Tag: Public intellectual

Protected: Irish Writers, Anthropologically Speaking: An Interview with Helena Wulff

Is History Over? How Can Power be Soft? Ask Ulf Hannerz

Alma Gottlieb , July 19th, 2017


  The end of history The clash of civilizations The coming anarchy Soft power We’ve all heard these trendy mottos, and most of us have probably cringed. Anthropologists…


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The Story behind “A World of Babies”

Alma Gottlieb , December 10th, 2016


Interested in learning some behind-the-scenes stories about how “A World of Babies” came into existence? Check out a new interview with my co-editor, Judy DeLoache, and me in…


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Writing Ethnographies that Everyone Can Read

Alma Gottlieb , October 21st, 2016


Kristen Ghodsee’s new book, From Notes to Narrative: Writing Ethnographies that Everyone Can Read, was recently published by the University of Chicago Press (in 2016). The discipline of…


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