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Anthropology Now and Then in the American Museum of Natural History

Figure 1. American Museum of Natural History, Manhattan. Courtesy https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/ File%3AAmerican_Museum_Natural_History_3792476001_6cab532900.jpg. By Smart Destinations (http:…

The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, Week 4: Gina Athena Ulysse on “Race: The Power of an Illusion”

The editors of Anthropoliteia are happy to present the latest entry in on ongoing series The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, which will mobilize anthropological work as a pedagogical…

Call for Papers: Museums and Their Publics at Sites of Conflicted History

Via Barbara Kirschenblatt Gimblett Museums of history face a particular challenge in societies that have experienced conflict and violence in recent memory and radical geopolitical and ideological cha…

An Interview with Rachel Tavaras, Indiana University Graduate and Collections Manager at the Museum of Miniature Houses in Carmel, Indiana

Rachel Tavaras grew up in the Chicago area and earned undergraduate degrees in History and Anthropology, both in the College of Arts and Sciences at Indiana University (IU),…

Austerity Bites: Food Stories from Lewisham

Are you planning to be in or near London anytime between May 25 and June 6? If so, you may want to head over to Lewisham, where you…

Curating Gathering Voices

An Exhibition at the American Philosophical Society On April 15th the American Philosophical Society (APS) opened the third in a series of exhibitions on Thomas Jefferson—a member and…

Squeezing one year of fieldwork in New Zealand in three months

By Vivian Mac Gillavry Photo: A. Martineau During the first year of my Bachelor study in anthropology, we were told that the best field research should take at…

The Kutai Inscriptions – Introduction

     The earliest inscriptions from Indo-Malaysia are generally considered to be the Kutai inscriptions from eastern Borneo (now a national park), dated on stylistic grounds to the fourth…

The Kutai Inscriptions – Introduction

     The earliest inscriptions from Indo-Malaysia are generally considered to be the Kutai inscriptions from eastern Borneo (now a national park), dated on stylistic grounds to the fourth…

The Kutai Inscriptions – Introduction

     The earliest inscriptions from Indo-Malaysia are generally considered to be the Kutai inscriptions from eastern Borneo (now a national park), dated on stylistic grounds to the fourth…

The Bodies Exhibit

I recently visited the Bodies exhibit at Atlantic Station which features anatomical presentations of preserved human corpses. They kind of ease you in. The exhibit opens tamely with…

Guggenheim Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Via Guggenheim.org This month, the Guggenheim Museum is proud to donate 100 images of artworks to Wikipedia, including selections from the museum’s collection by Edgar Degas, Paul Klee,…

12. Ethnosymposium der Studierenden in Halle (Saale): Call for Contribution – 14.-17. Mai 2015

Call for Contribution – 14.-17.05.2015 12. Ethnosymposium der Studierenden in Halle (Saale) Diesen Call for Contribution als PDF herunterladen: deutsch oder englisch LebensWelten KSA – WTF 2.O…

Das Museum of Anthropology in Vancouver – im Gespräch mit Maria Venne

MOA, im Sommer 2014, von Maria Das Museum of Anthropology in Vancouver (MOA) ist eine einzigartige Institution an der Westküste Kanadas, auf dem traditionellen Land der Musqeam People. Hier…

Von Missionaren, Ethnologen und der Musealisierung exotischer Welten. Das Museum „Haus Völker und Kulturen“ der Steyler Missionare in Sankt Augustin.

Es ist in unserer heutigen Welt eine unhinterfragte Selbstverständlichkeit, dass insbesondere Großstädte ihr kulturpolitisches Programm mit völkerkundlichen bzw. ethnologischen Museen schmücken, um ei…