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Coastal resilience during the pandemic lockdown in Fiji

Håkon Larsen , December 15th, 2021

In this post, Håkon Larsen discusses the crucial role of coastal resources in Fiji during the COVID-19 pandemic, by drawing on some of the materials from his master’s…

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A letter for the 97%

Rebecca_Irons , December 13th, 2021

ISOBEL THORLEY Dear Elizabeth Truss, Nadine Dorris and Priti Patel, As the Minister for Women and Equalities, Minister of State Mental Health, and Home Secretary, I am writing…

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Ecological engineering illustrated in a painting

Helga Vierich , December 11th, 2021

Check out this painting. Kungkarrangkalpa Tjukurrpa, 2015 by Australian indigenous artists Exhibition opens at The Box, Plymouth (and thanks to cousin Clair Drever for drawing my attention …


Catching a Looter

tabsir , December 8th, 2021

The Manhattan District Attorney’s office has conducted a major investigation into an antiquities dealer who bought looted materials from archaeological sites and museums. Read about it here…


SITW Contents

Keith Hart , December 8th, 2021

Preface Acknowledgments Introduction PART ONE         ANCESTORS Chapter 1&…

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SITW Endorsements

Keith Hart , December 8th, 2021

Keith Hart           Self in the World: Connecting Life’s Extremes (Berghahn, Spring 2022) Keith Hart’s Self in the World is the story of a brilli…

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Additions for Berghahn SITW page

Keith Hart , December 8th, 2021

Endorsements Table of contents Research Features interview

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Gathering Impressions of London’s Walthamstow Wetlands

anthropolitanblog , December 4th, 2021

ByPhoebe Hamilton-JonesMSc Social and Cultural Anthropology alumnus Standing on the exposed edge of Lockwood reservoir on a bitingly cold, grey day, the noise I am struck by first…


How to Write an Op-Ed: A Free SAPIENS Workshop

Daniel Salas , December 2nd, 2021

Do you have an opinion that you hope can change the world? In this free online webinar, SAPIENS’ editor-in-chief Chip Colwell explains the ins-and-outs of writing op-eds or…


Matching Reading to Energy Levels: Reading Strategies of a PhD Student in Anthropology

sverigesantropologer , December 2nd, 2021

Anders Norge Lauridsen: Not that long ago, one of my supervisors held an informal presentation about his reading strategies. It was part of a series of lunch seminars…


A Letter to Matt Hancock

Rebecca_Irons , November 29th, 2021

URSULA WHITE February 2021 Dear Secretary of State, I am writing to express my concern on discovering that, as of February 2021, Operose Health has acquired AT Medics,…

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Ep #85 Photography Through An Ethnographer’s Lens: Image Making with Jason De León

The Familiar Strange , November 28th, 2021

The Familiar Strange · Ep #85 Photography Through An Ethnographer’s Lens: Image Making with Jason De León This week Carolyn sits down with Jason De León, anthropologist, photographer…

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Welcome to the Anthropozine

nckawa , November 22nd, 2021

Anthropozine Pop-Up at #AAA2021Baltimore

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Letter to Jens Spahn

Rebecca_Irons , November 22nd, 2021

JASMIN SIMAO AJAYI Dear Mr. Spahn,   I am a German citizen from Munich, currently in my final year of studying Anthropology at the University College London (UCL). I…

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Reconceived Values and Debilitating Village Forest Councils in Himalayan India

anthropolitanblog , November 19th, 2021

BySahib SinghPhD Anthropology ‘We will not give our Jal, Jangal, Zameen [water, forest, land]!’, the reverberations of which trailing off from an initially rising crescendo infectiously permea…


Making #2021AAABaltimore Manageable: The Teaching Culture Top 25

Carli Hansen , November 17th, 2021

What? November already? We cannot believe how the last two years have flown by. At the same time, it feels like a lifetime since we gathered in Vancouver…

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Secrets of Power and other leadership lessons from Elizabeth I

Grant , November 17th, 2021

Marissa Shrum and I talk from time to time. Today, we got talking about Elizabeth I. Today is November 17 and that makes it the anniversary of Elizabeth’s…

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Glacial Deaths, Geologic Extinction: my latest article now in Environmental Humanities

jeremy schmidt , November 17th, 2021

In my most recent article I examine what it might look like to think about extinction beyond species. I start with the increasing number of funerals for glaciers…

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Beyond the data: Understanding the impact of COVID-19 on BAME groups

Rebecca_Irons , November 15th, 2021

PETER BICCAREGUI Calling for a follow up report.  On the 5th April 2020, almost a year ago to the day I’m writing this letter, Belly Mujinga died at only 47…

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Ep #84 Activist Anthropology & Becoming Humanitarian Victims: This month on TFS 

The Familiar Strange , November 14th, 2021

The Familiar Strange · Ep #84 Activist Anthropology & Becoming Humanitarian Victims: This month on TFS This week the strangers are joined by Kathryn Allan! Kathryn is currently…

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HIV Letter

Rebecca_Irons , November 8th, 2021

PIA KEELY-JOHNSON Dear Gavin Williamson,  I am a queer woman living in London who, like more than 18.9 million people1 who sat down to watch Russell Davies’ hit show&nbsp…

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Eating Disorders, Education, and TikTok

Rebecca_Irons , November 1st, 2021

EMILIE THOMPSON 28th February 2021  Dear Mrs Murdoch,  Please let me express my enormous gratitude for the work you and your team continue to conduct in the face o…

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Ep #83 Parasocial relationships & Strangers: Dr Ian Pollock on the Origin of The Familiar Strange

The Familiar Strange , October 31st, 2021

The Familiar Strange · Ep #83 Parasocial relationships & Strangers: Dr Ian Pollock on the Origin of The Familiar Strange Matt’s back this week with an interview with…

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Life of the Upgraded Human Being

sverigesantropologer , October 27th, 2021

Karin Olsson: This past year, Swedish news and public debate has been focused on the elderly population; one of the groups most vulnerable to becoming seriously ill if…