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Protesting the Powers that Be and Being the Power that Protests w/ Jara Connell

Gamwell , February 1st, 2017


  What does mass-protesting accomplish? Does no arrests equate success? Why is protesting disruptive? And more! In this action packed episode of This Anthropological Life, Aneil, Adam, and…


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Hannah Arendt and Martin Luther King Jr.: The Next #AnthReadIn on February 17, 2017

Carole McGranahan , January 30th, 2017


By: JC Salyer and Paige West On January 20, over one thousand anthropologists came together to read Michel Foucault’s lecture eleven in “Society Must Be Defended.” What began…


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A Field Guide to Trump’s Swamp

Janine R. Wedel , January 19th, 2017


The president-elect has populated “the swamp” with power brokers who are marred by potential conflicts of interest. Andrew Harnik/Associated Press For me, a social anthropologist who has …


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The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatter Syllabus Project, Week 13: Noah Tamarkin on thinking with South African Activists and Artists

smulla16 , December 7th, 2016


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…


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Selective access or how states make #remoteness

Swargajyoti Gohain , November 22nd, 2016


What makes a place remote? Is remoteness that which is geographically distant from the centre of administrative, political and economic activities? Or is remoteness a construct of connectivity?…


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#teachingthedisaster

zoe , November 11th, 2016


On Wednesday morning, amid the turbulent mix of feelings that washed across the country and beyond its borders, an anxious existential question took hold of many of us:…


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The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, Week 8: Bianca C. Williams On “The Uses of Anger” By Audre Lorde

anthropoliteiaadmin , November 3rd, 2016


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…


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Some thoughts: On the south, doing (Black) ethnography, and dismantling the IBLCE

Acquanda Stanford , October 15th, 2016


I am back from summer. I had a tremendous time over the past couple of months and I enjoyed (nearly) … Continue reading →


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

smulla16 , September 28th, 2016


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…


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The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus, Week 2: Elizabeth Chin on bell hooks (and Sidney Mintz, Voltaire, and Kara Walker)

smulla16 , September 14th, 2016


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…


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Reclaiming Detroit: Decolonizing Archaeology in the Postindustrial City

Decolonizing Anthropology , July 5th, 2016


This entry is part 10 of 10 in the Decolonizing Anthropology series. By Krysta Ryzewski Detroit moves quickly; issues of scale and pace in a city of this…


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Making Sense of Finance: Boundaries, Institutions, and Power with Caitlin Zaloom

aneiltripathy , June 12th, 2016


Join TaL’s Aneil Tripathy and Caitlin Zaloom, NYU Associate Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis, as they discuss Zaloom’s research on futures markets and most recently student debt….


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Amitav Ghosh – The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable

jeremy schmidt , June 3rd, 2016


This new title from Amitav Ghosh, one the world’s finest literary minds looks very interesting. More at U Chicago Press here. I’ve put a series of four lectures…


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Domestic Policy: The Resolutions Will Not Be Televised

Daniel Souleles , May 26th, 2016


This is the fifth post in a sequence called Strange Rumblings in the Meritocracy. Given that we as a discipline seem to feel empowered to develop a foreign…


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What would your university look like if you could just say, “no?”

Daniel Souleles , May 23rd, 2016


This is the Fourth post in a sequence called Strange Rumblings in the Meritocracy. Sometime towards the end of graduate school, I got it into my head that…


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#Review: The Politics of Humanitarianism: Power, Ideology and Aid

Nichola Khan , May 18th, 2016


Humanitarianism is a chimera, arguably an infection, but certainly an ethos and organising principle of our age that intersects with transformative moral-political modes of inquiry and praxis. This…


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On the margins of politics

Proshant Chakraborty , April 16th, 2016


I am going slightly out of depths with this post, traversing into the territory of yet-to-be-formed thoughts, which could either be speculations or reflections; responses, or idiosyncratic musings….


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Dancing “My Humps” in Rural China

Tom McDonald , April 12th, 2016


Every evening in Anshan Town, a rural village in China’s Shandong province, around 25 middle-aged women gather in the small public square to dance to the Black Eyed…


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Freddy’s Hair

Kerim , January 29th, 2016


Freddy Lim Campaign Photo A week before historic elections which swept Taiwan’s ruling Nationalist Party (KMT) out of power, KMT candidate Lin Yu-fang (林郁方) asked voters not vote…


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27. Freedom technologists and the future of global justice

John Postill , January 22nd, 2016


This is the twenty-seventh post in the freedom technologists series See also the Directory of freedom technologists  via State of Power 2016 18 January 2016 In the wake…


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The mediated modernities of Tuareg smith women

John Postill , January 20th, 2016


Occasionally I will be posting on this blog some notes under the broad theme of media and change in preparation for the volume Postill, J., E. Ardevol and…


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26. Thoughts on the symposium “Internet in Southeast Asia: Power and Society”

John Postill , December 8th, 2015


This is the twenty-sixth post in the freedom technologists series See also the Directory of freedom technologists  This past 3-4 December 2015 I was at the Bandar Sunway…


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PACSA Bi-Annual Meeting | September 2-4, 2015: #Report

Victoria Kumala Sakti , December 8th, 2015


Over the last decades, ‘moving subjects’ have captivated—if not demanded—more of anthropologists’ attention. As one of the forefront communicators of social phenomena as they are lived ‘elsewhere’, we…


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NGO-graphies: On Knowledge Production and Contention

Rebecca Nelson , November 27th, 2015


The NGOs and Nonprofits Special Interest Group held its second biennial conference before the AAAs last week. It’s designed to give anthropologists and practitioners working in and with…


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