Tag: anthropologist

Walda Barrios, fantástica luz

Me he enterado con gran dolor y desesperación de que Walda Barrios-Klee nos ha dejado: La foto que aparece en los periódicos de Guatemala es ésta, en la…

Two new books!

My apologies to readers. I haven’t posted in a while. But I have an excuse. Two excuses actually. I spent the first half of 2020 scrambling to finish…

An Engineering Anthropologist: Why tech companies need to hire software developers with ethnographic skills

Note from the Editor, Tricia Wang: I’m very please to announce that the next contributor in the Co-designing with machines edition is Astrid Countee (@ianthro), an anthropologist, software de…

Everybody’s an Ethnographer!

Dhruv Sharma has a background in anthropology, has worked in various countries as an ethnographer, and also holds a master’s degree in design ethnography from Dundee University. His doctoral …

More Anthropology Bullshit

       Anthropology is beyond parody these days. I don’t know if young anthropologists realise how silly they look – I assume they don’t, or they’d stop doing what…

More Anthropology Bullshit

       Anthropology is beyond parody these days. I don’t know if young anthropologists realise how silly they look – I assume they don’t, or they’d stop doing what…

More Anthropology Bullshit

       Anthropology is beyond parody these days. I don’t know if young anthropologists realise how silly they look – I assume they don’t, or they’d stop doing what…

The Anthropologist’s Disclaimer

Many people I meet, even people I talk to on a regular basis, do not have background knowledge of anthropology, and I think that is fairly typical. Anthropology…

Site and Motion of Graffiti

Graffiti is part of public visual culture that can represent a political stance or serve as an art form. An Anthropological documentation in a specific geographic site and…

Why I’m also quite glad I studied social anthropology

I said earlier that I regret studying social anthropology, and this is still true. It wasn't the best choice. But it wasn't a total waste of time either,…