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EP# 80 Reborn Dolls & The Use of Social Sciences: This Month on TFS 

The Familiar Strange , September 19th, 2021


The Familiar Strange · EP# 80 Reborn Dolls & The Use of Social Sciences: This Month on TFS This week we’re diving into the world of Reborn dolls…


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Qualifying Exam Essay: Attending to Animals in Anthropology

Anthropology365 , August 13th, 2021


I have passed my qualifying exams and so am making my essays available on my blog. The other essays can be found: Power and Politics Within and Beyond…


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Imagining the #PostCoronaUniversity in Brazil

Claiton da Silva , June 29th, 2020


Frequently, we Brazilian scholars have received concerned questions from foreign colleagues asking what the h… is happening in Brazil. In fact, the situation in the country since June…


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Ethnographic Ableism: Structural Silencing of Physical Disability in Anthropological Research

thenewethnographer , August 20th, 2018


Micha Rahder is Assistant Professor of Anthropology in the Department of Geography & Anthropology at Louisiana State University. Her research centers on the intersection of science and social…


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CfP for AAA2018: Inter-topia: Productive tensions within the collisions of techno-utopianism and techno-dystopianism

Angela VandenBroek , March 15th, 2018


Panel Organizers: Jeremy Trombley (SUNY Cortland) and Angela VandenBroek (Binghamton University) Sites of digital technology development are immersed in competing techno-utopian and -dystopian ideolog…


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Adventures in Blogging: Bringing Anthropology to the World

Anne , February 15th, 2018


For World Anthropology Day, we asked Paul Stoller to share his thoughts on the urgent need for a more public anthropology, as well as his ideas about blogging…


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Book Review: Routledge Handbook of International Political Sociology edited by Xavier Guillaume and Pinar Bilgin

Rose Deller , January 24th, 2018


In Routledge Handbook of International Political Sociology, editors Xavier Guillaume and Pinar Bilgin bring together contributors to explore methodologies, theories and sites of analysis emerging out …


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Book Review: Building Better Societies: Promoting Social Justice in a World Falling Apart edited by Rowland Atkinson, Lisa McKenzie and Simon Winlow

Rose Deller , January 4th, 2018


In Building Better Societies: Promoting Social Justice in a World Falling Apart, editors Rowland Atkinson, Lisa Mckenzie and Simon Winlow make a compelling moral case for the social sciences to challe…


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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 future of designing autonomous systems will involve ethnographers

Madeleine clare elish , June 28th, 2016


Note from the Editor, Tricia Wang: Next up in our Co-designing with machines edition is Madeleine Clare Elish, (@mcette), is an anthropologist and researcher at Data & Society, presents a…


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An Engineering Anthropologist: Why tech companies need to hire software developers with ethnographic skills

Astrid Countee , June 22nd, 2016


Note from the Editor, Tricia Wang: I’m very please to announce that the next contributor in the Co-designing with machines edition is Astrid Countee (@ianthro), an anthropologist, software de…


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The human-side of artificial intelligence and machine learning

Steven Gustafson , June 20th, 2016


Note from the Editor, Tricia Wang: Next up in our Co-designing with machines edition is Steven Gustafson (@stevengustafson), founder of the Knowledge Discovery Lab at the General Electric Gl…


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The hidden story of how metrics are being used in courtrooms and newsrooms to make more decisions

Angèle Christin , June 20th, 2016


Note from the Editor, Tricia Wang: The next author for the Co-designing with machines edition is Angèle Christin (@angelechristin), sociologist and Postdoctoral Fellow at the Data & Soci…


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Why do brands lose their chill? How bots, algorithms, and humans can work together on social media

Molly Templeton , June 17th, 2016


Editor’s Note: The fourth contributor to the Co-designing with machines edition is Molly Templeton (@mollymeme), digital and social media expert, Director of Social Media at Everybody …


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Lou and Cee Cee prepare for fieldwork in the future: a world where robots conduct ethnography

Alicia Dudek , June 17th, 2016


Editor’s Note: Kicking off our Co-designing with machines edition is Alicia Dudek (@aliciadudek), Innovation Insight Lead & Design Ethnographer at Deloitte Digital Australia. Using …


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Co-designing with machines: moving beyond the human/machine binary

tricia wang , June 13th, 2016


Letter from the Editor: I am happy to announce Welcome to the The Co-Desinging with Machines edition. As someone with one foot in industry redesigning organizations to flourish in a…


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Lemon Difficult: Building a Strategic Speculation Consultancy

Joseph Lindley , March 3rd, 2016


Joseph Lindley works with design fiction in order to facilitate meaningful speculation about the future. In between he likes to make music, take photographs and combine the other two…


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Don’t panic: the smart city is here!

dasdingwang , February 18th, 2016


Ding Wang, in her own words, ‘has a special interest in pursuing degrees whose names consist of two random words’ (specifically Tourism Management, Design Ethnography, and now Dig…


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Everybody’s an Ethnographer!

dhruvsharma101 , February 11th, 2016


Dhruv Sharma has a background in anthropology, has worked in various countries as an ethnographer, and also holds a master’s degree in design ethnography from Dundee University. His doctoral …


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What’s the matter with Ethnography?

Robert Potts , February 9th, 2016


Robert Potts is a filmmaker, lecturer, designer, and PhD candidate at the HighWire Centre for Doctoral Training who takes special interest in a diverse range of subjects including shared narr…


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What on Earth is Post Disciplinary Ethnography?

Joseph Lindley , January 26th, 2016


This post is part of the Post Disciplinary Ethnography Edition. ‘Jargon free’ text is the name of the game according to the Ethnography Matters style guide, so titling…


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We have a Slack! Join us at Ethnography Hangout to discuss applied ethnography

tricia wang , January 26th, 2016


The Ethnography Matters, Anthrodesign, and EPIC teams have created a Slack channel for conversations about ​ethnographic methods. At Ethnography Hangout, we are an interdisciplinary group wea…


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Ethnography celebration and retrospective: We’re back!

Heather Ford , January 20th, 2016


The editors of Ethnography Matters are pleased to announce that we’re back to our regular editorial calendar for 2016. We’ve set up a new series schedule for the year,…


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