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Encoding Decoding

john hutnyk , October 1st, 2022

It was time to rewatch a great little project on Klaus Maeck’s Decoder by Megan Legault circa 2008


Sneak Peak of My AAA2022 Conference Presentation

The Critic Retires: Fifty Years of Restaurant Writing

foodanthro , September 12th, 2022

A few of Tom Fitzmorris’ many books. David Beriss What does it mean to be a restaurant critic for fifty years? I recently attended a dinner in honor…


Two permanent lecturer positions in cultural anthropology at Victoria University of Wellington

Grant Otsuki , September 10th, 2022

My programme is hiring two lecturers in cultural anthropology. These are junior level academic positions, equivalent to an assistant professor in the US. However, these jobs are permanent…

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Sudan’s political and leadership turmoil continues by Jehron Muhammad

Neil Turner , September 1st, 2022

Understanding Sudanese politics is like a long-distance relationship. You never fully appreciate the relationship until you are living with the … More

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Socialites and Indian Baskets: Success of Harwood Hall at Sherman and Chemawa

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , August 28th, 2022

I have always been confused why there is a Chemawa Jr. High in Riverside CA. in recent reserahc I foudn there was a preexisting Chemawa park which predated…


Ep#95: A Hex for My Ex: Witchcraft & AI Podmen: This Month of TFS 

The Familiar Strange , August 21st, 2022

The Familiar Strange · Ep#95: A Hex for My Ex: Witchcraft & AI Podmen: This Month of TFS Welcome back to the Familiar Strange!  This week we welcome…

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Darwin’s Political Wackiness

john hutnyk , August 21st, 2022

In the updated 1844 edition of the Voyage of the Beagle, Darwin offers his view on political systems (as indeed many do about the acephalous societies of South…


Nuremberg, Covid, and Anthropology: Never Again

Maximilian C. Forte , August 20th, 2022

Today, August 20, 2022, marks the 75th anniversary of the end of the trials of medical professionals at Nuremberg. Central principles and fundamental rights were enshrined as a…


Platypod, Episode Two: Ableism in Anthropology and Higher Ed

Laura Heath-Stout , August 9th, 2022

In this episode, Platypod presents a conversation between Laura Heath-Stout (Brandeis University) and Rebecca-Eli Long (Purdue University). They discuss their research and experiences of ableism in ac…


Reducing Hypertension in Trinidad and Tobago

alex.clegg , August 4th, 2022

Author: Daniel Miller The research project Anthropology of Smartphones and Smart Ageing which is now close to completion was always intended to also develop some practical projects to…

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Building a “Web of Intrigue”: Teaching Food Studies

foodanthro , August 3rd, 2022

Pamela RunestadAllegheny College I presented a framework for building a Food Studies syllabus at the Umbra Institute in Perugia, Italy on June 10, 2022. Thanks to positive responses…


Digging for Birds

Anthropology365 , August 3rd, 2022

My partner and I bought a house in 2019 and moved to San Antonio, TX, in service of my pursuit of a Ph.D. in anthropology. One thing that…

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The anthropology of debt by Keith Hart

Neil Turner , August 1st, 2022

(Editor’s note: This article is published in its entirety with the permission of the author) The limits of naïvety I … More

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Platypod, Episode One: Technologies and Politics of Accessibility

Zihao Lin , July 26th, 2022

In its opening episode, Platypod presents a conversation between Cassandra Hartblay (University of Toronto) and Zihao Lin (University of Chicago). They discuss their research on accessibility culture…


ASSA Studies in Retirment

alex.clegg , July 26th, 2022

Author: Daniel Miller In June we held a very successful workshop with invited guest academics to discuss our contribution to comparative studies of ageing. Based on the very…

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Just in Time (how to be an anthropologist in business)

Grant , July 25th, 2022

As the academic world continues its slow motion descent into financial and sometimes intellectual insolvency, some anthropologists seek employment in the world of business. The Journal of Business…

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Ep #93: Waterworlds, Witchcraft and Chaos: This Month on TFS

The Familiar Strange , July 24th, 2022

The Familiar Strange · Ep #93: Waterworlds, Witchcraft and Chaos: This Month on TFS We’re back! We’re back from our Semester break and keen to get back into…

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Book Review: Played Out – Difference and Repetition in Classic Board Games

Alissa Whitmore , July 14th, 2022

By Samuel Gerald Collins Patkin, Terri Toles (2021). Who’s in the Game? Identity and Intersectionality in Classic Board Games. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland.  After taking…

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Introducing: Anthrocine

standplaatswereld , July 14th, 2022

by Jasper Schotte Anthrocine is the film club of the anthropology department -for students, and organised by students and faculty members.  An important film or documentary is screene…

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What is “Labour-Based Grading”?

Grant Otsuki , July 5th, 2022

(This is an explanation of Labour-Based Grading that I provided to a first-year anthropology class I taught in 2020.) Labour-based grading is not what you are used to,…

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The collapse of national capitalism — a Sophoclean tragedy – Part 2 – by Keith Hart

Neil Turner , July 1st, 2022

After 1971 World economy has reverted since the break-up of the Bretton Woods system of fixed parity exchange rates to … More

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Review: Power Hungry

dsutton20 , June 30th, 2022

Cope, Suzanne (2022) Power Hungry. Women of the Black Panther Party and Freedom Summer and Their Fight to Feed a Movement. Chicago: Lawrence Hill Books. ISBN 9781641604536 Ellen Mess…


What is the Great Replacement Theory? – A primer

martijn , June 27th, 2022

A good video primer of the far right and mainstream ‘great replacement’ conspiracy theories by DW NEWS with experts from the field

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