Tag: Georgia

In Case You Missed It: Cultivating Connections 2022

foodanthro , June 23rd, 2022


Jennifer Jo Thompson, University of Georgia (SAFN President) After three years of planning, postponing due to COVID-19, and then planning again, “Cultivating Connections”—the 2022 joint annual mee…


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In the Journals – Prisons and Pandemics

allisontedesco , July 13th, 2020


Prisoners’ Round by Vincent Van Gogh via wikimedia Welcome back to In the Journals! My name is Ally, I am a graduate student beginning a Master’s in Anthropology at…


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Pathways for the Post-COVID New Old World

Maximilian C. Forte , April 30th, 2020


Part 5 of 5 of the COVID-19 Series. Some are openly proclaiming, “you don’t want to waste a crisis,” as they calculate how the crisis could become a…


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The Falcon Cannot Hear the Falconer: Nature vs. Culture in a Pandemic

Maximilian C. Forte , April 30th, 2020


Part 4 of 5 of the COVID-19 Series. The Seventh Seal As if taken from a plot of some 1950s science-fiction classic, or an episode from the original…


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Fear and Loathing in Atlanta

Hilary Agro , April 28th, 2018


Content warning: racism, violence, mention of miscarriage. I was on my way to the airplane that would take me back home, to Canada. I boarded the train between…


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Beyond “Embodiment” in Sport

Elyse Bailey , August 13th, 2016


How weightlifting involves relations between tools and bodies.   Gym in Gldani, Georgia before a youth competition in April 2012. Photograph courtesy Perry Sherouse Anthropological writing on spo…


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Who is Going to Fix the Road to Europe?

Deborah Jones , March 4th, 2016


Road M15 near Reni, Ukraine in October, 2013. Photo courtesy Simon Schlegel When protests erupted in Ukraine in late November 2013, I was conducting fieldwork in southern Bessarabia,…


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In the Journals – November 2015

David Thompson , December 2nd, 2015


Welcome back to In the Journals, a look at recent publications in the world of security, law, crime, and governance. November has brought forth a number of engaging and…


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Allegra TV: Chiatura, my pride

Ian M. Cook , November 12th, 2015


Today Allegra TV features a film that is the first in a series of five ethnographic films produced by Ian Cook , Stephanie Endter, Anna Dziapshipa and Mikheil…


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In the Journals – May 2015

David Thompson , May 29th, 2015


Welcome back to In the Journals, a monthly review of journal publications on security, crime, law enforcement and the state. As many are skirting dangerously close to the…


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The Sexual Lives of Others

Paul Manning , May 25th, 2015


The sexual lives of others. It may seem a new and tantalizing topic for an ethnography, yet this particular genre has a long history in anthropology. In the…


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