Tag: panels

APLA at AAA 2018: No Small Change

randiirwin , November 8th, 2018


Co-Sponsored by the Society for Economic Anthropology and APLA Since 2011, anthropologists have been researching cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and the blockchain technologies on which they are bas…


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APLA at AAA 2018: Magical Thinking and Tinkering

randiirwin , November 8th, 2018


In a global context of forced mobility, growing inequality, and economic restructuring and austerity, actors in the social domain face an expanding sphere of intervention and, often, shrinking…


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APLA at AAA 2018: The Uses of Trust

randiirwin , November 8th, 2018


The English legal historian Frederic Maitland argued (around 1900) that the trust was one of the great innovations of his country‚Äôs legal development: a flexible legal mechanism that…


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On the responsibilities of panelists

The Anxious Anthropologist , September 8th, 2016


So you can tell what’s coming here.  The short version is: should panelists provide for a good show (topical, interesting, cutting edge, the presentation of new research, ideas,…


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