Tag: activist anthropology

Ep #53 Making Meaningful Anthropology: Amita Baviskar on Maggi Noodles and Anti-Dam Movements

Alex D'Aloia , March 8th, 2020


“It was a really difficult dilemma for me, because I felt that I needed to stand by my work, but at the same time what was more important…


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Household Workers’ Struggle for Equal Rights

Walter Little , October 30th, 2019


Domestic labor in urban Latin American life takes center stage in the film, Roma. “Have you seen Roma?” This is perhaps the single most prevalent question I get as…


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Book Review: Political Blackness in Multiracial Britain by Mohan Ambikaipaker

Rose Deller , January 23rd, 2019


In Political Blackness in Multiracial Britain, Mohan Ambikaipaker offers a new ethnographic study using an ‘activist anthropology’ approach that draws on his longstanding association with …


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Book Review: Political Blackness in Multiracial Britain by Mohan Ambikaipaker

Rose Deller , January 23rd, 2019


In Political Blackness in Multiracial Britain, Mohan Ambikaipaker offers a new ethnographic study using an ‘activist anthropology’ approach that draws on his longstanding association with …


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Mattering Anthropology, Anthropology Matters

Emma Louise Backe , December 5th, 2017


By Emma Louise Backe Anthropology Matters! was the exhortation of the 116th American Anthropological Association Annual meeting this year in Washington, D.C. The frenetic energy of the 115th…


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Engaging Activism in Anthropology of Disability

Mirjam Holleman , November 29th, 2016


Mirjam Holleman (author, left) presenting on the topic of (dis)ability and social inclusion to a small audience at a festival (Slot Art Festival) in Poland, summer 2016. Photo…


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Public Anthropology is More Important Than Ever

Emma Louise Backe , November 12th, 2016


As The Geek Anthropologist has expanded over the past several years, the editors have had a number of discussions about our identity as an online publication. Though our…


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