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Sarah Hillewaert on her book, Morality on the Margins

| , May 2nd, 2022


Interview by Kamala Russell Morality at the Margins: Youth, Language, and Islam in Coastal Kenya Interview by Kamala Russell Morality at the Margins: Youth, Language, and Islam in…


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Masks and Their Moralities

joeclifford95 , August 29th, 2021


For some, instructions to wear masks in public places have been an opportunity to chart new courses in fashion or have simply been a minor inconvenience in the…


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Abolition and the Colonial Amnesia of Caribbean Prison Systems

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds/Blogs , August 25th, 2020


The need for alternatives to prisons and prison reform in the Caribbean is long past due IntroductionProcesses of historical erasure scar the Caribbean and remove transhistorical context. …


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Cain and Able: A Reflection on Coronavirus

Anthropology365 , August 11th, 2020


The story of Cain and Able from the Christian Holy Bible is common knowledge but to recap. Cain and Able both offer sacrifices to God: Cain offering produce…


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#Review: Meat Planet

Purbasha Mazumdar , July 18th, 2020


If the proponents of cultured meat are to be believed we might be soon headed towards a future in which bioreactors replace, or at least exist alongside, industrial…


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#Review: Contesting Leviathan

Josef Adriel De Guzman , July 2nd, 2020


In Contesting Leviathan, a reference on both the mythical sea-serpent and Thomas Hobbes’ political philosophy, Les Beldo seeks to provide a multi-faceted view of the Makah whaling conflict,…


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Aging in the Absence of the Young and in the Presence of the Ancestor Spirits, by Maria Louw Aarhus University

Maria Louw , July 2nd, 2019


In this blog post I will present a research project I am currently engaged in and reflect on some of my preliminary findings. The project is part of…


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Is Hunger Culture-Bound? by Sophie Chao

Sophie Chao , June 7th, 2019


Over the last decade, indigenous Marind communities in the rural district of Merauke, West Papua, have seen vast swaths of their forests and savannas razed to make way…


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A Reader’s Guide to the Anthropology of Ethics and Morality – Part III by Jeannette Pols

Jeannette Pols , November 1st, 2018


Editor’s note: We asked several scholars which readings they would recommend to students or colleagues interested in familiarizing themselves with the anthropology of ethics and morality. This is…


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Syria: The New Terra Nullius

Maximilian C. Forte , October 7th, 2018


SYRIA, seat of an Islamic Caliphate. Syria, site of the Middle East’s newest liberal democracy. Syria, socialist paradise. Syria, a corrupt and murderous dictatorship that practices genocide. Syria,…


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Australia’s Values-Based Asylum Activism

Alexandra Frankel , August 28th, 2018


This article is part of the Maintaining Refuge series. Part one of the series can be found on AnthroSource. Activist appeals to moral and national ideals hold lessons…


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What’s in a Kiss?

Oguz Alyanak , October 27th, 2017


On a late October day in 2016, police detained 17 journalists in a raid on the Istanbul offices of Turkey’s oldest newspaper, Cumhuriyet, as part of the post-July…


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Stephen P. Reyna: Is Mr. Trump a legitimacy crisis?

Focaal Web Editor , February 16th, 2017


In the wake of Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration, one US representative, John Lewis, fueled widespread media debates with a claim that he does not believe Mr. Trump to…


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Web Roundup: Something Rotten – Scent, Morality, Good and Evil by Sara M Bergstresser

Sara M Bergstresser , December 7th, 2016


A well-known quote from Hamlet is “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark.” This, of course, refers to the illegitimate and immoral reign of the fictional King…


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A reader’s guide to the anthropology of ethics and morality – Part II by Webb Keane

Webb Keane , October 28th, 2016


Editor’s note: We asked several scholars which readings they would recommend to students or colleagues interested in familiarizing themselves with the anthropology of ethics and morality. This i…


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A reader’s guide to the anthropology of ethics and morality – Part I by C. Jason Throop

C. Jason Throop , September 30th, 2016


Editors note: We asked several scholars which readings they would recommend to students or colleagues interested in familiarizing themselves with the anthropology of ethics and morality. This is…


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Occasional Paper 6: Destructivistas

Material World , September 13th, 2016


Joel Cahen (2012, revised 2016) With our present day awareness, the arts as we have known them up to now appear to us in general to be fakes…


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Web Roundup: Ethical Technology, Moral Medicine by Emily Goldsher-Diamond

Emily Goldsher-Diamond , June 30th, 2016


Researchers at MIT have launched Moral Machine, a web project to help gauge human perspectives on “moral decisions made by machine intelligence.” The project comes in the wake…


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Moral crises: magical and secular solutions (Gluckman 1964)

John Postill , May 19th, 2016


via HAU journal This work is licensed under the Creative Commons | © Max Gluckman. ISSN 2049-1115 (Online). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14318/hau4.2.025 REPRINT Moral crises Magical and secular solution…


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Spiders!

A. J. West , November 2nd, 2015


       I like spiders a lot. I think they're brilliant: not only do they look gorgeously primeval, they help to keep the house free from flies and mosquitoes,…


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Drugs are… good? No, that can’t be right. Can it?

Hilary Agro , September 15th, 2015


Like most academics, I’m obsessive. I spend a lot of my free time doing searches for new research on recreational drug use. I do this partly because there’s…


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The Greek Crisis and the Dangers of Culture

Human Economy Blog , August 24th, 2015


By Cristiano Lanzano


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The Greek Crisis and the Dangers of Culture

Human Economy Blog , August 24th, 2015


By Cristiano Lanzano


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The Greek Crisis and the Dangers of Culture

Unknown , August 24th, 2015


By Cristiano Lanzano


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