Tag: Anxiety

Going Viral in Hong Kong

Laura Meek , March 3rd, 2020

Disease is but the most obvious part of an epidemic. As coronavirus spreads, it fuels many other kinds of contagious forces. AN editor’s note: How can anthropology help…

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Methods of Motherhood: The Borderlands of Scholarship, Motherhood, and Trauma

Trauma and Resilience , August 13th, 2019

Anthrodendum welcomes guest blogger Melinda González. She is a PhD Candidate at Louisiana State University in the department of Geography and Anthropology, pursuing a doctorate in Anthropology. She is…


Emotions of Friendship: The Psychological Challenges of Doing Fieldwork in Xinjiang

thenewethnographer , April 10th, 2019

  Lisa Ernst is trained in Cultural Anthropology, Chinese Studies and Islamic Studies and is currently a PhD student in Central Asian Studies at the Berlin Graduate School…

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Towards a compassionate turn

thenewethnographer , February 26th, 2019

Introduction   When The New Ethnographer launched in 2018, several decades had passed since the reflexive turn of the 1980s, in which anthropologists were asked to reflect thoughtfully…

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Competitive Hardship: ethnographic guilt and early-career pressure to conduct ‘authentic’ fieldwork

thenewethnographer , April 22nd, 2018

Jennifer Cearns is currently conducting ethnographic research in Miami, USA, and Havana, Cuba, focusing on practices of material and digital exchange, sharing and reciprocity within and between capita…

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Aligned Anxieties: Rethinking Critiques of the Internet through the Anxieties of Web Professionals

Angela VandenBroek , April 20th, 2015

The following is a paper I gave at the 2015 Theorizing the Web Conference on April 18. Below you will find: my presentation with audio, the video of the…

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