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Changing socio-political landscapes surrounding Russia’s war on Ukraine

anthropolitanblog , October 4th, 2022

On 6 June 2022, activists and researchers working in and from the former Soviet sphere met at UCL Anthropology to discuss ways in which Russia’s war on Ukraine…


Domestication and the new mythology of human “perfectibility”

Helga Vierich , September 28th, 2022

In 2007, a psychiatrist, Martin Brüne, wrote an essay “On human self-domestication, psychiatry, and eugenics” published in the journal Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine, in which he…


Life Last Week

Rex , September 28th, 2022

via Wikimedia Commons Happy new year everyone! Here are Things That Happened in the last week or so: Celia Tichi is writing the history of the US through…

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Life Last Fortnight

Rex , September 20th, 2022

PNG Independence Day in 1975, via the National Archive of Australia. Time got away from me last week… here’s what I’ve been up to. It is necessary to…

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Ocean Talanoa

Håkon Larsen , September 16th, 2022

How are stories about the ocean best told? In July 2022 the OceanStates project had the privilege of bringing 28 students from the University of the South Pacific…

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Mahmudul H. Sumon: What do we learn from hybrid governance in Bangladesh’s garments sector?

focaal_admin , September 14th, 2022

Global production networks, as we know today, have repeatedly failed to ensure the rights of workers and their health and safety. These failings have been exposed time and…


Life Last Week

Rex , September 7th, 2022

Via Marvel Strike Force The latest character to be introduced in Marvel Strike Force, the mobile game I play daily, is a Navajo weaver member of the Spiderverse….

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Academic Hiring Rituals Podcast by APLA: UK Hiring

Jennifer Curtis , September 1st, 2022

Presented by the Association for Political and Legal Anthropology Our second podcast episode explores how UK anthropology departments hire.  Every … More

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Life Last Week

Rex , August 30th, 2022

Sarah Chinnery, via Trove I spent this week fascinated by the photography of Sarah Chinnery. Her images of PNG, famous anthropologists, flower still lives, street scenes, and friends…

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Socialites and Indian Baskets: Success of Harwood Hall at Sherman and Chemawa

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , August 28th, 2022

I have always been confused why there is a Chemawa Jr. High in Riverside CA. in recent reserahc I foudn there was a preexisting Chemawa park which predated…


Life Last Week

Rex , August 22nd, 2022

When you’re too busy to blog… link! This week I was consumed by a desire to filter and sort ebook offerings at University of Chicago Press’s 75% off…

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Modernizing the US Coast Guard’s Miscarriage Leave Policy

Rebecca_Irons , August 19th, 2022

JULIEANN THOMAS March 1, 2022 Rear Admiral Eric Jones Assistant Commandant for Human Resources (CG-1) United States Coast GuardWashington, DC 20593 United States of America Dear…

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Life Last Week

Rex , August 16th, 2022

JFK’s coconut shell encased in plastic, via Wikimedia Commons After a bumpy election, James Marape returns for a second round as prime minister of PNG. I’m optimistic about…

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REVIEW: Essays on A. L. Kroeber (1876–1960) and the Unnaming of Kroeber Hall

John Tresch , August 12th, 2022

Editors’ note: The following review by Rosemary Lévy Zumwalt, the accomplished historian of anthropology and folklore, reflects on a collection of essays recently published about the 2020 decision b…

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Friday links

Rex , August 6th, 2022

Murray Chapman, a geographer of the Pacific, passed away on the Big Island after a long career mentoring students, including many Pacific Islanders. The festschrift Oceanic Sojourns is…

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Personalnot in Kitas: Wie Sie für Ihre Einrichtung Mitarbeiter gewinnen

katrinroppel , August 5th, 2022

Personalnot in Kitas: Wie Sie für Ihre Einrichtung Mitarbeiter gewinnen.


The earliest origins of that one Margaret Mead quote

Rex , August 2nd, 2022

via goalcast Margaret Mead’s quote about how a small group of citizens can change the world can be found all over the Internet. But did she actually say…

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Saturday Links

Rex , July 31st, 2022

Several things happened this week: Finished my colleague John Rosa’s book Local Story: The Massie-Kahahawai Case And The Culture Of History. Re-watched Redbelt for the first time in…

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General Jerry Singirok’s memoir of the Sandline Affair is an inexpensive ebook

Rex , July 29th, 2022

I normally don’t shill for Amazon — in fact I go out of my way to get my ebooks elsewhere. However in this case I think a plug…

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Just in Time (how to be an anthropologist in business)

Grant , July 25th, 2022

As the academic world continues its slow motion descent into financial and sometimes intellectual insolvency, some anthropologists seek employment in the world of business. The Journal of Business…

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New Deadline for the 2023 Current Anthropology Visual Anthropology Competition

MarkR , June 28th, 2022

Deadline for submission is September 16, 2022. To be eligible for the competition, please submit at least five and no

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ARHE Policy Brief Award

Kristin Hedges , June 22nd, 2022

We are excited to announce the first annual ARHE Policy Brief Award is now open for submissions. The aim of the award is to encourage and acknowledge the contributions…

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Anthropolitan | Call for Photographs 2022

anthropolitanblog , June 22nd, 2022

Dear students and staff, We are delighted to write with news of a new departmental photography initiative. We warmly invite submissions from all members of the department—students and…