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Profit over people? The ‘big business’ of tough immigration laws.

Renata Segal , April 22nd, 2022

By Renata Carvalho As the new Nationality and Borders Bill sparks yet another wave of debates over the United Kingdom’s immigration tactics, it is important to ask: who…

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Mobile Humanitarians: Mobilities after Displacement

Ann-Christin Zuntz , April 18th, 2022

In this webinar series, we explore the relationship between mobility and humanitarianism in the course of four episodes. We – this is Till Mostowlansky, an anthropologist at The…

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Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States (Book Review)

guestanthropologist , March 2nd, 2022

by Ellie Plumb In Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States, Seth M. Holmes seeks to uncover the synergistic effects that citizenship, race, ethnicity, and…

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Who gets to be ‘Myanmar’ at the ICJ?

Judith Beyer , February 19th, 2022

The Myanmar military will appear at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague on 21 February 2022. Their main interest does not lie in defending the…

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The State of Emergency, Coercive Medicine, and Academia

Maximilian C. Forte , December 1st, 2021

“Two weeks to flatten the curve,” is what we heard across Canada1 just after March 11, 2020, when the World Health Organization unilaterally declared a global “pandemic” according to…


Ronald Niezen on his book, #HumanRights: The Technologies and Politics of Justice Claims in Practice

| , October 25th, 2021

Interview by Kevin Laddapong https://www.sup.org/books/title/?id=31090 Kevin Laddapong: You have been researching indigenous and postcolonial politics throughout your career, and it is very…

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#PoliticalEngagements: Facts and Evidence

Statement of Non-Compliance with Mandatory Vaccination in Canadian Universities

Maximilian C. Forte , August 21st, 2021

First it was not even a university, but Seneca College. Then it was the University of Ottawa. Then Carleton University, the University of Western Ontario, and the University…


Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer: Siberia, Protest and Politics: Shaman Alexander in Danger

focaal_admin , June 21st, 2021

In 2021 a modest long-haired Sakha man named Alexander Gabyshev was arrested at his family compound on the outskirts of Yakutsk in an unprecedented for Sakha Republic (Yakutia)…


Book launch/discussion: The Subject of Human Rights (SUP 2020)

Danielle Celermajer , May 25th, 2021

When: 28 May 2021 / 9.30-11 am CET Link: https://zoom.us/j/96385183041 ID: 963 8518 3041 Password: 672357 Danielle Celermajer and Alexandre Lefebvre (University of Sidney) will speak about their new…


Lettre à Madame la Maire

Nathalia Turincev , February 24th, 2021

Le 4 janvier 2021   English Version Madame la Maire,   Si je vous écris aujourd’hui, c’est pour vous faire part de ma tristesse, et de mon indignation….


SAFN Award Winner Interviews

foodanthro , December 29th, 2020

SAFN recently announced the 2020 winners of our student awards. The undergraduate Christine Wilson paper award went to Adele Woodmansee, for her paper “‘It is Pure Criollo Maize’:…


The Thomas Marchione Food-as-a-Human-Right 2020 Award Winner!

foodanthro , December 18th, 2020

SAFN is pleased to announce that the 2020 Thomas Marchione Food-as-a-Human-Right Student Award winner is Gifty Dzorka from the University of Manitoba for her research project “Corporate Agricultural…


“Imperialist Goats” & Tanzania’s Oct. 28 Elections

Jia Hui Lee , October 28th, 2020

If you look at one of those world maps that show where Covid-19 cases are currently spiking, you will notice that the United Republic of Tanzania is usually…


Contested Memory. The ‘Comfort Women’ Statue in Berlin and Dealing with Sexual Violence in War

Regina Mühlhäuser, Insa Eschebach , October 14th, 2020

The unveiling of a statue in memory of the victims of sexual violence committed by the Japanese Army in World War II has led to diplomatic tension between…

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A Future History of Water: An Interview with Andrea Ballestero

colinhoag , October 13th, 2020

A Future History of Water By Andrea Ballestero, Rice University 248pp. Durham, NC: Duke University Press § Colin Hoag spoke with Prof. Andrea Ballestero about her recent book…


#Open Call: Allegra Lab / EASA LawNet webinar series in honour of Sally Engle Merry

Allegra , October 6th, 2020

This series of online, public seminars features presentations that examine the current state of legal anthropology. We welcome contributions from anthropologists working on ‘the law’ in the broad…


#Book Symposium: Landscapes of Power

Nimisha Thakur , October 6th, 2020

The cover of Dana Powell’s book, Landscapes of Power, taken from a painting by Diné teacher and muralist James B. Joe titled Bleeding Sky, is our first glimpse…


#Book Symposium: Landscapes of Power

Lena Gross , October 6th, 2020

In her monograph Landscapes of Power, Powell takes the proposed – at the time of her initial fieldwork – development project of the coal plant Desert Rock on…


#Book Symposium: Landscapes of Power

Susannah Crockford , October 6th, 2020

In Landscapes of Power, Dana Powell maps a failure: the proposed Desert Rock power plant which never came into being       beyond paper thin promises made via PowerPoint presentations….


Indigenous-led technology can boost biodiversity and ensure human rights

Simon Hoyte , July 28th, 2020

Simon Hoyte, Alice Sheppard, Marcos Moreu, Megan Laws & Jerome Lewis Extreme Citizen Science Research Group   Over recent years there have been high profile legal challenges, investigative…

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Publication announcement: “Sterilizations, IUDs, and Mandatory Birth Control: The CCP’s Campaign to Suppress Uyghur Birthrates in Xinjiang, by Adrien Zenz

info@centraleurasia.org , July 1st, 2020

We wish to share news of a new publication concerning the unfolding human rights crisis in Xinjiang, a new report on mandatory birth control among Uyghur communities.  The…

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SAFN Student Awards, 2020

foodanthro , May 27th, 2020

Students! Have you been doing research or writing on food and nutrition? Would you like fame, recognition, and money for your efforts? The Society for the Anthropology of…


Utopian aspirations in a dystopian world: “Health for all” and the Universal Health Coverage agenda – an Introduction by Ruth J. Prince

Ruth J. Prince , April 20th, 2020

Promotional materials from the global campaign to achieve Universal Health Coverage by the year 2030. Copyright UHC2030 – reproduced here under ‘fair use’ for academic purposes.&nbs…