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An Ecology of Knowledges: An Interview with Micha Rahder

colinhoag , March 1st, 2022

An Ecology of Knowledges: Fear, Love, and Technoscience in Guatemalan Forest Conservation By Micha Rahder, Independent Scholar 336pp. Durham, NC: Duke University Press § Colin Hoag spoke…


A Discussion of Multispecies Love and Arts of Noticing

My Petrochemical Love

Chelsea Horton , April 22nd, 2020

For women of color on Louisiana’s Gulf Coast, everyday environmental and climate activism is entangled with intimate lives. It is April, and it is hot and humid in…

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Top Articles of 2019

Chelsea Horton , December 20th, 2019

Another year almost done! Sit back, relax, and read some of the most-clicked articles on the website in 2019. With thanks to everyone involved with Anthropology News this…

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Finding Home

Alexandra Frankel , July 11th, 2019

As Neil Armstrong stepped onto the moon my mother leapt toward marriage in Tehran. The night of the moon landing fell in the middle of a hectic week…

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Fluid Masculinity: The case of Krishna

The Familiar Strange , March 10th, 2019

As Rama becomes more and more the icon of “virile Hinduism” and the symbol of a new kind of hegemonic, patriarchal, masculinity, so Krishna is held up as…

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What Is This Lahu Thing Called Love?

Alexandra Frankel , January 28th, 2019

How pop music videos perform a simultaneously Lahu and modern identity. As the music video begins, we see a young man waiting anxiously, peering through a gate. A…

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Japan’s Emerging Emotional Tech

Alexandra Frankel , January 25th, 2019

Are we developing emotional machines with all-too-human capacities for care? An interactive scene from Gatebox Inc.’s promotional video. Gatebox Inc. There is a moment in Spike Jonze’s film…

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Love and the Pursuit of Home after War

Alexandra Frankel , January 25th, 2019

Among Acholis, ideals of home and a good life are resilient even if everyday realities increasingly diverge from such aspirations. There is a tendency to think about love…

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Looking for Mr. Right Now

Alexandra Frankel , January 25th, 2019

What we talk about when we talk about Tinder. I have never been good at dating. I simply refused to acknowledge the subtleties and rituals of courtship, to…

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Love-Politics and the Carceral Encounter

Alexandra Frankel , January 25th, 2019

For community organizers in New Orleans, action to oppose the carceral state first requires the building of community. We were in the middle of one of Voice of…

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Love will tear us apart

Pris Nasrat , August 23rd, 2018

I can’t believe I’m having to write this, a matter of days after I finished editing and publishing something I felt proud about – my first public anthropology…


For the Love of Football

Megan Raschig , August 21st, 2018

After sitting through exactly 70 minutes of meetings and film-watching, the players made their way out to the practice field by 8:30 a.m., equipped in pads and helmets….

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All you need is love…

Pris Nasrat , August 18th, 2018

In her two part article Envisioning Theory: An Anthropological Teaching Experiment, Dr Stefanie Mauksch narrates the pedagogical experiments that she and her co-teacher Dr Friederike Eichner. These ex…


Ep. #19 Anthro & policy-making, digital disruption, online research, & what is love? This month on TFS

The Familiar Strange , August 5th, 2018

This month, Simon starts us off (1:08) asking, how can we make the knowledge we gain from anthropology matter for policy and government? “There’s no reason why [anthropology]…

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The Obsession with Death, But Fear of Dying

Colleen Carroll , February 8th, 2018

In my observation of society there has always been an obsession with death. Death is everywhere in pop culture from blazing articles on tabloid pages at the supermarket…

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On Kindness and What the World Needs Now w/ Hannah Brencher

Nina Oria-Loureiro , November 17th, 2016

Have you ever felt disconnected from your relationships and your life because of your reliance on your phone and social media? Do you ever feel nostalgia for the…

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The Perils of Adulthood Part 1: Making New Friends

thenarcissisticanthropologist , June 3rd, 2016

The other day I was in my car listening to an episode of one of my favorite podcasts , This American Life.  The theme was related to the…

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Dreaming of the Inevitable – A Lecture by Samuli Schielke

Samuli Schielke , February 17th, 2016

Today we are pleased to share this talk by our ‘Allie’ Samuli Schielke. The talk is titled ‘Dreaming of the Inevitable: How Money, Morals and Destiny Come Together When Young Egyptia…


Up the Anthropologist – Anthropology Day, Jukebox, Migration & Breakfast

Miia Halme-Tuomisaari , February 15th, 2016

Hello everyone – it’s yet another glorious Allegra week! Fine, admittedly the weather in some parts of the world (aka where this post is being written) does not…


Achy Breaky Heart

Elyse Bailey , February 12th, 2016

This Valentine’s Day Anthropology News takes an alternative look at contemporary romance. Ilana Gershon shares her reflections on relationships and breakups, based on research for her 2010 book,…

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Do Brands Have The Power To Change The World?

thenarcissisticanthropologist , November 19th, 2015

  Here is the one true thing I know about humans having studied them in action and been one myself for many years: we are essentially “good”. Whether…

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Let Your Let Shine #UnitedWeStand #PrayfortheWorld

sydneyyeager , November 16th, 2015

Let your light shine in the face of terror, hatred, and evil. Only if we stand united in love, will our inner light be able to banish this…

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X SIBERIAN STUDIES CONFERENCE – PASSION FOR LIFE, Emotions, Feelings and Perception in the North and Siberia

Stephan Dudeck , October 6th, 2015

A really early announcement for a great conference on Arctic Anthropology! I hope to meet many of the readers of our blog in a years time in St….

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