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El Virus: A Contagion of Racism & How Networks of Care Can Stop It by Argenis Hurtado Moreno

Argenis Hurtado Moreno , April 5th, 2020

My mother FaceTimed me a month ago and asked if I needed her to ship me hand sanitizer from Phoenix to Oregon. I thought it a silly question,…


You know kimchi but how about kimjang?

foodanthro , January 18th, 2020

Sangyoub Park and Sunyoung Cheong At the beginning of the new year, a variety of news outlets and food-related venues usually predict upcoming food trends. USA Today, for…


Larissa’s Story: Behind the Migration Crisis Headlines

Deniz Daser , November 13th, 2019

In late September, 2019, the current US presidential administration struck several unprecedented deals with the Northern Triangle governments of Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador to return asylum s…


Ep. #44: Digitising Migrants: Annalisa Pelizza on the European immigration crisis in an age of Big Data

Jodie-Lee Trembath , August 18th, 2019

“Migration issues in Europe are a hot topic right now – it’s not news that they have been used in the last 50 years as a way to…

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What to Call US Border Detention Centers?

Adam Hodges , August 5th, 2019

The controversy over the term “concentration camps” stems from the connotations it carries, setting up analogies that risk hyperbole and overlook the complexities of historical comparison. The governm…

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Religion and politics in the US: How the Christian Right moves away from Jesus

Anthropology365 , July 12th, 2019

Along with an anthropology degree, I also completed a degree in philosophy with a focus on philosophy of religion. My primary interests in that are theodicies (excuses for…

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Impeachment & Anthropology

Jason Antrosio , June 22nd, 2019

< !DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> Impeaching Trump, Anthropologically Many eloquent statements have been written about why Trump should be impeached for ethical and legal…

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Boundaries, Borders, Walls

Jason Antrosio , May 28th, 2019

< !DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> [Image Credit: Lupe Flores, No Border Walls, 2016. Images for Fencing In Democracy organized by Miguel Diaz-Barriga and Margaret…

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Brexitannia: The Faces and Voices of Brexit

Maximilian C. Forte , May 24th, 2019

First shown at London’s East End Festival in June of 2017, Brexitannia was the very first documentary about Brexit. It is a striking and deeply pensive film, in…


Brexit, the Uncivil War: Watering Myths with the Teardrops of the Ruling Class

Maximilian C. Forte , May 21st, 2019

What have been billed as momentous EU Parliament elections are taking place this week (May 23–26), and it seemed like the right time to review some Brexit films—one…


Ep. #27 TFS at AAA: Elevator pitches, problem labels, public anthropology, & estrangement in practice – Guest panel with Dr Esteban Gómez & Dr Carie Little Hersh

The Familiar Strange , November 25th, 2018

This month we bring you a special panel episode straight from the AAA (American Anthropological Association) Conference in San José, California. In this episode, our own Julia Brown…

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Five Things You Should Know About the “Migrant Caravan”

aaaguestcontributor , November 5th, 2018

We are anthropologists who work with migrants and refugees, many of whom are fleeing for their lives.  And we want to set the record straight. We conduct research…

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A Demagogue’s Words Matter

Adam Hodges , November 2nd, 2018

Trump’s immigration metaphors set a divisive tone from the top. Trump wields demagogic rhetoric like a marketing tool, ramping up prejudicial appeals in the closing days of the…

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Innovations… Conference 4-5 October 2019, TDTU, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

john hutnyk , November 1st, 2018

Innovations in the Social Sciences and Humanities 4th and 5th of October 2019. Ho Chi Minh City, Socialist republic of Vietnam Welcome to the website for the conference Innovations in…


Canada Imports the White Helmets from Syria: A Dangerous, Criminal Decision

Eva Bartlett , August 12th, 2018

Did Canadians get to vote on whether or not to bring potential terrorists or supporters of terrorists to Canada? No. Will Canadians get a say in where these…


Anthropology & US Immigration

Jason Antrosio , July 18th, 2018

Update July 2018: This post was originally written in 2013 in an attempt to bring an anthropological perspective on studying immigration to what looked like could have been…

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Streamline(d) – “180 Days”

Book Review: Race, Education and Citizenship: Mobile Malaysians, British Colonial Legacies and a Culture of Migration by Sin Yee Koh

Rose Deller , July 17th, 2018

In Race, Education and Citizenship: Mobile Malaysians, British Colonial Legacies and a Culture of Migration, Sin Yee Koh offers a study of the migratory trajectories of tertiary-educated mobile Malays…

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What FoodAnthropology Is Reading Now, July 12, 2018

foodanthro , July 12th, 2018

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…


Streamline(d) – “Time Served”

William M. Cotter , July 7th, 2018

This post is the beginning of an experiment. Recent ethnoGRAPHIC work like Lissa: A Story about Medical Promise, Friendship, and Revolution by Sherine Hamdy and Coleman Nye, as well…


What did Friedrich Engels have to say about Australia?

john hutnyk , June 24th, 2018

there was a series that Ben and Melitta used to include in Rabelais, along such lines – what did Lenin think of the Labor Party etc., I wish…


An Immigrant’s View of “Amrika”

Ira Bashkow , June 20th, 2018

books & arts Deepak Singh. 2017. How May I Help You? An Immigrant’s Journey from MBA to Minimum Wage. Oakland: University of California Press. 305 pages. I am…

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Anthropology on Immigration

Jason Antrosio , June 12th, 2018

Stand with Migrants Against Fascism In 2011 the American Anthropological Association (AAA) issued a General Statement on Immigration. This 2011 statement was a testimony to a need for…

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Anthropology on Immigration

Jason Antrosio , June 12th, 2018

Standing with Migrants In 2011 the American Anthropological Association (AAA) issued a General Statement on Immigration. This 2011 statement was a testimony to a need for rethinking immigration…

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