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Gotong Royong: a recent flood and strong leadership strengthen a system of solidarity in Lombok

standplaatswereld , February 16th, 2022


By Jop Koopman On the 6th of December 2021, a massive flood happened in the area of Gunungsari in West Lombok. Floods are not rare in the rainy…


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The Limit of Defense: Life in a Taiwanese Military Training Center during the COVID-19 Pandemic by Leo Chu

Leo Chu , October 26th, 2021


On the morning of 23rd February 2021, I boarded a bus from my home in northern Taiwan to a nearby military training center. There I joined another four…


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Naming the Virus, Becoming the Virus: Affective Forces of Threat from Hà Nội to Atlanta and the Possibility for Anti-Racist Solidarities

Tiên-Dung Hà , July 6th, 2021


“Chống dịch như chống giặc” (“Fight the pandemic like an invader”) has become Vietnam’s slogan in its battle against COVID-19. From the pandemic’s onset until April 2021, Vietnam…


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It takes two to tango by Miriam Verhage

Miriam Verhage , August 15th, 2020


This post draws on findings from a phone-based qualitative interview project in the Netherlands. During April 2020, we interviewed 59 seniors about their experiences during the COVID-19 crisis…


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ARHE Solidarity Statement

Deon Claiborne , June 19th, 2020


We, in the Anthropological Responses to Health Emergencies Special Interest Group (ARHE SIG), condemn the recent killing of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, David McAtee, Tony McDade,…


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The Significance of Covid-19 as Crisis by Marijn Nieuwenhuis

Marijn Nieuwenhuis , May 21st, 2020


What is the significance of COVID-19? The honest response is that I don’t know which, however, does not prevent me from thinking that it has something crucial to…


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A ‘grand projet’: Universal Health Coverage and social protection in Senegal by Anna Wood

Anna Wood , May 12th, 2020


Promotional materials from the global campaign to achieve Universal Health Coverage by the year 2030. Copyright UHC2030 – reproduced here under ‘fair use’ for academic purposes. “Health for…


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COVID-19 and the Failure of Neoliberalism in the Face of Crisis

Anthropology365 , March 23rd, 2020


We are firmly set in the middle of a global pandemic at the moment. As it currently stands, the World Health Organization (WHO) is reporting just under 300,000…


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Intercultural Learning Community on Food, Culture and Social Justice, Part II

foodanthro , January 3rd, 2020


The Intercultural Learning Community at the vegan restaurant, Quinoa, operated by one of our own members, Luz Zaruma Joan Gross Oregon State University Just as our fall term…


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#Review: Out of “love” and “solidarity”

Anna Kyriazi , July 19th, 2019


Out of “love” and “solidarity”, an ethnography written in Greek, is Katerina Rozakou’s insightful study of two volunteer organizations that helped refugees in Athens in the early 200…


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Lateral Solidarity by Raphaëlle Rabanes

Raphaëlle Rabanes , March 25th, 2019


It was the afternoon of December 31st. Dinner had been served in the bedrooms of the rehabilitation clinic, but Ms. Dats decided that hers could wait: She had…


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Holding, Centering, Being: The many ways we live in the world.

Uzma , March 19th, 2019


Images and notes overwhelmed my various forms of media: I was flooded with New Zealand. My heart was flooded, my being was flooded, and I knew, once again,…


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Lessons on Social Difference from an Ancient Maya City | Ryan Collins | TEDxBrandeisUniversity – This Anthro Life

Ryan Collins , June 1st, 2018


Hey Listeners, we wanted to share some news. As you have probably noticed, TAL has been slow to post as of late. Both Ryan and Adam have finished…


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Marching for Science w/Valorie Aquino – This Anthro Life

Ryan Collins , April 11th, 2018


On this episode of This Anthro Life, hosts Ryan Collins and Adam Gamwell are joined by TAL correspondent and guest host Astrid Countee and by a very special…


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My Brother is an Only Child. #Precarity and Solidarity in Post-Neoliberal Societies

Salvatore Poier , March 22nd, 2018


This text, written by our guest editor Salvatore Poier, is a plea for solidarity and a request to engage in a vigorous and honest debate about the meaning…


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Overlapped Precarities #precarity

K. Zeynep Sariaslan , December 14th, 2017


The EASA AGM Seminar in Bern simply came in a bad time. It confronted me with a dilemma: while I was eager to follow the workshops and act…


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How to write about #precarity from a precarious position

Annika Lems , December 12th, 2017


Let me start with a confession: Throughout the past year or so I have become somewhat hesitant to attend conferences and other academic gatherings. This sense of reluctance…


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The uncanny predictability of precarious existence #precarity

Katja Seidel , December 11th, 2017


EASA’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) Symposium “On politics and precarities in academia: anthropological perspectives” took place in mid-November at the University of Bern. The two-day seminar, organis…


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Solidarity #humanitarianism: The blurred boundaries of humanitarianism in Greece

Katerina Rozakou , September 27th, 2017


Solidarity humanitarianism Taking as a vantage point the blossoming humanitarian milieu that emerged as a response to the “refugee crisis” in Greece after 2015, I reflect on how…


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The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatter Syllabus, Week 28: Michelle Stewart, Towards Accomplices not Allies—in the Classroom and the Streets

michellestewart1 , April 20th, 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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Fear, Fire, and Solidarity in New Orleans

foodanthro , February 8th, 2017


David Beriss Someone tried to burn down the Flaming Torch restaurant last week. The restaurant, located in my neighborhood in New Orleans, is a French bistro that has…


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Public Anthropology is More Important Than Ever

Emma Louise Backe , November 12th, 2016


As The Geek Anthropologist has expanded over the past several years, the editors have had a number of discussions about our identity as an online publication. Though our…


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The Amatriciana per Amatrice Campaign: Reflections on Food, Solidarity, and the Earthquake in Central Italy

foodanthro , October 28th, 2016


Elisa Ascione and Michael A. Di Giovine In the early hours of August 24, 2016, a 6.2 magnitude earthquake rocked Central Italy. Its epicenter lay below small medieval…


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On Solidarity and Molecules (#MakeMuskratRight)

Max Liboiron , October 20th, 2016


Deferring to molecules rather than social movements when it comes to contamination is a case of power relations.


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