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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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An Open Letter from African Students from Ukraine who fled to Germany (with an Introductory Text on the Situation of African Students in Germany by Ziga Podgornik Jakil)

Redakteur , April 11th, 2022

Hide Press Release (10 Less Words) Ziga Podgornik Jakil, in Collaboration with African Students from Ukraine (Figure 1: Aid for refugees at Berlin main station. Author: Leonhard Lenz….


A Strange Past Returns Strangely

Alma Gottlieb , March 3rd, 2022

The last time I heard anyone utter the name, Przemysl, I must have been ten or eleven years old. In his thickly Yiddishized English, my maternal grandfather must…


Ten Treasures (and a Bonus): A Selection of Anthropological Gems You Might Have Missed from the Past Few Years

Alma Gottlieb , January 26th, 2022

I began interviewing authors of fabulous new anthropology books for this space back in 2016. While completing 11 interviews, I also amassed a backlog of more terrific books…

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More Persistent Inequality: Farmworkers and Your Food

foodanthro , November 24th, 2021

Editor’s Note: This is part of a series of postings by students in a graduate seminar on food justice at the University of New Orleans. You can read…


Flucht erzählen. Jugendliteratur auf schwierigem Terrain

Lena Brun , September 5th, 2021

Seit das Thema der Flucht Eingang in die öffentliche Debatte gefunden hat, setzt sich auch die Jugendliteratur damit auseinander. Sie baut Brücken zwischen altbewährten Genres, zwischen Kulturen und…

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“A new phase in the old struggle”: Trumpism and the Fight for Latinx Citizenship

Sarah Soliz , August 31st, 2021

My father tells a story about growing up in the hill country of Texas in the forties and fifties. The train station downtown had a drinking…

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Trumpism, Mexican America, and the Struggle for Latinx Citizenship

Sarah Soliz , April 26th, 2021

Buy this volume SERIESAdvanced Seminar » CATEGORIESCultural Anthropology »General Anthropolog…

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Wellen, Ströme, Fluten. Zur politischen Geschichte aquatischer Metaphern

Anne Schult , April 11th, 2021

Neben den viel diskutierten „Coronawellen“ ist auch die Versinnbildlichung von Migrant:innen, und besonders Geflüchteten, als Welle oder Flut stets in den Medien präsent. Wie kommt es, dass die…

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African Immigrant Care Workers & COVID in the US: Their Fears, Protections, and Recalibrations by Cati Coe

Cati Coe , February 16th, 2021

The US healthcare system depends on the labor of immigrant healthcare professionals, a fact mainly unrecognized and unreported during the pandemic. Twenty-eight percent of physicians are foreign-born…


Immigrant Women’s Care Work in a Global Pandemic

Chelsea Horton , January 27th, 2021

The shuttering of the global economy and the devastating health ramifications of COVID-19 have left undocumented immigrant women in the United States struggling to provide emotional and economic care…

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DNA Testing of Immigrants Is Unethical

Chelsea Horton , January 26th, 2021

The collection of genetic biodata for the reunification of families must safeguard individuals’ agency, provide meaningful informed consent, and protect privacy. DNA testing has been used for nearly…

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In the Journals – Policing Migration

allisontedesco , January 25th, 2021

A Macedonian police officer raises his baton toward migrants by Freedom House via creativecommons Welcome back to In the Journals! This ongoing series aims to bridge conversations that…


The Equitable Transformation of Communities: A Conversation with John Arroyo

Sarah Soliz , January 22nd, 2021

The future of working with newcomer immigrant populations and serving them also means understanding the needs of extant populations: being…

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Casting Out the Disabled and Ill Immigrant: The Legacies of Australia’s Immigration Restriction Act of 1901

Helena Zeweri , December 11th, 2020

Collectively, immigration policies function to perform national sovereignty by reinforcing the division between citizen and migrant, usually conflated with ‘native’ and ‘outsider.’ While the work of p…


SAR Resident Scholar Colloquium Preview: Alanna Warner-Smith Examines Labor and Inequality in Nineteenth-Century New York City

Sarah Soliz , November 3rd, 2020

During the nineteenth century, ideas about aging were changing. These ideas placed less of an emphasis on tradition and elders and focused…

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SAR Press Top Reads: Politics and Power

Sarah Soliz , November 3rd, 2020

When life seems to be changing day by day, if not hour by hour, we look to sources of information that we have come to know and trust….

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SAR Resident Scholar Colloquium Preview: Robert Caldwell and the Genealogy of a Map

Sarah Soliz , October 13th, 2020

I love maps. I have a great interest in Indigenous cartographies, as well as the numerous kinds of ethnographic information we might find …

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SAR Resident Scholar Colloquium Preview: Alina R. Méndez and the Bracero Program

Sarah Soliz , October 1st, 2020

It is imperative that we include social reproduction in conversations about immigration reform. The braceros and unauthorized migrants who…

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Abolishing Immigration Detention: A Conversation with Deborah Boehm

Sarah Soliz , August 13th, 2020

Banner from a rally at the California State Capitol building in the fall of 2019. Photo by Deborah Boehm.   …

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Black Vibes Matter. „Babylon“ als antirassistischer Musikfilm in Thatchers England

Gleb Albert , August 2nd, 2020

Im Zuge des aktuellen länderübergreifenden Black-Lives-Matter-Proteste lohnt es sich, „Babylon“ (1980) wiederzusehen: Viel mehr als nur ein Reggae-Musikfilm thematisiert er Rassismus, Polizeigewalt un…

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Bearing Witness and Raising Awareness: A Conversation with Jason De León

Sarah Soliz , July 2nd, 2020

Approximately 3,200 handwritten toe tags representing migrants who died crossing the Sonoran Desert between the mid-1990s and 2019. These t…

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Web Roundup: Covid-19, Racial Justice, Immigration, Climate Justice, Reproductive Justice, or “How All Politics Became Reproductive Politics” by Whitney Arey

Whitney Arey , July 1st, 2020

As I was thinking about the task of reviewing the anthropological, bioethical, and/or STS implications of the past month of news, my mind kept returning to the introduction…


Health for all? Access to healthcare among precarious populations in Norway by Vilde Fastvold Thorbjørnsen

Vilde Fastvold Thorbjørnsen , June 8th, 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. “Health for…