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Racismo sistémico, xenofobia y afrodescendencia en la República Dominicana. Particularidades de la provincia de La Romana Parte 3/3

anthropologies , March 10th, 2022

Read Time:5 Minute, 44 Second Puedes leer la primera parte aquí y la segunda parte aquí ¿Esperanza de cambio? Hace casi tres década…


Racismo sistémico, xenofobia y afrodescendencia en la República Dominicana. Particularidades de la provincia de La Romana Parte 2/3

anthropologies , January 10th, 2022

Read Time:7 Minute, 33 Second Puedes leer la primera parte aquí ¿Qué pretendo? El propósito de esta investigación es la realizaci…


Protecting the Pandemic from the People: Perpetual Panic, Permanent Emergency

Maximilian C. Forte , December 26th, 2021

There are some suggestions that the Omicron variant could well end “the pandemic”. And that is a problem. It is a problem on two fronts. First, a variant that…


Racismo sistémico, xenofobia y afrodescendencia en la República Dominicana. Particularidades de la provincia de La Romana Parte 1/3

anthropologies , November 9th, 2021

Read Time:6 Minute, 32 Second En la presente investigación analizo el comportamiento marcadamente racista de amplios sectores de la…


El genocidio de “Papa Doc” y su legado de muerte lenta de la población y la democracia de Haití

anthropologies , September 22nd, 2021

Read Time:10 Minute, 35 Second Jean Francois Duvalier, mejor conocido como “Papa Doc”, ejerció de dictador de Haití desde 1957 (ini…


“Stop the Shot”: Resistance through Science, Religion, and Law

Maximilian C. Forte , August 20th, 2021

On August 4, an interesting event took place: “Stop the Shot”. This was a video press conference organized by the Truth for Health Foundation in the US, which…


Vivir en una irrealidad: de la zombificación al síndrome de Cotard

anthropologies , October 2nd, 2020

“La cara norte del corazón” de Dolores Redondo, te sumerge en el apasionante y la vez terrorífico mundo de los “muertos vivientes”, el Vudú y del muy desconocido…


“Hygiene” is the Future: Lessons from “Post”-Cholera Haiti by Guilberly Louissaint

Guilberly Louissaint , April 16th, 2020

This essay is about paying respect. In 2018, after my first summer of preliminary fieldwork in the Artibonite region of Haiti, I returned disappointed and disillusioned. With the…


The ‚Afterlives‘ of Development Interventions: ‚Failure‘ as an Opportunity

Yonatan N. Gez, Andrea Steinke , September 18th, 2019

Ambitious and well planned development projects fail for various reasons. The afterlife of such “interventions” receives little attention. But local communities try to make sense of the remains…

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Book Review: There Is No More Haiti: Between Life and Death in Port-au-Prince by Greg Beckett

Rose Deller , July 11th, 2019

In There Is No More Haiti: Between Life and Death in Port-au-Prince, Greg Beckett offers a richly detailed, decade-long ethnography of Haiti that digs into how it feels to endure…

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Staying with the Feeling: Trauma, Humility, and Care in Ethnographic Fieldwork

Trauma and Resilience , June 22nd, 2019

Anthrodendum welcomes guest blogger Greg Beckett. He is assistant professor of anthropology at Western University (Canada) where his work focuses on crisis, disaster, and humanitarian intervention in …


Homage to Those Who Hollered before Me/Meditations on Inheritances and Lineages, Anthropological and Otherwise

Alexandra Frankel , April 8th, 2019

Homage to Those Who Hollered before Me Silence chose me I didn’t choose silence silence immobilized me I could not breathe in my own skin without breaking the…

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CARICOM Confronts the Big House: Trump Attempts to Split the Caribbean over Venezuela

Maximilian C. Forte , March 25th, 2019

It’s a simple matter, even if one might lose oneself in the various details, names, places, and dates. The Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM), mostly made up…


Washing Out Trump’s Mouth with Haitian History

Alexandra Frankel , January 31st, 2018

A Haitian artist responds to the “shithole” remark. The day after President Trump referred to Haiti and the continent of Africa as “shithole countries,” Jerry Rosembert Moïse, a…

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Cities as Migrant Emplacement

Alexandra Frankel , April 5th, 2017

São Paulo rappers are remaking the cultural space of the city. We’ve joined forces with AAA’s public education initiative “World on the Move: 100,000 Years of Human Migration”…

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Anthro in the news 10/10/16

Culture In Global Affairs , October 10th, 2016

Land rights are key in Colombia Indigenous people want land rights. Source: Bluedotpost.com The Washington Post published an op-ed by cultural anthropologist Omaira Bolaños, Latin America program dire…


Charting Charcoal in Haiti

Elyse Bailey , July 22nd, 2016

Estimating and Understanding Annual Charcoal Production and Consumption at the National level in Haiti Anthropologists engage subjects at various scales through a plethora of methods. We may solicit…

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Book Review: My Life with Things: The Consumer Diaries by Elizabeth Chin

Haidy Geismar , June 30th, 2016

Haidy Geismar, UCL Anthropology My Life With Things: The Consumer Diaries by Elizabeth Chin, 2016. Duke University Press. My Life with Things is an engaging, quirky, auto-ethnography detailing key…

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Rasanblaj Continua: A Conversation with Gina Athena Ulysse

Various Authors , November 14th, 2015

This past summer marked the release of Caribbean Rasanblaj, a special double issue of the Hemispheric Institute’s journal, e-misférica. Our social media team at Anthropology Now was proud to spread t…

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Haiti Photography Project: a quick seven day experiment

Elizabeth J Chin , October 16th, 2015

Technology for development projects (T4D) typically import expensive and unsustainable equipment when trying to improve a situation.  The one laptop per child project is an example of a…

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anthro in the news 9/21/15

anthropologyworks , September 21st, 2015

  North American totem pole; source: Erika Wittlieb, Creative Commons Indigenous tourism offers hope CBA Canada reported on a gathering of iIndigenous groups from around the world in…


anthro in the news 8/3/15

anthropologyworks , August 4th, 2015

Seeking Angelina lips The Globe and Mail reported on the growing use by women in Canada of cosmetic surgery, pointing to a look that is called “richface.” The…


Pepper water and protests in Haiti

anthropologyworks , June 23rd, 2015

By Scott Freeman Tear gas is not uncommon in Port au Prince. Over the past decade, whether it has been protests over food shortages, controlling political demonstrations, or…


Mobilizing concepts across disciplines: An economic analysis

Erin B Taylor , December 8th, 2014

There are many lenses through which we can think about mobility. There is no one correct lens to use; in fact, adopting different lenses at different moments can…

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