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Book Review: ‘Ethnicity and Democracy in the Eastern Himalayan Borderland’

The Familiar Strange , May 8th, 2022


In the book Ethnicity and Democracy, Mona Chettri offers a rich ethnography originating from fieldwork conducted in three EH borderland areas: Darjeeling (India), Sikkim (India), and Ilam in…


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Mobilizing Cemeteries, Representing Ancestors: The Infrastructure of Protest and the Anti-Petroleum Complex Movement in Pengerang, Malaysia

Chun-Yu (Jo Ann) Wang , December 15th, 2020


Resisting the “Rotterdam Port of the East” In 2011, the prime minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, and the CEO of the national oil company Petronas, Shamsul Azhar Abbas,…


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What FoodAnthropology Is Reading Now, January 9, 2020

foodanthro , January 9th, 2020


David Beriss After a long hiatus, FoodAnthropology returns with a brief digest of food and nutrition-related items that caught our attention recently. Got items you think we should…


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The representation of Africa in Hollywood movie Black Panther.

standplaatswereld , May 7th, 2018


By Rhoda Woets Almost every month, I join a small group of anthropologists from the VU to go to the movies. Last month, we went to the action…


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Diversity + Inclusion in Higher Education, part 1 – This Anthro Life

Gamwell , January 15th, 2018


Welcome listeners to the first installment of our Diversity and Inclusion crossover series, bringing together This Anthro Life with Brandeis University. For those of you who are new…


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What FoodAnthropology Is Reading Now, May 12, 2017

foodanthro , May 12th, 2017


David Beriss A brief digest of food and nutrition-related items that caught our attention recently. Got items you think we should include? Send links and brief descriptions to…


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Racial Purity is a Lie and Here’s Why

Carie Little Hersh , May 4th, 2017


With the recent increase in folks’ throwing shade and swastikas on other people’s ethnicities, I thought I’d take a moment to remind us all that racial purity is…


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The Strange Public Afterlife of Anthropological Theory

Sindre Bangstad , March 20th, 2017


Didier Fassin, in an important recent intervention, directed our attention to the “public afterlife of ethnography.” We as anthropologists do not and cannot expect to control how anthropological theor…


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The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatter Syllabus, Week 23: April Petillo on Being an Arrivant in the Classroom

smulla16 , March 15th, 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…


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What FoodAnthropology Is Reading Now, March 7, 2017

foodanthro , March 7th, 2017


David Beriss A brief digest of food and nutrition-related items that caught our attention recently. Got items you think we should include? Send links and brief descriptions to…


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What FoodAnthropology Is Reading Now, January 10, 2017

foodanthro , January 10th, 2017


A brief digest of food and nutrition-related items that caught our attention recently. Got items you think we should include? Send links and brief descriptions to dberiss@gmail.com or…


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Casual Racism and the Problem of White Identity

Carie Little Hersh , November 29th, 2016


A Family Portrait My family is super white. We love brunch at IKEA, we have varying relationships with rhythm, and we feel slightly guilty about everything. Aside from…


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The relevANTH Guide to Choosing a Culturally Sensitive Halloween Costume

Carie Little Hersh , October 14th, 2016


Just… no. It’s that time of year again, when millions of Americans hit the streets dressed as terrifying celebrities, food items, and ethically questionable depictions of others’ cul…


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#Podcast Interview Round Up January-April: New Books in Anthropology – REDUX

Ian M. Cook , July 27th, 2016


Hi there pod-pickers, here’s another earful of podcasts for you to squeeze into your drums, freshly prepared by our audiophile associates New Books in Anthropology. As ever each…


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Review: The Ethnic Restaurateur

dsutton20 , June 20th, 2016


Ray, Krishnendu. 2016. The Ethnic Restaurateur. London; New York, NY: Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc. Reviewed by Rafi Grosglik Department of Sociology, Brandeis Universi…


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The Ultimate Proletarian and the Neoliberal Condition

Maximilian Forte , June 11th, 2016


“Proletarian” has acquired many layers of meaning over the centuries, possibly in part because the many, historically changing situations of proletarians became more complex. Since the advent of…


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NEW! — Mallika Shakya: Ethnicity in Nepal’s new constitution

Focaal Web Editor , September 28th, 2015


From politics of culture to politics of justice Nepal promulgated its constitution on 20 September—the first after ending the monarchy, and one replacing the interim constitution in place…


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Racism and the Politics of Culture

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds , September 13th, 2015


How top-down misleading definitions of culture and multiculturalism contribute to racism in T&T… From an anthropological perspective one problem with the outgoing government’s …


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Racism and the Politics of Culture

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds , September 13th, 2015


How top-down misleading definitions of culture and multiculturalism contribute to racism in T&T… From an anthropological perspective one problem with the outgoing government’s …


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Racism and the Politics of Culture

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds/Blogs , September 13th, 2015


How top-down misleading definitions of culture and multiculturalism contribute to racism in T&T… From an anthropological perspective one problem with the outgoing government’s …


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Your accent is we-ahd

Carie Little Hersh , August 21st, 2015


I grew up a Navy brat, bouncing from coast to coast in the U.S. until the 11th grade, when I hunkered down in the South for more than…


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Book proves culture leads to Asian American success, headlines claim opposite

Rex , August 5th, 2015


A strong media push by the Sage Foundation has put Jennifer Lee and Min Zhou’s book The Asian American Achievement Paradox into the public sphere in the past couple of days, garnering…


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The Limits of the Virtuoso

Kerim , June 16th, 2015


Via @jbouie Pierre Bourdieu, in his famous critique of structuralism from Outline of a Theory of Practice, says: only a virtuoso with a perfect command of his “art…


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Burying Minority Istanbul: Last Glimpses of the Cosmopolitan City

Mary D’Ambrosio , April 17th, 2015


The Surp Hovhannes Armenian church, in Istanbul’s Samatya neighborhood. Like many of the city’s churches and synagogues, it is heavily fortified. Photo by Mary D’Ambrosio. April …


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