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Fighting America, One iPhone at a Time

Oguz Alyanak , December 18th, 2018


Boycotts, illusions and the making of the new Turkey Find it absurd. Find it irrational. But while those infuriated with Nike in the United States were busy cutting…


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DragNet: February 1 – February 15, 2018

anthropoliteiaadmin , February 20th, 2018


Image from ACLU.org For this dragnet update we have several fascinating articles to highlight. Among the stories from the United states was  an article on  the NYPD’s unofficial power…


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Peer Review Boycott: Say No to Political Censorship

Carole McGranahan , September 14th, 2017


By: Charlene Makley and Carole McGranahan Would you peer review manuscripts for a journal or press that politically censors its content? If your answer is no, then please…


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AAA Boycott Vote Postmortem

Kerim , June 10th, 2016


By now you have probably heard that the boycott vote failed by an incredibly narrow margin: In the end an astounding 51% of its 10,000 members participated. The…


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A Letter to the AA Regarding its World Anthropology Section on Israel

Kerim , May 31st, 2016


[Savage Minds welcomes the following invited post by Matan Kaminer. Matan is a doctoral candidate in Sociocultural Anthropology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is working…


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Food Research and Political Action: Why I support BDS

foodanthro , May 13th, 2016


Editor’s note: SAFN is a section of the American Anthropological Association. The AAA is currently holding a vote on a resolution to boycott Israeli academic institutions. There has been…


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Are Palestinian Scholars Our Colleagues? Boycott and the Material Limits of Friendship

Jessica Winegar , May 12th, 2016


Anthropologists for the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions publishes this powerful reflection by Alireza Doostdar on how opposition to the boycott rests on an unquestioned assumption that Israel…


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Violating the Right to Education for Palestinians: A Case for Boycotting Israeli Academic Institutions

Jessica Winegar , May 8th, 2016


Anthropologists for the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions presents anthropologists of education Thea Abu El-Haj and Fida Adely. The authors discuss the extreme violations of Palestinian youths&…


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Why I’m Voting for the Boycott Part 3: It’s in the Resolution

Kerim , April 29th, 2016


This is the third post in a three-post series of personal reflections on the AAA boycott vote. The first post discussed my own childhood Zionist education, while the…


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A Moment of Truth: On the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions

Jessica Winegar , April 26th, 2016


Anthropologists for the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions presents this timely and poignant essay by Mick Taussig, calling us to a moment of truth in the discipline. Addressing…


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J’Accuse: How Not to Have a Political Debate about BDS

Jessica Winegar , April 22nd, 2016


Anthropologists for the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions presents this essay by Lisa Rofel and Daniel Segal on the debasement of the political debate about the boycott by…


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Why I have voted in support of BDS: Ghassan Hage

Jessica Winegar , April 20th, 2016


Anthropologists for the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions is pleased to present Ghassan Hage‘s eloquent essay on the urgency of voting for boycott in a desperate situation of…


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Why I’m Voting for the Boycott Part 2: SQUIRREL!

Kerim , April 18th, 2016


This is the second of a series of posts I am writing on the topic of the AAA boycott vote. You can read the previous post here. Last…


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Why I’m Voting for the Boycott Part 1: David vs. Goliath

Kerim , April 15th, 2016


Last November anthropologists attending the AAA business meeting in Denver voted by an astounding 1040-136 to endorse the resolution to boycott Israeli academic institutions, but this was just…


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Smeared Disguises: A Reply to Hirschkind

Rex , April 1st, 2016


(Savage Minds is pleased to present this occasional post by Gregory Starrett, professor of anthropology at University of North Carolina at Charlotte. This piece is a response to…


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A Smear in Disguise: Comments on Starrett

Jessica Winegar , March 22nd, 2016


Anthropologists for the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions is pleased to present  Charles Hirschkind‘s powerful rebuttal to Gregory Starrett’s recent essay in Anthropology News that …


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Message from the AAA President: Member Engagement Alert!

Jeff Martin , January 14th, 2016


In closing my first AN President’s column, I declared AAA a safe, accessible and shared space that welcomes anthropologists to come together to discuss, deliberate, agree, disagree, and…


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It’s Not the End of the World, It’s a Necessary Challenge to Our Cosmology: reflections of an Israeli anthropologist

Jessica Winegar , November 17th, 2015


Anthropologists for the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions was thrilled to receive this essay from an Israeli anthropologist working in an Israeli state institution. The post is anonymous…


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The Anti-Boycott Resolution: Entrenching the Status Quo, Denying Justice

Jessica Winegar , November 16th, 2015


Anthropologists for the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions rejects the anti-boycott resolution put forward for a vote at the AAA meetings. While claiming to support peace and justice…


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Stand in the Place Where You Live

Jessica Winegar , November 16th, 2015


Anthropologists for the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions presents this compelling statement of support from the perspective of Latin Americanist anthropologist Diane Nelson.  She connects the …


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Dialogue as Diversion

Jessica Winegar , November 12th, 2015


Anthropologists for the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions presents this incisive critique of the dialogue approach to ending the Israeli state’s occupation. Fida Adely and Amahl Bishara r…


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Zionism, Anti-Blackness, and the Struggle for Palestine

Jessica Winegar , November 10th, 2015


Anthropologists for the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions presents Jemima Pierre’s powerful critique of anti-Black violence in Israel and its connections to the oppression of Palestinians…


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Israel BDS — Why I Signed…Reluctantly

Jessica Winegar , November 5th, 2015


Anthropologists for the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions is pleased to present this thoughtful reflection on the boycott by James Ferguson. The American Anthropological Association will be vot…


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Myths and Facts About the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions

Jessica Winegar , November 3rd, 2015


Anthropologists for the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions is pleased to extend its original series on this blog in light of a boycott vote at the November 2015 American Anthropological…


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