Tag: Dispatches

The Good DPO

The editors of Anthropoliteia welcome Olly Owen with a dispatch from fieldwork with police in Nigeria. Olly Owen is ESRC research fellow at Oxford University’s Department of International Develo…

21st century ‘barbarians’: Modernity, the breeding of fighting bulls and EU farming subsidies

This is an extended version of an article orginally published in The Conversation.  I am grateful to the editors there for their support and for helping myself and…

“Dinna you get attached tae yon lamb” Fieldwork with Yoda.

Two pairs of eyes looked at me from across the table waiting for my response. A third pair joined them. The four day old lamb cradled in my…

Writing Cats

Nayanika Mathur – University of Cambridge A few years back I was out on an evening walk in a town on India’s Himalayan borderland with Tibet. For the…

Fieldnotes on the Gendered Labor of Prison Visitation

The editors of Anthropoliteia would like to welcome a special guest post from Orisanmi Burton as part of our series of anthropological reports From the Field The New York State Department…

What Does a Trap Communicate? Technical Choices and More-than-Human Engagements in the Pampas

Caetano Sordi Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil University of Aberdeen The idea that objects can incorporate ideas, values and bodies of knowledge is not new…

Four Legs Good: Working With A Canine Research Assistant

Karen Lane – University of St Andrews The dog saw the elderly woman before I did. Walking up Market Street in St Andrews my mind was elsewhere (I’d…

The Lost Space of Dissent: Amidst Charleston’s Unity

The Editors of Anthropoliteia welcome Bradley Dunseith with a report from Charleston, South Carolina Knights of Columbus hall in Charleston, South Carolina. June 2015. Photo by Bradley Dunseith…