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farewell to the anthropologyworks blog

Culture In Global Affairs , September 3rd, 2018


It was sometime in the summer of 2009 when I was approached by a staffer in the Public Affairs department of the Elliott School of International Affairs at…


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anthro in the news 8/6/18 and 8/13/18

Culture In Global Affairs , August 13th, 2018


The three sisters: beans, corn, and squash. Credit: nativeamericans.mrdonn.org reclaiming Native food sovereignty The Santa Fe New Mexican carried an article about the movement to reclaim Native North…


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No anthro in the news this week but be sure to stay tuned for a round-up next week

anthro in the news 7/30/18

Culture In Global Affairs , July 30th, 2018


Stop them before they stop us – Bumper stickers on a car in Austin, Texas, 2016. Credit: Lars Plougmann/Flickr ethics of AI weapons research The Guardian reported that…


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No anthro in the news this week but be sure to stay tuned for a round-up next week

anthro in the news 7/16/18

Culture In Global Affairs , July 16th, 2018


Coca-Cola, Mexican death sentence [left]. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Infant formula as a death threat [right]. Credit: Photo-shopped from the original image on Wikimedia Commons by Jack Heaton corpora…


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Thomas Hylland Eriksen on Australia’s Boomtown and its ecological sustainability: Interview

Culture In Global Affairs , July 10th, 2018


Thomas Hylland Eriksen is professor of social anthropology at the University of Oslo. He is the author of numerous books, including Fredrik Barth: An Intellectual History; Ethnicity and Nationalism; A…


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anthro in the news 7/9/18

Culture In Global Affairs , July 9th, 2018


Relatives of the soccer team members and the coach pray at a shrine for their rescue. Credit: Sakchai Lalit/Associated Press a goddess is watching over them As reported…


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anthro in the news 7/2/18

Culture In Global Affairs , July 2nd, 2018


A collective wedding party organized by Al Afaf, a charitable organization. Credit: Al Afaf/The Jordan Times marriage crisis in Jordan The Jordan Times reported on the several challenges…


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anthro in the news 6/25/18

Culture In Global Affairs , June 25th, 2018


How about gun control for the military and/or racist police? Credit: PosterBoy/Flickr police killings: collateral damage National Public Radio (U.S.) reported on a study published in The Lancet…


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anthro in the news 6/18/18

Culture In Global Affairs , June 18th, 2018


Tape magic. Credit: frankieleon/Flickr a bullshit job might actually be important An article in The Washington Post connected sociocultural anthropologist David Graeber’s latest book, Bullshit Jobs, …


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anthro in the news 6/11/18

Culture In Global Affairs , June 11th, 2018


The lights of Tucson. Credit: Bill Morrow/Flickr climate-change migrants in the U.S. The Arizona Daily Star reported on the trend of internal migration from coastal areas of California…


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anthro in the news 6/4/18

Culture In Global Affairs , June 4th, 2018


Bikini Bottom. Credit: Encyclopedia Spongebobia Bikini Bottom matters: More than SpongeBob The Conversation (U.S.) published commentary by Holly M. Barker, senior lecturer in anthropology at the Univ…


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anthro in the news 5/28/18

Culture In Global Affairs , May 28th, 2018


Bullshit Jobs in the news The latest book by David Graeber, London School of Economics anthropology professor book, Bullshit Jobs: A Theory, was published May 15 and is…


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anthro in the news 5/21/18

Culture In Global Affairs , May 21st, 2018


HTTPS://WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/THOMASHAWK/ anthropology in and for everyday life A panel discussion on Maine Public radio included four anthropologists explaining how anthropology is part of our every…


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anthro in the news 5/14/18

Culture In Global Affairs , May 14th, 2018


Flood damage along the Choluteca River caused by Hurricane Mitch. Credit: NOAA/Flickr. immigration policy in the U.S. The New York Daily News carried an article about the Trump…


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anthro in the news 5/7/18

Culture In Global Affairs , May 7th, 2018


The ring. Credit Charley Marley/Flickr sexism and the sumo ring The Japan Times reported on current debates in Japan about the origins of the rule against women in…


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anthropologyworks 2018-04-30 18:30:47

Culture In Global Affairs , April 30th, 2018


Shinonome-riken Canal Court housing, Tokyo. Source: Pinterest what lurks behind the door Oxy (California) reported on the role of beliefs about the dead in affecting rent prices in…


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anthro in the news 4/23/18

Culture In Global Affairs , April 23rd, 2018


Bison Truck! Central San Pedro, Los Angeles, California, 2016. Credit: Joey Zanotti/Flickr the damage humans do Several media, including  NBC News, reported on a study of the correlation…


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anthro in the news 4/16/18

Culture In Global Affairs , April 16th, 2018


encounters in anthropology A triple book review in the New York Times looks at Katherine Verdery’s latest book, My Life as a Spy, and reflects on it in…


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anthro in the news 4/9/18

Culture In Global Affairs , April 9th, 2018


Plate scraping. Credit: jbloom/Flickr reducing food waste Tri-States Public Radio (U.S.) reported on how the Food Recovery Network aims to reduce food wasted in college cafeterias. Food Recovery…


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anthro in the news 4/2/18

Culture In Global Affairs , April 2nd, 2018


Cheapest guns in USA! Union, West Virginia. Credit: Taber Andrew Bain/Flickr the social life of guns The Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester) reported on a symposium held in Rochester,…


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what do forensic anthropologists do?

Culture In Global Affairs , March 30th, 2018


Professor Marin Pilloud breaks down what forensic anthropologists do and what education they need. Forensic anthropologists are tasked with examining human skeletal remains in a medicolegal context. …


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professor challenges conventional ways of studying natural disasters

Culture In Global Affairs , March 28th, 2018


Prof. Emeritus Anthony Oliver-Smith, anthropology, University of Florida, explores ways to study natural disasters during a lecture on Wednesday.Vas Mathur / Sun Staff Photographer Natural disasters m…


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