Tag: Stress

4. Advent: Die Vorweihnachtszeit – Zwischen Besinnlichkeit und Stress

Stella Köchling , December 20th, 2021


Schon wieder ist ein Jahr vergangen und wir sind in der Adventszeit angelangt. Wir möchten euch jedoch nicht ohne (mehr oder weniger) kulturanthropologischen Input in das neue Jahr…


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Ausgeglichenheit in Abschlussphasen

Mareike , June 29th, 2021


Viele, die derzeit in Abschlussphasen von BA, MA und Promotion sind, haben über die üblichen Stressthemen – Zeit ist knapp, Mehrfachbelastung, Bin ich gut genug? Wie geht es…


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Privilege and pressure: international students in Germany during Covid-19

Gordana Zhura , July 13th, 2020


The complexities of today’s world have enabled an ever extending exposure to stress, often a combination of stress factors of an existential nature that threaten the balance of…


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The Place That Is Our Home

Post-Bureaucratic Stress: Reflections on getting a police check in Vietnam

Jodie-Lee Trembath , September 26th, 2018


Bureaucracy is so deadly dull because it’s so mundane. But, as Steve Woolgar points out in his book Mundane Governance, the Latin etymology of ‘mundane’ is ‘of the…


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Alison Mountz, “Women on the Edge”

Eli Thorkelson , June 12th, 2017


The geographer Alison Mountz published a remarkable paper last year, “Women on the edge: Workplace stress at universities in North America” in The Canadian Geographer (or on ResearchGate) . Based…


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The #slow professor (book excerpt)

Maggie Berg , June 28th, 2016


The Slow Professor  originated in telephone conversations about coping with our academic jobs. Not reading an email sent by the department chair at 10:45 p.m. until the next…


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Stop Blaming Parents for Our Society’s Failures

Carie Little Hersh , April 24th, 2016


Yet another parenting article popped up in my Facebook feed this week. Not a How-To parenting article, which is annoying enough, but a You’re-Doing-Everything-Wrong parenting article. Generation X’s…


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Surviving the Holidays, Anthropologist Style

Carie Little Hersh , December 19th, 2015


As the holidays inch closer, and you’re beginning to dread joining the bag of mixed nuts you call your family, consider approaching them with anthropologists’ eyes this year….


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anthro in the news 10/5/15

anthropologyworks , October 5th, 2015


  The Vatican, source: Creative Commons An anthropologist meets the Pope The Huffington Post published an article by Nancy Scheper-Hughes, medical anthropologist at the University of California B…


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Imploding Families

The Anxious Anthropologist , September 19th, 2015


Arriving at work today I was met by my coworker who wanted to talk. We’ve worked together for about three years and I see her when she comes…


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Oppression, Mental Health, and the House Science Committee

daniel.lende , October 23rd, 2014


By Steven Folmar, Associate Professor and Associate Chair of Anthropology, Wake Forest University      On September 15 of this year, I learned from my Program Officer at the N…


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INTER-REFLEXIONS-2014

ukvisualanth , May 27th, 2014


  Reflexion– expression without words; a remark expressing careful consideration; a calm, lengthy, intent consideration. Inter– Between, among; mutually; reciprocally   Marlowe L…


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