Tag: election

Insurrection, Accountability, and Reconciliation

Anthropology365 , January 13th, 2021

Note: This piece is merely a stream of conscious as I watch and think about the impeachment. Last week, we Americans watched a violent insurrection unfold at the…

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Race, Place, and Latinx Political Choices

Andrea Bolivar , November 9th, 2020

How can there be talk of a singular Latinx vote without recognizing the differentiated racial experiences among Latinxs? During the 2020 primary elections, a New York Times headline,…

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STS and Electoral Politics

Baird Campbell , August 18th, 2020

In the context of the upcoming US presidential election and increasing evidence of the importance of voting infrastructure, this week we revisit past posts that highlight the key…



foodanthro , May 18th, 2017

David Beriss The time has come to vote in the annual AAA elections. (And this posting is not about food, apologies to non-anthropology readers.) The Society for the…


What a ballot-rigging conspiracy theory says about India’s toxic political climate

guestanthropologist , April 10th, 2017

by Nayanika Mathur **Reprinted from The Conversation.** The headline story from India’s recent provincial elections was the staggering victory of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party …

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The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatter Syllabus, Week 24: Thurka Sangaramoorthy on Decolonizing Anthropology in the Trump Era

smulla16 , March 22nd, 2017

The editors of Anthropoliteia are happy to continue an ongoing series The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, which will mobilize anthropological work as a pedagogical exercise addressin…


Public Anthropology is More Important Than Ever

Emma Louise Backe , November 12th, 2016

As The Geek Anthropologist has expanded over the past several years, the editors have had a number of discussions about our identity as an online publication. Though our…

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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…


Pushed offshore, the ‘boat people’ crisis demands regional response

anthropolitics , May 25th, 2015

In recent days, some 2000 refugees and migrants from Bangladesh and Myanmar have come ashore in Aceh, Indonesia, and Langkawi, across the Strait of Malacca in Malaysia. Thousands…


Diversity in Action: Minneapolis Elects Its First Hmong, Somali and Hispanic City Council Members

William Beeman , November 13th, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/william-o-beeman/diversity-in-action-minneapolis_b_4247995.html Diversity in Action: Minneapolis Elects Its First Hmong, Somali and Hispanic City Council Members William O….

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Malaysian General Election May 5th: Who can meet the expectations of the majority?

anthropolitics , April 16th, 2013

Malaysia’s thirteenth general elections (GE13) will be a battle of the coalitions, pitting the world’s most successful ruling coalition – the 13 party Barisan Nasional (BN/National Front) against…