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When Cultural Anthropology Was Popular: A Quiz

Carole McGranahan , September 16th, 2016


Guest post by Paul Shankman Cultural anthropologists are often concerned that their work is not getting the public attention that it deserves. Yet just a few decades ago,…


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A Letter to the AA Regarding its World Anthropology Section on Israel

Kerim , May 31st, 2016


[Savage Minds welcomes the following invited post by Matan Kaminer. Matan is a doctoral candidate in Sociocultural Anthropology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is working…


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Israel’s Foreign Policy in Latin America — Another Reason to Take the Call to Boycott Seriously

Carole McGranahan , March 18th, 2016


[Savage Minds is pleased to publish this essay by Les W. Field. Les is professor and chair of the Department of Anthropology at U New Mexico. He pursues collaborative…


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Public Statement on Zika Virus in Puerto Rico

Carole McGranahan , March 15th, 2016


This call to action was written by Adriana Garriga-López, Ph.D. (Kalamazoo College), and Shir Lerman, M.A., M.P.H., PhD Candidate (University of Connecticut), with Jessica Mulligan, Ph.D. (Providence …


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Inside the Fukushima Exclusion Zone: Place and Memory after Disaster

Matt Thompson , December 18th, 2015


Savage Minds welcomes guest blogger Pablo Figueroa. Pablo is an assistant professor in the Center for International Education at Waseda University in Tokyo. In this position, he teaches courses on glo…


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Hunting as an Indigenous Right on Taiwan: A Call to Action

Kerim , December 15th, 2015


[The following is an invited post by Scott Simon. Scott is Professor in the School of Sociological and Anthropological Studies at the University of Ottawa, Canada. Having conducted…


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The Privacy Paradox: IRBs in an Era of NSA Mass Surveillance

Rebecca Nelson , October 22nd, 2015


[This invited post was written by Daniel O’Maley, who recently graduated with a PhD in cultural anthropology from Vanderbilt University. His research focuses on the global Internet freedom movement…


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Encrypting Ethnography: Digital Security for Researchers

Rex , October 4th, 2015


(This invited post comes to us from Jonatan Kurzwelly. Jonatan is a a Ph.D. candidate in anthropology at the University of St. Andrews. You can email him at kurzwelly@mailbox.org ….


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Jack Goody (1919-2015): an oral history

Kerim , September 16th, 2015


[The following is an invited post by Keith Hart, Centennial Professor of Economic Anthropology in the Department of International Development at the London School of Economics and International…


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Partha Chatterjee: Why I Support the Boycott of Israeli Institutions

Carole McGranahan , September 9th, 2015


[Savage Minds is honored to publish this essay by Partha Chatterjee, Professor of Anthropology and Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies at Columbia University, and of the…


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Malinowski’s Legacy: One Hundred Years of Anthropology in the Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea

Rex , August 18th, 2015


(Last week a major international conference was held in Alotau, the capital of Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, where Bronislaw Malinowski did the research on kula that…


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