Tag: anthropology (general)

More dangerous research: Anthropologist detained, beaten, forcibly disappeared in Egypt

lorenz , February 7th, 2021


(Latest update 3.3.2021 – check Amnesty campaign, and PEN America statement – new page Free Ahmed more updates at the end of this post) Not only in Iran…


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When research becomes dangerous: Anthropologist facing jail smuggles himself out over snowy mountains

lorenz , February 3rd, 2021


Kareem Ahmady: “I just simply left”. Photo: Ahmady’s website One month ago I have written about anthropologist Kareem Ahmady, who has researched child marriage, female genital mutilation (FGM)…


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In Europe, more than two thirds of all academic anthropologists are living in precarity

lorenz , February 1st, 2021


(via FocaalBlog) In the general public, academics are often viewed as being part of an elite, who lives comfortable lives. In reality this is only true for a…


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"Seen from an anthropological view, humanity is at risk of extinction"

lorenz , January 14th, 2021


What are the connections between climate change, global capitalism, xenophobia and white supremacy? Marc Schuller does in his new book something rather unusual: He asks big questions. Humanity’s…


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Twitter bans Sci-hub: Interests of the publishing mafia more important than access to science

lorenz , January 13th, 2021


When Twitter announced that it had suspended Donald Trump’s account, Twitter also censored the voice of Alexandra Elbakyan, the 32 year old creator of the probably most cherished…


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New anthropology show in Arabic: "Anthropology helps us to understand who exploits us – and who we exploit"

lorenz , January 6th, 2021


Mai Amer: “I really hope the show encourages viewers to reflecting on and critique certain things they think”. Screenshot from her Facebook page How can we better understand…


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(updated) Iran jails anthropologist for "subversive research", "seeking cultural changes" and "promoting homosexuality"

lorenz , January 2nd, 2021


Kameel Ahmady. Photo: Kameel Ahmady, Wikipedia 14 years ago I wrote about his website: Visual ethnography and Kurdish anthropology by Kameel Ahmady and Photography as research tool: More…


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David Graeber dies aged 59: "One of the most original anthropologists"

lorenz , September 4th, 2020


A few hours ago I was shocked to read that David Graeber has died. He was only 59 years old. Graeber was one the most known and most…


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The new Anthropology Journal Ticker (beta): Get updated with recent open access journal articles!

lorenz , August 18th, 2020


How do you stay up to date with the most recent journal articles in anthropology? How do you navigate the growing amount of texts? How do you find…


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Racism, Circumcision, Suicide Bombing: The most viewed posts in 2017

lorenz , January 6th, 2018


Unfortunately no new content was published here last year. Nevertheless, this blog received lots of visitors. Looking at last year’s statistics about the most viewed posts and pages,…


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The new antropologi.info Anthropology Newspaper and News Ticker

lorenz , June 26th, 2015


Would you like to get an overview over the most recent anthropology blog posts? The old newsticker did no longer work reliably, so I’ve created a new one….


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The new antropologi.info Anthropology Newspaper and News Ticker

lorenz , June 26th, 2015


Would you like to get an overview over the most recent anthropology blog posts? The old newsticker did no longer work reliably, so I’ve created a new one….


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Anthropologists on deported migrants, unusual bureaucrats, and the thriving solidarity economy in Greece

lorenz , April 12th, 2015


While I am trying to get back into the blogging business, here three selected pieces that I've written recently for the University of Oslo. Two of them are…


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Anthropologists on deported migrants, unusual bureaucrats, and the thriving solidarity economy in Greece

lorenz , April 12th, 2015


While I am trying to get back into the blogging business, here three selected pieces that I've written recently for the University of Oslo. Two of them are…


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Two new anthropology blogs from Norway: Thomas Hylland Eriksen and Sindre Bangstad

lorenz , November 11th, 2014


Lots of new anthropology blogs have been started up recently, most of them have made it into the overviews here at antropologi.info: the anthropology blog newspaper http://www.antropologi.info/blog/ a…


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Two new anthropology blogs from Norway: Thomas Hylland Eriksen and Sindre Bangstad

lorenz , November 11th, 2014


Lots of new anthropology blogs have been started up recently, most of them have made it into the overviews here at antropologi.info: the anthropology blog newspaper http://www.antropologi.info/blog/ and…


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How scholars in the Middle East developed anthropology more than 1000 years ago

lorenz , April 26th, 2013


Anthropology emerged in a relatively high scientific level in the wider Middle East before it existed as a discipline in the West. Therefore, the label of colonialism often…


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