Celebrating 100 Years of Santa Fe’s Indian Market

Lindsay Archuleta , August 18th, 2022


The School for American Research (SAR) started the Santa Fe Indian Market one hundred years ago this September. SAR’s first director,…


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Maurice Leenhardt, el Do Kamo i la sinceritat

Manuel Delgado , August 18th, 2022


La fotografia és dels fundadors de la missió protestant Do Neva, impulsada per Maurice Leenhardt a Nova Caledònia el 1903. Apunts de resum de la classe d’Antropologia Religiosa…


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Ergänzung, Spezifikation oder Ersatz des ‚Migrationshintergrundes‘ und damit verbundene Folgen

Rat für Migration e.V. , August 18th, 2022


Kommentar von Dr. Thomas Kemper, Universität Osnabrück – Einreichung am 09. August 2022   Einleitung[1] Der Initialbeitrag von Anne-Kathrin Will liefert wichtige Impulse und stößt eine grun…


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5 Mythen aus der Jobsuche von Geisteswissenschaftler*innen

Mareike , August 18th, 2022


5 Mythen aus der Jobsuche von Geisteswissenschaftler*innen 1. Mythos: Auf uns warten nur prekäre Beschäftigungen! Ja, insbesondere die Übergangsphase zwischen Studium und beruflicher Etabli…


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Book Review: Driving With Strangers: What Hitchhiking Tells Us about Humanity by Jonathan Purkis

Rose Deller , August 18th, 2022


In Driving With Strangers: What Hitchhiking Tells Us about Humanity, Jonathan Purkis argues that the nature of hitchhiking and its place in the world has important things to tell…


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Carmen Martínez Novo, “Undoing Multiculturalism: Resource Extraction and Indigenous Rights in Ecuador” (U Pittsburgh Press, 2021)

New Books Network , August 18th, 2022


President Rafael Correa (2007-2017) led the Ecuadoran Citizens’ Revolution that claimed to challenge the tenets of neoliberalism and the legacies of colonialism. The Correa administration promised to advance…


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Caleb Simmons, “Singing the Goddess Into Place: Locality, Myth, and Social Change in Chamundi of the Hill, a Kannada Folk Ballad” (SUNY Press, 2022)

New Books Network , August 18th, 2022


Singing the Goddess Into Place: Locality, Myth, and Social Change in Chamundi of the Hill, a Kannada Folk Ballad (SUNY Press, 2022) demonstrates how folk narratives reflect local context…


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Why Do (Some) Humans Love Chili Peppers?

Emily Sekine , August 18th, 2022


An anthropologist traces the origins and world travels of one of his favorite kinds of plants. ✽ As someone who grew up in the Philippines, I have always…


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Subhas gutted in HCMC (fire at 76 Hai Ba Trung, 1.7.2022)

john hutnyk , August 17th, 2022


July 1st, Ho Chi Minh City – 76 Hai Ba Trung – After a fire that started in an picture framing shop*, a large part of the house…


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‘Lévi-Strauss: A Biography’ by Emmanuelle Loyer

Allegra Giovine , August 17th, 2022


Emmanuelle Loyer. Lévi-Strauss: A Biography. Translated by Ninon Vinsonneau and Jonathan Magidoff. New York: Polity Press, 2018. xi+744 pp., illus., notes, list of works, archives, index. There…


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Fiona Moore, “Global Taiwanese: Asian Skilled Labour Migrants in a Changing World” (U Toronto Press, 2021)

New Books Network , August 17th, 2022


In Global Taiwanese: Asian Skilled Labour Migrants in a Changing World (U Toronto Press, 2021), Fiona Moore explores the different ways in which Taiwanese expatriates in London and Toronto, along…


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How Deaf and Hearing Friends Co-Navigate the World

Emily Sekine , August 17th, 2022


For deaf people in the U.S., accessibility has become synonymous with provisioning professional sign language interpreters. But in everyday life, deaf people’s experiences of “access” often include mo…


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Selected Ho Chi Minh, in translation.

john hutnyk , August 17th, 2022


Have this in my hand, having helped translate a part of it, cannot recommend it more highly. The full Đường Cách Mệnh trans will follow next year, also…


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Lisa Uperesa, “Gridiron Capital: How American Football Became a Samoan Game” (Duke UP, 2022)

New Books Network , August 16th, 2022


Since the 1970s, a “Polynesian Pipeline” has brought football players from American Sāmoa to Hawaii and the mainland United States to play at the collegiate and professional levels….


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The Problems of Evolution as a “March of Progress”

Keridwen Cornelius , August 16th, 2022


The idea that evolution is a hierarchy of complexity with humans on top lurks in everything from biology classes to politics. It’s time to unlearn this false and…


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Life Last Week

Rex , August 16th, 2022


JFK’s coconut shell encased in plastic, via Wikimedia Commons After a bumpy election, James Marape returns for a second round as prime minister of PNG. I’m optimistic about…


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Tomas Matza on his book, Shock Therapy

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Interview by Natalja Czarnecki https://www.dukeupress.edu/shock-therapy Tomas Matza on his book, Natalja Czarnecki: In your ethnography of the popular “psychotherapeutic turn” in po…


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Book Review: The Digital Border: Migration, Technology, Power by Lilie Chouliaraki and Myria Georgiou

Rose Deller , August 15th, 2022


In The Digital Border: Migration, Technology, Power, Lilie Chouliaraki and Myria Georgiou explore how digital technologies are shaping experiences of migration today, focusing particularly on the 2015…


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Redressing Transgender Healthcare in the UK

Rebecca_Irons , August 15th, 2022


KATERINA DOWNING University College London  Gower Street  London  WC1E 6BT  12/05/2022 FAO: Cass Review Team NHS England PO Box 16738 Redditch B9…


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William Matthews, “Cosmic Coherence: A Cognitive Anthropology Through Chinese Divination” (Berghahn Books, 2021)

New Books Network , August 15th, 2022


Today I spoke to anthropologist William Mathews about his new book, Cosmic Coherence: A Cognitive Anthropology Through Chinese Divination (Berghahn Books, 2021). This book explores how humans are unique in their…


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Stellenbörse für Geisteswissenschaftler*innen KW 33

Mareike , August 15th, 2022


Stellenbörse für Geisteswissenschaftler*innen KW 33 Diese Woche haben wir die gesamte Bandbreite geisteswissenschaftlicher Praxis in den Ausschreibungen abgebildet: Bühnen, Museen, Bildungsanb…


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هنر و زبان مادری در ایران (۸)

لیلا حسین‌زاده , August 15th, 2022


شمارۀ هشت:  مساله ی مجوز در تولید هنر به زبان و لهجه غیرمعیار لیلا حسین زاده، سپهر خدابخش   پیشگفتار: هنر و زبان مادری در ایران، مجموعه مصاحبه…


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انقلاب کوبا و رقص(۱)

فردین علیخواه , August 15th, 2022


تصاحب رقص سیاهان طبقه پایین‌ توسط انقلاب کوبا نوشته: ایوان پین دانیل-استاد رقص و مطالعات آفریقایی-آمریکایی برگردان: فردین علیخواه در کوبای معاصر، بیانی فرهنگی، که تا پیش از…


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به یاد رولان بارت

آذر جوادزاده , August 15th, 2022


سوزان سانتاگ برگردان: آذر جوادزاده رولان بارت هفته‌ی پیش زمانی که شصت و چهارساله بود، درگذشت. اما تخصص و تفکرش بسیار جوان‌تر از سن‌اش بود. او اولین کتاب‌اش…


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