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Becoming White

Jason Antrosio , May 29th, 2018


Policing Whiteness Karen Brodkin’s 1998 book, How Jews Became White Folks and What That Says About Race in America was a crucial entry in a genre of studies…


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Protected: Irish Writers, Anthropologically Speaking: An Interview with Helena Wulff

Maddalena Gretel Cammelli and Jonathan Friedman: PC Worlds: Political Correctness and Rising Elites at the End of Hegemony

Focaal Web Editor , May 17th, 2018


Maddalena Gretel Cammelli interviews Jonathan Friedman on his new book, PC Worlds. A version of this interview has also been published in Italian on Il Lavoro Culturale. MGC:…


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DragNet: February 1 – February 15, 2018

anthropoliteiaadmin , February 20th, 2018


Image from ACLU.org For this dragnet update we have several fascinating articles to highlight. Among the stories from the United states was  an article on  the NYPD’s unofficial power…


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MPAAC, Sexual Harassment, and Immigration

Leila Rodriguez , February 14th, 2018


[pquote] MPAAC embodies the spirit of the previously distinct committees but now functions as a single entity to generate more coordinated and focused efforts vis-à-vis both the discipline…


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Migration as Clickbait

Alexandra Frankel , February 6th, 2018


The demonization of young migrants and their families may be shocking, but these policies and practices are neither new nor surprising. On October 24, 2017, United States Customs…


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Differential Immigration and Citizenship in the 19th Century in Oregon

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , January 29th, 2018


The immigration debate that is being discussed nationally, has cause me to think about what immigration was like in the…


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The Speaking Fence

Annastiina Kallius , January 22nd, 2018


The technological sophistication on the fence includes different structures, automatic lights, speakers and cameras. From the official Facebook page of the Hungarian government. Retrieved from ht…


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Anomie and aftermath: the historical residue of Flemish nationalism in present-day debates on refugees in Belgium by Hunter Keys

Hunter Keys , November 22nd, 2017


I. ‘Everything is the same level as the ground’ As protests against Assad morphed into slaughter, Khalid[i] did his best to avoid fighting. At the time, he was…


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Papers and Panels of Interest at the 2017 American Anthropological Association Meeting

ngraulich , November 20th, 2017


Once again, it is that very special time of year: The American Anthropological Association’s 116th Annual Meeting. This year in Washington, D.C. As impassioned followers of this blog know,…


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Anthropology in Unseen Spaces

Alexandra Frankel , November 3rd, 2017


Documenting the human costs of the US security-state. This spring, Esperanza, a Salvadoran woman in the small California Central Valley town of Mendota, was on her way to church…


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Remembering the Mexican Revolution with Aunt Julia

Matt Thompson , September 16th, 2017


Growing up in Austin, Texas, Diez y Seis — Mexican Independence Day — always seemed to hold an official, albeit minor, status in the state capitol. This was…


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Remembering the Mexican Revolution with Aunt Julia

Matt Thompson , September 16th, 2017


Growing up in Austin, Texas, Diez y Seis — Mexican Independence Day — always seemed to hold an official, albeit minor, status in the state capitol. This was…


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Do All African Immigrants Arrive Sick, Desperate, and Empty-Handed on the Shores of Europe? Ask Pamela Feldman-Savelsberg!

Alma Gottlieb , August 13th, 2017


The lives, status, and image of immigrants may constitute the single-most urgent human issue of our time.  In an arresting and captivating new study of Cameroonian mothers now…


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Dwelling Among Walls: An Artist prepares for #MMTW Berlin

Beatriz Mejia-Krumbein , May 24th, 2017


One may recall a house with nostalgia, but the feelings of joy or melancholy with it have much to do with the memories of the people enclosed within…


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HSR II: Consequences of anti-smuggling and anti-trafficking policies

Allegra , April 10th, 2017


In the first of two questions of the second roundtable, human smuggling experts share their views on the (un)intended consequences of anti-smuggling and anti-trafficking policies. We assembled a range…


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Roundtable II: Responses by Luigi Achilli

Luigi Achilli , April 10th, 2017


What are the unintended consequences of anti-smuggling and anti-trafficking policies? From the perspective of media, border authorities, and public opinion, human smuggling is perceived as an exploita…


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Roundtable II: Responses by Alexandra Ricard-Guay

Alexandra Ricard-Guay , April 10th, 2017


What are the intended/unintended consequences of anti-smuggling and anti-trafficking policies? Alexandra Ricard-Guay is a Research Associate at the European University Institute, Robert Schuman Centre…


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Roundtable II: Responses by Peter Tinti & Tuesday Reitano

Peter Tinti , April 10th, 2017


What are the intended/unintended consequences of anti-smuggling and anti-trafficking policies? Migrant smugglers exist because there is demand for people to move irregularly or illegally across border…


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Roundtable II: Responses by Robert Barsky

Robert Barsky , April 10th, 2017


What are the intended/unintended consequences of anti-smuggling and anti-trafficking policies? Although aimed at reducing the suffering and risk incurred by migrants, forced and otherwise, most anti-s…


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The human smugglers roundtable is back!

Antje Missbach , April 10th, 2017


While irregular migration is a global phenomenon, the mechanisms that allow for it to occur have received scant scholarly attention. Depictions of irregular migrants from war-torn and economically…


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Roundtable II: Responses by Luca Rainieri

Luca Rainieri , April 10th, 2017


What are the intended/unintended consequences of anti-smuggling and anti-trafficking policies? Within fragile countries of the European neighbourhood and extended neighbourhood, anti-smuggling and ant…


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Roundtable II: Responses by Jared P. Van Ramshorst

Jared P. Van Ramshorst , April 10th, 2017


What are the intended/unintended consequences of anti-smuggling and anti-trafficking policies? Anti-smuggling and anti-trafficking policies are intended to disrupt and deter cross-border smuggling and…


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Roundtable II: Responses by David Danelo

David J. Danelo , April 10th, 2017


What are the intended/unintended consequences of anti-smuggling and anti-trafficking policies? Let’s consider two continents. At the beginning of 2015, Europe prided itself on the freedom of movement …


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