNA participant,

we welcome your contribution to Why the World Needs Anthropologists: Mobilizing the Planet.

Use the Form below to offer your skills and wisdom to the international audience.

At this year’s edition, we aim to bring movements together to confront some of the most pressing and challenging global issues of our time. We want to discuss and act on current social movements: how they emerge, disseminate and create space for different ways of socio-cultural transformation across the globe.

Submit your CV and your proposal to the respective section of:




DEADLINE – EXTENDED: August 16, 2021

FUTURE MOVEMENTS – concept note

An opportunity for activists, practitioners, or scholars to present their up to 15 minutes long case studies in a friendly and informal atmosphere.

PERSPECTIVES – concept note

Pecha Kucha-style presentations up to 7 – 10 mins, followed by Q&A. Ideal for those creatively inclined, wanting to express their work in the powerful and visually-compelling form.

WORKSHOPS – concept note

Action and inspiration-focused workshops (2-3 hours) led by social movements scholars, anthropologists working on and with social movements, activists, and radical social change practitioners.

We are excited to hear about your ideas!

Mina Baginova
WWNA 2021 Programme coordinator


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