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Sensing the Translation: Language and Medico-Legal Enactments of Expertise in Occupational Diseases Lawsuits in Turkey

Zeynel Gul , February 8th, 2021

When: 12 February 2021 / 2-3.30 pm CET Link: https://zoom.us/j/93210372616pwd=dTZZ… ID: 93210372616 Password: 4JzWZ6   Abstract This paper examines how expert witness reports use the gramm…


An Intellectual Odyssey. The Case of Legal Pluralism

Keebet Von Benda-Beckmann , January 22nd, 2021

When: 29 January 2021 / 2-3.30 pm CET Link: https://zoom.us/j/93210372616pwd=dTZZ… ID: 93210372616 Password: 4JzWZ6 Abstract Sally Merry was an active participant in the work of the project gro…


Doing an Ethnography of Corruption

Birgit Müller , January 9th, 2021

When: 15 January 2021 / 2-3.30 pm CET Link: https://zoom.us/j/93210372616pwd=dTZZ… ID: 93210372616 Password: 4JzWZ6 See you on Zoom! Here is the full schedule of the webinar series. You…


Without Norms, Societies Fall Apart

Hugh Gusterson , December 16th, 2020

From time to time, I meet an American who likes to tell me that the United Kingdom, the country of my birth, has a weaker democracy than the…


Heeding anthropological mottos in the study of law

Marie-Benedicte Dembour , December 8th, 2020

Abstract Even though I have been based in a school of law for thirty years, my scholarly contributions do not come across as legally conventional. This is no…


Facing COVID-19 as an Undocumented Essential Worker

Linda E. Sanchez , December 3rd, 2020

Many immigrants in the U.S. continue working in agriculture and other essential sectors amid new pandemic safety protocols. Brent Stirton/Getty Images One afternoon in mid-April, I was si…


The Montanelli Case: Sexuality, Race, and Colonial Forgetting in BLM Italy.

Diego Maria Malara , October 26th, 2020

Indro Montanelli (1909-2001), the most famous journalist in Italian history, is an intellectual figure whose memory commands respect across Italy’s political spectrum. But, following the global protes…


An Archaeology of Marijuana

Stephen E. Nash , October 16th, 2020

In June, the recreational and medical marijuana industry in my home state of Colorado reached US$199 million in monthly sales, a new record. The growth of this industry…


#Open Call: Allegra Lab / EASA LawNet webinar series in honour of Sally Engle Merry

Allegra , October 6th, 2020

This series of online, public seminars features presentations that examine the current state of legal anthropology. We welcome contributions from anthropologists working on ‘the law’ in the broad…


#failures: Living Out of Synch

Madeleine Reeves , October 2nd, 2020

In their introduction to this thematic series, and the symposium that preceded it, Berisha, Mafizzoli and Ojani invite us to reflect on what happens when breakdown becomes the…


The Making of Vizag Gas Leak Disaster: Procedural lapses or Regulatory Design?

Prerna Sah , August 25th, 2020

Hundreds of tonnes of poisonous Styrene gas leaked out of the LG Polymers plant in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh on the 7th of May 2020, leaving 11 dead and…


The Dead Must Be Counted

Gabriella Soto , August 18th, 2020

Crosses bear the names of the dead and the missing along a migrant trail connecting Mexico to Arizona. Christina Felschen In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, disputes…


The FBI’s Repatriation of Stolen Heritage

Amber Dance , June 24th, 2020

The sewing kit above is one of multiple items from a massive private collection held in Indiana that the FBI helped repatriate. This particular item is now in…


Managing Refugee Mobilities: Global Flows of Migration Deterrence Technologies

Helena Zeweri , June 18th, 2020

In 2000, a United Nations Resolution designated June 20th World Refugee Day. In the week leading up to this day, countries throughout the world pay homage to the…


#Review: Genocide Never Sleeps

Senem Kaptan , June 1st, 2020

Established in 1994, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), along with its predecessor, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), was, at the time of…


Is the Pandemic a Chance to Challenge Global Inequality?

Usman Mahar , May 27th, 2020

Migrants from Afghanistan and Pakistan crowd a detention center in Greece in 2016. Milos Bicanski “Gulzar, get up! Gulzar, get up!” Saba Khan remembers shouting. Then she turned…


A Curator’s Search for Justice

Stephen E. Nash , May 14th, 2020

In October of last year, I found myself with my family in the heart of a sacred forest of the Mijikenda people of Kenya. One of the elders…


Why do refugee children continue to take perilous journeys to reach the UK? 

isabelsoloaga , April 27th, 2020

Our government just removed the only legislation providing an alternative. by Isabel Soloaga In January, I revisited the refugee camps in Northern France, where I have volunteered since…

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Major Benjamin Alvord discusses Eastern Oregon Settlement, 1853

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , March 26th, 2020

In 1853, the former Superintendent of Indian Affairs of Oregon Anson Dart had been forced to resign as none of his nineteen treaties with the tribes were ratified….


On being voices of prudence in times of a pandemic – #Corona

Judith Beyer , March 23rd, 2020

Many academic disciplines have a lot to say these days about COVID-19. There are the medical experts, of course, epidemiologists, virologists, microbiologists, weighing in on the validity of…


Sheila Jasanoff ~ The Human Imprint: Nature, Time, and Law in the Anthropocene

Driver-Citizens and Technical Safety in India: Traffic Violations and Penalties in the Motor Vehicle Act 2019

Sneha Annavarapu , October 1st, 2019

One of the first things that gets discussed with reference to India is road traffic. Erstwhile known as a land of snake charmers, this classically orientalist image of…


No Go World: The Map of Danger, Reconnections and ‘Crimes of Solidarity’

Sébastien Bachelet , September 25th, 2019

Andersson’s new opus is a haunting and insightful examination of those remote zones of danger and insecurity that are distant yet at the centre of ‘our new world…


Content Moderation: Mediating Public Speech Privately

Mehtab Khan , September 24th, 2019

Social media constitutes a universe of more images, text and videos than can be humanly experienced, read, and heard. However, disinformation, terrorist content, harassment, and other kinds of…