The University of Sydney Department of Anthropology will host a symposium on 13-14 June 2013 which will examine and debate the latent assumptions about humans and the human animal that underlie our research and thinking as anthropologists. We welcome submissions from everyone in anthropology and related fields. Check out our CFP here. The symposium distinguished lectures will be given by Marianne Lien, Professor of social anthropology at the University of Oslo and Nikolas Kompridis, Professorial Fellow in the School of Humanities & Communication Arts at the University of Western Sydney. You can register for the conference online here. The deadline for abstracts is March 15. Send your proposals to Ryan Schram (ryan.schram [at] sydney.edu.au) along with any questions or feedback.