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Repairing Environmental Politics: Multispecies Healing in Ecuador’s Oil Frontier

colinhoag , May 5th, 2022


Editorial Note: This post is part of our series highlighting the work of the Anthropology and Environment Society’s 2021 Roy A. Rappaport Prize Finalists. We asked them to outline the…


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Podcast # 2 is online! Guest: Aleeha Ali

standplaatswereld , November 12th, 2020


In this episode, Puck de Boer talks with Aleeha Ali, who studied sociology in Pakistan, did a research master’s in anthropology in the UK and is currently a…


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REDUX: The Privileged Discomfort of Border Crossings

Nida Kirmani , August 19th, 2020


First published December 6, 2018 As social scientists our work often directly grows out of our personal journeys—journeys that are physical, emotional, intellectual and political. However, this is…


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Book Review: Decolonizing Ethnography: Undocumented Immigrants and New Directions in Social Science by Carolina Alonso Bejarano, Lucía López Juárez, Mirian A. Mijangos García and Daniel M. Goldstein

Rose Deller , April 28th, 2020


In Decolonizing Ethnography: Undocumented Immigrants and New Directions in Social Science, Carolina Alonso Bejarano, Lucía López Juárez, Mirian A. Mijangos García and Daniel M. Goldstein present colla…


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Amazing triple set of resources on Indigenous waters: from Standing Rock to Australia (book + 2 special issues)

jeremy schmidt , September 20th, 2019


There are three recent (and really good) resources that have come out on Indigenous waters in the past several weeks: a book and two special issues, each below…


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Author Interview: Artemy Kalinovsky, on Laboratory of Socialist Development: Cold War Politics and Decolonization in Soviet Tajikistan

Malika Bahovadinova , September 3rd, 2019


CESS is pleased to present a series of author interviews highlighting the books shortlisted for this year’s prize. In the first of these, we welcome Malika Bahovadinova (University…


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Decolonizing Extinction: An Interview with Juno Salazar Parreñas

colinhoag , August 19th, 2019


Decolonizing Extinction: The Work of Care in Orangutan Rehabilitation By Juno Salazar Parreñas, The Ohio State University 288pp. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. § Colin Hoag spoke with…


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Homage to Those Who Hollered before Me/Meditations on Inheritances and Lineages, Anthropological and Otherwise

Alexandra Frankel , April 8th, 2019


Homage to Those Who Hollered before Me Silence chose me I didn’t choose silence silence immobilized me I could not breathe in my own skin without breaking the…


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Ep. #28 Relational Wine: Deborah Heath talks wine anthropology & living with the trouble

Jodie-Lee Trembath , December 9th, 2018


“If wine hasn’t been turned into a standardized beverage, there’s room for variation. There’s an appreciation for variation that has something to do with the taste of place….


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Decolonizing Primatology: Part I

Anthropology365 , November 19th, 2018


We all have texts that are formative in our academic, professional, spiritual, personal, mental, and philosophical lives. There are a few books that I can point to as…


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Ep. #26 Mining Banaba: Katerina Teaiwa talks mining phosphate & decolonising modern anthropology

The Familiar Strange , November 11th, 2018


“The body of the people is in that landscape so when it’s mined and crushed and dug up, you’re not just doing it with rock, you’re also doing…


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Ep. #23 Decolonizing anthropology, with Sana Ashraf and Bruma Rios-Mendoza: this month on TFS

The Familiar Strange , September 30th, 2018


“We think we are supposed to be comfortable. As long as we are trying to do everything to be comfortable, we will never make a change.” In this…


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Call for Proposals: From 1969 to 2019

Alexandra Frankel , September 5th, 2018


1969—Stonewall, British troops sent to Northern Ireland, Equal Employment Opportunity, Biafra, Woodstock, Shirley Chisholm becomes the first Black congresswoman, the Apollo 11 moon landing, combat dea…


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Lewis Henry Morgan

Alexandra Frankel , May 23rd, 2018


Bernard Perley© 2018 Cite as: Perley, Bernard. 2018. “Lewis Henry Morgan.” Anthropology News website, May 23, 2018. DOI: 10.1111/AN.874


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Anthropological Invigoration

Alexandra Frankel , May 23rd, 2018


How do you balance a commitment to the discipline of anthropology with recognizing and valuing insights that are relevant and challenging but come from outside anthropology? How might…


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Decolonizing Anthropology: Comprehensive Exam Practice

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , May 13th, 2018


Describe what is meant when anthropology is labeled “colonial.” Anthropology has aided colonization by dehumanizing and stereotyping Natives, by causing an erasure of Native history and identity, by…


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What Happened to the American Empire?

Maximilian C. Forte , January 11th, 2018


Has anything out of the ordinary happened to the US as an imperialist power since the ascent of Trump to office? While the continuities between Trump and his…


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The Yin and Yang of Design Anthropology with Dr. Elizabeth Dori Tunstall

Gamwell , October 11th, 2017


In this Conversations episode of This Anthro Life, Adam Gamwell and guest host/TAL correspondent Matt Artz explore the world of Design Anthropology with the help of Dr. Elizabeth…


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What Is & What Ought To Be

Shay-Akil , May 30th, 2017


“The modern collapse of “Reason” & “History” into all things European represented a failure of reason & history that required self-deception regarding Europe&#821…


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On writing from elsewhere

Uzma Z. Rizvi , January 4th, 2017


My childhood imagination enhanced stories told to me by my elders of where we were from, and my history embraced the possibility of exciting seafarers, noble learned men…


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Foundations of an Anarchist Archaeology: A Community Manifesto

Decolonizing Anthropology , October 31st, 2016


This entry is part 18 of 18 in the Decolonizing Anthropology series. By The Black Trowel Collective An anarchist archaeology embraces considerations of social inequity as a critique…


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Review: Borderland Biashara Report (2016)

Dori , June 13th, 2016


Image 1: Traders and Transport Options on the Border of Kenya and Uganda. Photo credit: Niti Bhan. Upon reading the Emerging Future's Lab newly released report Borderland Biashara…


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Review: Borderland Biashara Report (2016)

Dori , June 13th, 2016


Image 1: Traders and Transport Options on the Border of Kenya and Uganda. Photo credit: Niti Bhan. Upon reading the Emerging Future's Lab newly released report Borderland Biashara…


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Review: Borderland Biashara Report (2016)

Dori , June 13th, 2016


Image 1: Traders and Transport Options on the Border of Kenya and Uganda. Photo credit: Niti Bhan. Upon reading the Emerging Future's Lab newly released report Borderland Biashara…


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