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Cleaver: concluding thoughts

john hutnyk , January 8th, 2022

Cleaver leaves with a final bit about education in his conclusion that also seems sensible (if still US-o-centric) : ‘We have many potential allies among our schoolmates or…


More Cleaver on Students

john hutnyk , January 5th, 2022

There is room for more here, but quoting George Caffentzis helps: ‘Once you recognize the piecework character of the work of professors in universities, it is easy to…


Predator journals target ISSH2021 – be warned.

john hutnyk , January 4th, 2022

So, a process warning to those not used to getting chatty friendly emails from parasite journals that will charge you to publish. The ISSH2021 conference gets hit by…


For those about to be assessed, Harry Cleaver helps cut throught he must…

john hutnyk , January 4th, 2022

To those doing assignments, be it single or collective projects, here’s a reminder to resist the stress and do it for your own reasons. This is another condensed…


Assange and how truth does not set you free

john hutnyk , December 10th, 2021

******************** On thursday 9th Dec 2021 the first 15 minutes of my lecture on Media outlined the reasons why the extradition of Julian Assange should be opposed and…


30 Minute Methods in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, TDTU.

john hutnyk , November 30th, 2021

The most useful thing I heard anyone say (it was Olivia Harris) about a methods course is that it should never be a discussion of how to, but…


5 min interview

john hutnyk , November 29th, 2021

I get the occasional cold call from secondary school students and always try to respond with some things that are expected and some unexpected. They might miss the…



john hutnyk , November 29th, 2021

visit https://issh2021.tdtu.edu.vn/ for details. Register here: https://issh2021.tdtu.edu.vn/conference-fees


30 Minute Methods – TDTU, Vietnam

john hutnyk , November 15th, 2021

30 minute methods’ seminar series [online in November] in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanites, Ton Duc Thang University, Vietnam. 1. Tuesday November 16, 2021, at 4pm…


What Should Teachers Teach?

Alma Gottlieb , September 27th, 2021

Source here. Educators are wringing their hands these days about how much students have “fallen behind” the past year.  News story after news story laments a year of…

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#Book Review: Digital Divisions

Jess Auerbach , July 22nd, 2021

In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic the optimism of the early days of the world wide web appears to have completely abated. The pandemic has proven justification…


California’s budget a win for families, early education challenges remain

Bruce Fuller , July 9th, 2021

California’s budget compromise adds a pre-kindergarten year for all 4-year-olds, funds 200,000 fresh child care slots, and modestly raises wages for pre-K teachers and subsidized child-minders. These …

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Your Life is Data – Wie erleben Studierende die Pandemie? (#WitnessingCorona)

Jenny Rosenberg , June 11th, 2021

Hide Press Release (2 Less Words) Laura Siebert Mein Leben als Material für meine anthropologische Forschung? Genau diesen Ansatz verfolgt die sogenannte Autoethnographie. Dabei bilden die autobiograp…


#AisforAnthropology: In Conversation with Nika Dubrovsky (II)

Nika Dubrovsky , March 26th, 2021

  This is the second part of the conversation our assistant editor Emilie Thévenoz had with Nika Dubrovsky (Read part 1 here). They chatted about some of the…


A4Kids: A space for experimentation

Nika Dubrovsky , March 25th, 2021

The Anthropology 4 Kids book “What is a nation?” begins like this: This book is a game. We are going to invent a new nation together and, at…


A4Kids: how it all started

Nika Dubrovsky , March 24th, 2021

 “Anthropology for kids” as a research project I spent most of my life doing two things – raising children and moving from country to country. I’m an eternal…


#AisforAnthropology: In Conversation with Nika Dubrovsky (I)

Emilie Thévenoz , March 23rd, 2021

On a February Thursday afternoon, Nika Dubrovsky and Allegra assistant editor Emilie Thevenoz sat down together over Zoom. The chat covered  the pedagogical concepts and ideas that guide…


#AisforAnthropology: Introduction

Felix Girke , March 22nd, 2021

To kick-off our #AisforAnthropology thread, Nika Dubrovski  will be talking to us throughout the week about her project, A4Kids. Our hope is that this thread and Nika’s work…


Neha Vora on her book, Teach for Arabia

| , January 25th, 2021

Interview by Patrick Lewis https://www.sup.org/books/title/?id=27908 Patrick Lewis:  When I first came across the title of your book, two things came to mind: Betty Anderson’s (2011) histor…

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Reviving humanity: Africa’s lessons for post-Covid education

Takako Mino , December 21st, 2020

Many months after Covid-19 hit Africa, education systems, like in other parts of the world, are struggling to figure out the way forward. Schools have started to reopen…

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Rebecca Campbell-Montalvo takes the page 99 test

| , November 17th, 2020

Page 99 of my dissertation, Reification, Resistance, and Transformation? The Impact of Migration and Demographics on Linguistic, Racial, and Ethnic Identity and Equity in Educational Systems: An Appl…

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The Travesties of India’s Tribal Boarding Schools

Malvika Gupta and Felix Padel , November 16th, 2020

[no-caption] Biswaranjan Rout/AP Photo The Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India, is the world’s largest boarding school. KISS is a private school that…


Widening the lens: English teaching volunteering

Ruthie_W_writes , November 16th, 2020

by Ruthie Walters Overseas volunteering has received a lot of attention in academia, in the media and on social media. Yet, the focus tends to be on the volunteer, often from…

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Colonial Spectres

Simon Theobald , November 8th, 2020

What would it mean to be no longer ‘in country’ in Australia? How would the legacies of British colonialism, and the attempted extirpation and survival of Australia’s indigenous…

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