Fijn, Dr Natasha

Fijn, Dr Natasha
Fijn, Dr Natasha

Researcher and Filmmaker

Australian National University

Dr Natasha Fijn’s research engages with aspects of visual anthropology, animal domestication and animal studies. Her ongoing interest is in cross-cultural perceptions and attitudes towards other animals; as well as the use of the visual, particularly observational filmmaking, as an integral part of her research. She has recently completed a documentary film on multispecies Mongolian medicine ‘Two Seasons: medicinal health in Mongolia’. Her book Living with Herds: human-animal coexistence in Mongolia was published by Cambridge University Press in 2011.

 

For information on Natasha Fijn’s book ‘Living with Herds: human-animal coexistence in Mongolia’ and related video segments see: http://www.cambridge.org/gb/knowledge/isbn/item5731727/?site_locale=en_GB . For a site dedicated to Natasha Fijn’s observational film ‘Khangai Herds’ (2008) see http://khangaiherds.wordpress.com/. The entire film can be viewed in nine separate segments. There is also additional footage and photographs from Natasha’s research in Mongolia.
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