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In Memoriam: David Graeber

focaal_admin , September 4th, 2020


happy now? pic.twitter.com/fIDlp2DOIs — David Graeber (@davidgraeber) June 3, 2020 David Graeber at a protest in London, June 3rd 2020 David Graeber: Anthropologist and Revo…


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Syria: The New Terra Nullius

Maximilian C. Forte , October 7th, 2018


SYRIA, seat of an Islamic Caliphate. Syria, site of the Middle East’s newest liberal democracy. Syria, socialist paradise. Syria, a corrupt and murderous dictatorship that practices genocide. Syria,…


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Bruce Kapferer: The Hau complicity: An event in the crisis of anthropology

Focaal Web Editor , July 9th, 2018


Hau is a phenomenon. It burst on the scene of the relatively small academic scholarly world of anthropology capturing scholars from around the globe into its spirit. Hau…


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Don Kalb: HAU not: For David Graeber and the anthropological precariate

Focaal Web Editor , June 26th, 2018


When HAU was launched, my grad students at Central European University were celebrating. Open access! Finally, a breach in the wall that separated the haves from the have-nots….


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anthro in the news 12/7/2015

anthropologyworks , December 7th, 2015


  A view of Mauna Loa taken from a Pu'u near The Onizuka Center for International Astronomy Visitor Information Station at Mauna Kea. source: Wikipedia Saying no to…


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anthro in the news 11/9/2015

anthropologyworks , November 9th, 2015


  Enset is a survivor when other plants die. credit: DW/J. Brewer A traditional African food crop is money in the bank An article Deutsche Welle described the…


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anthro in the news 8/31/15

anthropologyworks , August 30th, 2015


Debating the U.S.-Iran deal The MinnPost (Minneapolis, U.S.) carried an article describing a debate among four scholars about the Iran nuclear deal that was held at the University…


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anthro in the news 8/18/15

anthropologyworks , August 19th, 2015


“Blood coming out of her wherever” National Public Radio (U.S.) carried a piece about cross-cultural attitudes toward menstruation, noting that while negative attitudes about menstruating women ar…


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Anthro in the news 7/27/15

anthropologyworks , July 26th, 2015


The past as present in the Greek referendum Cultural anthropologist Daniel M. Knight published an article in the Huffington Post describing how people in Greece at the time…


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anthro in the news 7/20/15

anthropologyworks , July 20th, 2015


Trending: #BoycottGermany BBC News carried an article about the social media buzz on boycotting German products in protest of its position on Greece. #BoycottGermany was first mentioned on…


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anthro in the news 7/6/15

anthropologyworks , July 5th, 2015


Blaming the victim An article in the Guardian on Greece’s financial situation mentions the anthropologist of debt, professor David Graeber of the London School of Economics. While the…


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Anthro in the news 5/18/15

anthropologyworks , May 17th, 2015


Disenchantment and British politics Emma Crewe, social anthropologist and research associate at SOAS, the University of London, published an op-ed in the Times Higher Education (U.K.) on how…


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Anthropology for economists

Erin B Taylor , March 14th, 2015


Do economists read anthropology? Certainly David Graeber’s and Gillian Tett’s books have gained traction. Graeber’s “Debt: The First 5,000 Years” ranks at #19 in Amazon&…


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