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Interview: Religionswissenschaftler Michael Blume wird Antisemitismus-Beauftragter Baden-Württembergs

Christoph Wagenseil , May 1st, 2018


Michael Blume ist nicht nur mit diesem vierten Interview Rekordhalter im REMID-Blog – es ging um sehr verschiedene Themen wie Evolutionary Religious Studies, Yeziden in Kurdistan-Irak und Krise…


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Interview: Religionswissenschaftler Michael Blume wird Antisemitismus-Beauftragter Baden-Württembergs

Christoph Wagenseil , May 1st, 2018


Michael Blume ist nicht nur mit diesem vierten Interview Rekordhalter im REMID-Blog – es ging um sehr verschiedene Themen wie Evolutionary Religious Studies, Yeziden in Kurdistan-Irak und Krise…


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What FoodAnthropology Is Reading Now, March 12, 2018

foodanthro , March 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…


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Arabic Dictionaries Online

tabsir , February 28th, 2018


In 1981, while visiting Egypt for a consulting assignment with USAID, I purchased the old Cairo edition of the massive dictionary Tāj al-‘Arūs of Murtaḍā al-Zabīdī (d. 1790)….


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What Happened to the American Empire?

Maximilian C. Forte , January 11th, 2018


Has anything out of the ordinary happened to the US as an imperialist power since the ascent of Trump to office? While the continuities between Trump and his…


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#3 The flies that bind: Assa Doron talks waste in India

Ian Pollock , December 3rd, 2017


In this wide-ranging conversation, Dr. Assa Doron talks about India’s waste, both liquid and solid, and the physical and institutional infrastructures that handle it–or fail to, plus the…


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Follow up: #Tinder as a research method

Anya Evans , August 19th, 2017


Following the unexpected popularity of my May article Tinder as a Methodological Tool I was asked by Allegra to write a follow up expanding on the subject and…


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Tinder as a methodological tool #EmergingDigitalPractices

Anja Ryding , May 2nd, 2017


Imagine being able to remotely and anonymously search through locals in your area, browse through pictures of them, and chat with those who also found you attractive. Imagine…


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AAA Boycott Vote Postmortem

Kerim , June 10th, 2016


By now you have probably heard that the boycott vote failed by an incredibly narrow margin: In the end an astounding 51% of its 10,000 members participated. The…


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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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Canadian Anthropology and Cultural Imperialism: Criticisms

Maximilian Forte , May 19th, 2016


Is there a Canadian anthropology or is it just anthropology in Canada? If it is “anthropology in Canada,” then from where has it been imported? If what we…


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Food Research and Political Action: Why I support BDS

foodanthro , May 13th, 2016


Editor’s note: SAFN is a section of the American Anthropological Association. The AAA is currently holding a vote on a resolution to boycott Israeli academic institutions. There has been…


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Are Palestinian Scholars Our Colleagues? Boycott and the Material Limits of Friendship

Jessica Winegar , May 12th, 2016


Anthropologists for the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions publishes this powerful reflection by Alireza Doostdar on how opposition to the boycott rests on an unquestioned assumption that Israel…


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Violating the Right to Education for Palestinians: A Case for Boycotting Israeli Academic Institutions

Jessica Winegar , May 8th, 2016


Anthropologists for the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions presents anthropologists of education Thea Abu El-Haj and Fida Adely. The authors discuss the extreme violations of Palestinian youths&…


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The digital prophets of Israel

Elad Ben Elul , May 2nd, 2016


At a time when the words “Israel” and “Anthropology” are constantly attached to “boycott,” “occupation,” or “war,” it is very easy to fall into simplistic or generalised perspectives on…


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Why I’m Voting for the Boycott Part 3: It’s in the Resolution

Kerim , April 29th, 2016


This is the third post in a three-post series of personal reflections on the AAA boycott vote. The first post discussed my own childhood Zionist education, while the…


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In the Journals – April 2016

David Thompson , April 27th, 2016


Welcome back to In the Journals, a look at some of the many recent publications on the law, sovereignty, security and the state. As winter is now well…


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Rethinking BDS

Alma Gottlieb , April 23rd, 2016


A shorter version of this post will soon appear online as a podcast, in coordination with the motion put to a vote among the membership of the American…


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J’Accuse: How Not to Have a Political Debate about BDS

Jessica Winegar , April 22nd, 2016


Anthropologists for the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions presents this essay by Lisa Rofel and Daniel Segal on the debasement of the political debate about the boycott by…


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Why I have voted in support of BDS: Ghassan Hage

Jessica Winegar , April 20th, 2016


Anthropologists for the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions is pleased to present Ghassan Hage‘s eloquent essay on the urgency of voting for boycott in a desperate situation of…


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Why I’m Voting for the Boycott Part 2: SQUIRREL!

Kerim , April 18th, 2016


This is the second of a series of posts I am writing on the topic of the AAA boycott vote. You can read the previous post here. Last…


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Why I’m Voting for the Boycott Part 1: David vs. Goliath

Kerim , April 15th, 2016


Last November anthropologists attending the AAA business meeting in Denver voted by an astounding 1040-136 to endorse the resolution to boycott Israeli academic institutions, but this was just…


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Beyond Zero-Sum Logics on Israel/Palestine

Elyse Bailey , March 24th, 2016


The upcoming vote on a resolution to boycott Israeli academia is unprecedented in our field’s history, and is being followed throughout the social sciences and humanities as a…


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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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