Tag: #AAA2018

Inter-topia: Productive tensions within the collisions of techno-utopianism and techno-dystopianism | AAA 2018 Panel

Angela VandenBroek , November 8th, 2018


Are you going to this year’s AAA annual meeting in San Jose? Come check out this great panel and say hello! Panel: Inter-topia: Productive tensions within the collisions of…


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APLA at AAA 2018: No Small Change

randiirwin , November 8th, 2018


Co-Sponsored by the Society for Economic Anthropology and APLA Since 2011, anthropologists have been researching cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and the blockchain technologies on which they are bas…


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APLA at AAA 2018: Magical Thinking and Tinkering

randiirwin , November 8th, 2018


In a global context of forced mobility, growing inequality, and economic restructuring and austerity, actors in the social domain face an expanding sphere of intervention and, often, shrinking…


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APLA at AAA 2018: The Uses of Trust

randiirwin , November 8th, 2018


The English legal historian Frederic Maitland argued (around 1900) that the trust was one of the great innovations of his country’s legal development: a flexible legal mechanism that…


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Book and Paper Prize Winners!

randiirwin , October 26th, 2018


The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Book Prize and Graduate Student Paper Prize competitions. Join us at the…


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APLA at AAA 2018: Anthropology Confronts the Trolls

randiirwin , October 11th, 2018


APLA and PoLAR are pleased to announce our special event at the 117th annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association! Technology and New Media have become central players in the…


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APLA at AAA 2018: Early Career Mentoring Workshops

randiirwin , October 11th, 2018


At the 2018 AAA meetings, APLA will be offering two Early Career Mentoring events; these events are free and open to all conference attendees, but please RSVP by…


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CfP for AAA2018: Inter-topia: Productive tensions within the collisions of techno-utopianism and techno-dystopianism

Angela VandenBroek , March 15th, 2018


Panel Organizers: Jeremy Trombley (SUNY Cortland) and Angela VandenBroek (Binghamton University) Sites of digital technology development are immersed in competing techno-utopian and -dystopian ideolog…


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