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Power Chronography of Food-Delivery Work

noopur raval , August 15th, 2019

*A note from Co-PI Noopur Raval: The arrival and rise of gig-work globally has ushered in a new wave of conversations around the casualization of labor and the…


Ladies ‘Log’: Women’s Safety and Risk Transfer in Ridehailing

Anushree Gupta , August 1st, 2019

*A note from Co-PI Noopur Raval: The arrival and rise of gig-work globally has ushered in a new wave of conversations around the casualization of labor and the precarious…


Fear of/in the Ethnography

thenewethnographer , July 30th, 2019

Dr Tarek Younis is cultural psychologist with a PhD/PsyD in Clinical Psychology. He is an Honorary Research Associate at University College London. His British Academy postdoctoral fellowship was…

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Happy Pride Month!

Baird Campbell , June 18th, 2019

A proposed redesign of the original pride flag, centering the inclusion of marginalized communities within the queer community. Design by Daniel Quasar. In support and solidarity with LGBTQIA+/Queer…


Katherine Verdery on her book, My Life as a Spy

| , April 15th, 2019

https://www.dukeupress.edu/my-life-as-a-spy Interview by Tim Gitzen Tim Gitzen: You describe this book—and the process of reading your police file and writing the book—as part memoir. This is evident…

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The Surveillance Cyborg

Timothy Gitzen , April 9th, 2019

Editor’s Note: This post is part of our ongoing series, “Queering Surveillance,” and was co-written with Alexander Wolff. Surveillance is an embodied experience, both being watched a…


Towards a Queer Art of Surveillance in South Korea

Alexander Wolff , March 12th, 2019

Editor’s Note: This post was co-written with Timothy Gitzen. When is a face not a face? With the launch of the iPhone X that boasts facial recognition capabilities,…


Book Review: My Life as a Spy: Investigations in a Secret Police File by Katherine Verdery

Rose Deller , November 20th, 2018

In My Life as a Spy: Investigations in a Secret Police File, Katherine Verdery offers insight into the history of communism in Romania by exploring the surveillance file created on…

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Regulating Physical Places with Digital Code

batesc , May 31st, 2018

Editor’s Note: This is the seventh and final post in our Law in Computation series. At first, I was perplexed by the K5 by Knightscope, a “fully autonomous security…


Another Scene in the Fight Against Islamophobia

Guest Contributor , March 14th, 2018

By: Darren Byler In early March 2018 the influential Uyghur poet Tahir Hamut gave a series of readings in Seattle. Unlike in years past when Uyghur celebrities had…


DragNet: February 1 – February 15, 2018

anthropoliteiaadmin , February 20th, 2018

Image from ACLU.org For this dragnet update we have several fascinating articles to highlight. Among the stories from the United states was  an article on  the NYPD’s unofficial power…


Information and Communication Technology and Wellbeing in the Merchant Marines

Haidy Geismar , December 1st, 2016

Annamaria Dall’Anese, PhD student, UCL Anthropology If the informal use of the internet through personal devices on board merchant vessels encounters barriers due to patchy infrastructure and weather…

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The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, Week 5: Meg Stalcup and Charles Hahn on Technology, Surveillance, and Security

mstalcup , October 7th, 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…


In the Journals – June 2016

Sean Miller , June 28th, 2016

Welcome back to In the Journals, a monthly review of just a fraction of the most recent academic research on security, crime, policing, and the law. The summer…


With ‘Cold War Anthropology’ David Price brings his trilogy on anthropology and American power to a powerful conclusion

Rex , June 20th, 2016

Price, David H. 2016. Cold War Anthropology: The CIA, the Pentagon, and the Growth of Dual Use Anthropology. Duke University Press.  A few years ago, I had a…

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Under Surveillance: Islamophobia and Muslim Student Associations

Anne Kelsey , May 16th, 2016

In 2012, the Associated Press released a news report titled “NYPD monitored Muslim students all over Northeast.” In the article, we learn that the New York City police…

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Web Roundup: How Do You Feel Today? by Emily Goldsher-Diamond

Emily Goldsher-Diamond , February 29th, 2016

New Facebook reactions, the expansion of “like” options to include “love,” “sad” and “angry” emoticons (among others), is just one way affect has collid…


In the Journals – September 2015

Sean Miller , September 21st, 2015

Welcome back to In the Journals, a round-up of recent journal publications on security, crime, law enforcement and the state. September is upon us, and that means classes…


“Anthropology” in the Snowden Surveillance Archive

Adam Fish , August 25th, 2015

A search for “anthropology” in the Snowden Surveillance Archive results in two hits. Both documents were created and presented by the UK GCHQ’s Joint Threat Research Intelligence Group…

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In the Journals – August 2015

David Thompson , August 19th, 2015

Welcome back to In the Journals, a round-up of recent journal publications on security, crime, law enforcement and the state. After a brief hiatus over the summer, we’re…


DragNet: April 20 – May 3, 2015

kcastner , May 3rd, 2015

“I think you have to have a shared collective memory of the past to recognize another human being,” writes Lawrence Jackson. His post, On Becoming More Human, examines…