The Sophie Coe Prize in Food History 2023

foodanthro , December 7th, 2022


See below for a call for applications for the Sophie Coe Prize. While technically a history prize, anthropologists have won over the years. Indeed, as noted below, Dr….


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Kartoffeln

urmila , December 7th, 2022


Heute mittag hallte ein entsetzes vierstimmiges “No” durch den Besprechungsraum. Eine indische Kollegin hatte irgendwas zu Brot gefragt, was zu diesem entsetzen, überzeugten, gemeinsamen Ausruf v…


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Anstelle des Migrationshintergrundes Eingewanderte erfassen und für das rassistische Diskriminierungsrisiko Selbstbezeichnungen und selbstwahrgenommene Fremdzuschreibung

Rat für Migration e.V. , December 7th, 2022


Replik von Dr. Anne-Kathrin Will (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)   Zum Abschluss der RfM-Debatte 2022 möchte ich auf die Kommentare zu meinem Initialbeitrag „Anstelle des Migrationshintergrundes: Ein…


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Virginia R. Dominguez and Brigittine M. French, “Anthropological Lives: An Introduction to the Profession of Anthropology” (Rutgers UP, 2020)

New Books Network , December 7th, 2022


Anthropological Lives: An Introduction to the Profession of Anthropology (Rutgers UP, 2020) introduces readers to what it is like to be a professional anthropologist. It focuses on the work…


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Margret Grebowicz, “Rescue Me: On Dogs and Their Humans” (U Minnesota Press, 2022)

New Books Network , December 7th, 2022


Margret Grebowicz’s Rescue Me: On Dogs and Their Humans (U Minnesota Press, 2022) is a little book about the oldest relationship we humans have cultivated with another large animal—in something…


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Ted Conover, “Cheap Land Colorado: Off-Gridders at America’s Edge” (Knopf, 2022)

New Books Network , December 7th, 2022


Today I talked to Ted Conover, author of Cheap Land Colorado: Off-Gridders at America’s Edge (Knopf, 2022) In May 2017, Conover went to Colorado to explore firsthand a rural way of…


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Sicherheit für alle, Sicherheit für einige: Wie US-Hochschulen mit #Safe Spaces Ungleichheiten zementieren

Janna Mareike Hilger , December 7th, 2022


Safe Spaces, also Räume, die Marginalisierten Sicherheit verschaffen sollen, werden heiß diskutiert. Und tatsächlich sollte dieses Konzept beunruhigen, aber aus anderen Gründen als vielfach angenommen…


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Oct 22 1965 Sydney arrests

john hutnyk , December 7th, 2022


The report on this 1965 anti-war protest is marginally better than most current press release churnalism, of course it favours the Police and the future PM McMahon (who…


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Ubyssey election profile transcript.

Charles Menzies , December 6th, 2022


Last Friday I was interviewed by The Ubyssey for a profile piece on faculty candidates for the current board of governors’ election. This is a slightly cleaned up…


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Punjabi Girl

urmila , December 6th, 2022


Ich habe zwei meiner Salwar-Kamiz (Hose-Hemd) mit nach Indien genommen. Bisher hatte ich sie noch nie an. Vor allem weil mir Taschen fehlen. Eines hat gar keine, das…


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Barbara Harris Combs, “Bodies Out of Place: Theorizing Anti-Blackness in U.S. Society” (U Georgia Press, 2022)

New Books Network , December 6th, 2022


Bodies Out of Place: Theorizing Anti-Blackness in U.S. Society (U Georgia Press, 2022) asserts that anti-Black racism is not better than it used to be; it is just performed…


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جهان‌هایِ موازیِ ما کرم‌چاله هم دارد؟

سمانه علامه , December 6th, 2022


آخرین فرضیه استیون هاوکینگ، کیهان‌شناس فقید معاصر، در مورد جهان‌های موازی چند ماه پس از این‌که او زندگی شیرینش را وداع کند در قالب مقاله مشترکی با هرتوگ،…


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هیات به مثابه نهاد مدنی

جبار رحمانی , December 6th, 2022


هیات های عزاداری یکی از مهمترین اشکال  جماعت های آیینی در ساحت شیعی جامعه ایران هستند. هیات های عزاداری که در امتداد سنت ها و جماعت های آیینی…


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درگذشت محمود زند مقدم

روابط عمومی , December 6th, 2022


دکتر محمود زند مقدم، پژوهشگر، مردم‌نگار و نویسندۀ نامدار «حکایت بلوچ» در سن ۸۴ سالگی در تهران درگذشت. محمود زند مقدم از سال ۱۳۴۳ تک‌نگاری و پژوهش دربارۀ…


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¿Un proceso soberanista barcelonés?

Manuel Delgado , December 6th, 2022


Consideraciones para los/as colegas del Observatori d’Antropologia del Conflicta Urbà, OACU, enviado el 8 de junio de 2015 ¿UN PROCESO SOBERANISTA BARCELONÉS? Un nuevo posible episodio de la…


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The Dangers of Ancient Apocalypse’s Pseudoscience

Marlaina Martin , December 6th, 2022


Reviewing Netflix’s Ancient Apocalypse, an anthropologist explains how its host Graham Hancock devalues both archaeology and Indigenous heritage. This article was originally published at The Conversa…


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Uncovering Ethnography in Creative Practice Research with Machines

Oliver Bown , December 6th, 2022


A live performance of Oliver Bown’s Zamyatin system with clarinetist François Houle This blog post comes out of a discussion with Ritwik Banerji about the ‘hidden’ role of…


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Gun Safety is a Philosophical Issue

Alma Gottlieb , December 6th, 2022


YES to far more sensible gun-purchase background checks and restrictions. YES to more comprehensive mental health treatment options. Credit: pikisuperstar via www.freepik.c…


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“NARMADA MAN” TURNS 40

Subhash Walimbe , December 6th, 2022


Celebrating RUBY JUBILEE YEAR of a historic find Contributed By Subhash R. Walimbe Former Faculty, Deccan College PGRI, Pune subhashwalimbe@gmail.com December 5th, 1982 is indeed an unforgettable day…


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Another New Resident Scholar Book: Undocumented Saints

Michael F. Brown , December 5th, 2022


Did you know that La Santa Muerte (“Saint Death”) is worshipped by some residents of the U.S.-Mexico borderlands?  Likewise Santa Olguita, a feminist saint associated with border women&#82…


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Umgang mit dem Hindu-Nationalismus

urmila , December 5th, 2022


Seit dem ich in den 1990er bei Hermann Kulke in Kiel Vorlesungen zu indischer Geschichte gehört habe, beschäftige ich mit dem Hindu-Nationalismus (zum Wikipedia-Artikel und hier das Buch…


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Umgang mit dem Hindu-Nationalismus

urmila , December 5th, 2022


Seit dem ich in den 1990er bei Hermann Kulke in Kiel Vorlesungen zu indischer Geschichte gehört habe, beschäftige ich mit dem Hindu-Nationalismus (zum Wikipedia-Artikel und hier das Buch…


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Niku T’arhechu T’arhesi takes the page 99 test

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“Yes,” I said. My answer left you like a glutton without food—unsatisfied.  Before you could request thick ethnographic details, I handed you page 99 of Endangered Words and…


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Cristina Civantos, “Jamón and Halal: Lessons in Tolerance from Rural Andalucía” (Amherst College Press, 2022)

New Books Network , December 5th, 2022


In this episode, I interview Dr. Christina Civantos (University of Miami, FL, USA) about her open access book Jamón and Halal: Lessons in Tolerance from Rural Andalucía (Amherst College…


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