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Academic Freedom under Threat in India

Benjamin Zachariah , February 28th, 2021


Since coming to power in 2014, India’s Hindu nationalist regime has been steadily shrinking the spaces of political and academic freedom. Its latest moves show a continuing tendency…


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William Suárez-Gómez and Ismael García-Colón: Puerto Rico: Resistance in the world’s oldest colony

Focaal Web Editor , September 11th, 2019


In July 2019, Puerto Rico was in turmoil. An organic movement asking for the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rosselló emerged throughout this US colonial territory. After 12 days…


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The Revolution that Wasn’t (Yet): Reflections on Iran’s protests two months out

Simon Theobald , March 7th, 2018


I still remember vividly the words of an informant who, when asking him about his vision of a freer Iran, responded adamantly, “we don’t need more freedom, what…


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The Price of Eggs: Iran’s protests beyond democracy and capitalism

Simon Theobald , January 10th, 2018


As the dust settles on Iran’s recent bout of protests, the surge of commentary, punditry, and analysis is likely to continue, no longer working to explain these apparently…


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The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatter Syllabus, Week 31: Adia Benton on Public Health, Ebola and Black Lives on Both Sides of the Atlantic

smulla16 , May 17th, 2017


The editors of Anthropoliteia are happy to continue an ongoing series The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, which will mobilize anthropological work as a pedagogical exercise addressin…


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The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatter Syllabus, Week 20: Sameena Mulla on Policing Mental Health and Metzl’s The Protest Psychosis

smulla16 , February 22nd, 2017


The editors of Anthropoliteia are happy to continue an ongoing series The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, which will mobilize anthropological work as a pedagogical exercise addressin…


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D+A #2: What Makes a Protest Successful and How do I get involved?

Gamwell , February 6th, 2017


Today’s D+A minisode follows on the heels of last week’s powerful conversation with Jara Connell on protesting and people-powered forms of resistance. In this minisode Jara offers us…


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The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, Week 7: Faye Harrison on Teaching “Black Lives Matter”

smulla16 , October 19th, 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 Project, Week 3: Amrita Ibrahim on The People and the Police

smulla16 , September 21st, 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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Stable Instability: renewed turmoil in Ethiopia (part 2)

standplaatswereld , September 16th, 2016


Qilinto prison burning, Addis Ababa 3 September 2016.  Opposition voices state that not the fire but the prison guards killed more than 60 inmates, most of them political…


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Guinea’s Anti-Government Rally: Half a Million People and a Stray Bullet

Human Economy Blog , August 19th, 2016


Credit: AFP By Joschka Philipps Thierno Hamidou Diallo, may he rest in peace, was fatally shot on August 16th, 2016. He is the sad victim of the anti-government…


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Guinea’s Anti-Government Rally: Half a Million People and a Stray Bullet

Human Economy Blog , August 19th, 2016


Credit: AFP By Joschka Philipps Thierno Hamidou Diallo, may he rest in peace, was fatally shot on August 16th, 2016. He is the sad victim of the anti-government…


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Guinea’s Anti-Government Rally: Half a Million People and a Stray Bullet

Unknown , August 19th, 2016


Credit: AFP By Joschka Philipps Thierno Hamidou Diallo, may he rest in peace, was fatally shot on August 16th, 2016. He is the sad victim of the anti-government…


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Guinea’s Anti-Government Rally: Half a Million People and a Stray Bullet

Human Economy Blog , August 19th, 2016


Credit: AFP By Joschka Philipps Thierno Hamidou Diallo, may he rest in peace, was fatally shot on August 16th, 2016. He is the sad victim of the anti-government…


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Zimbabwe in Turmoil: People Rise Up Against the Government

Human Economy Blog , July 12th, 2016


Credit: Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters By Simba J. Hungwe On Wednesday 6 July, while international mainstream media focused on South African athlete Oscar Pistorius’ sentence for murder, Zimbabweans engaged …


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Zimbabwe in Turmoil: People Rise Up Against the Government

Human Economy Blog , July 12th, 2016


Credit: Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters By Simba J. Hungwe On Wednesday 6 July, while international mainstream media focused on South African athlete Oscar Pistorius’ sentence for murder, Zimbabweans engaged …


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Zimbabwe in Turmoil: People Rise Up Against the Government

Unknown , July 12th, 2016


Credit: Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters By Simba J. Hungwe On Wednesday 6 July, while international mainstream media focused on South African athlete Oscar Pistorius’ sentence for murder, Zimbabweans engaged …


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Zimbabwe in Turmoil: People Rise Up Against the Government

Human Economy Blog , July 12th, 2016


Credit: Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters By Simba J. Hungwe On Wednesday 6 July, while international mainstream media focused on South African athlete Oscar Pistorius’ sentence for murder, Zimbabweans engaged …


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Mobiles and protest: four areas in need of further theorisation

John Postill , July 31st, 2015


Extract from Monterde, A. and J. Postill 2014. Mobile ensembles: The uses of mobile phones for social protest by Spain’s indignados. In G. Goggin and L. Hjorth (eds.)…


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The Lost Space of Dissent: Amidst Charleston’s Unity

mstalcup , July 14th, 2015


The Editors of Anthropoliteia welcome Bradley Dunseith with a report from Charleston, South Carolina Knights of Columbus hall in Charleston, South Carolina. June 2015. Photo by Bradley Dunseith…


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Unravelling Goliath

mstalcup , June 15th, 2015


The editors of Anthropoliteia welcome Christopher Gaffney with a commentary on the current crisis at FIFA and its implications “Unfair Players” Photo by Christopher Gaffney CC BY-NC-PSA 4….


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A Guatemalan Spring?

Ted Fischer , May 13th, 2015


Photo: @PrensaComunitar Recent protests in Guatemala–organized through social media and that successfully forced the Vice- president to resign–recall the Arab Spring of 2011. Known as the “Land of…


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A Guatemalan Spring?

Unknown , May 13th, 2015


Photo: @PrensaComunitar Recent protests in Guatemala–organized through social media and that successfully forced the Vice- president to resign–recall the Arab Spring of 2011. Known as the “Land of…


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A Guatemalan Spring?

Ted Fischer , May 13th, 2015


Photo: @PrensaComunitar Recent protests in Guatemala–organized through social media and that successfully forced the Vice- president to resign–recall the Arab Spring of 2011. Known as the “Land of…


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