Tag: United Nations

Who gets to be ‘Myanmar’ at the ICJ?

Judith Beyer , February 19th, 2022


The Myanmar military will appear at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague on 21 February 2022. Their main interest does not lie in defending the…


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Ep #61 Switching Hats: Sverre Molland on Anti-Trafficking Initiatives in the Mekong Region

The Familiar Strange , August 9th, 2020


The Familiar Strange · #60 Switching Hats: Sverre Molland On Anti-Trafficking Initiatives In The Mekong Region A content warning before we get into this week’s interview.  Today’s topic…


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Messer’s Postings

foodanthro , September 17th, 2019


Ellen Messer, Ph.D. (Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy, Boston, MA) What’s new in food and nutrition research and policy in the world, the US,…


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Book Review: Patriots, Traitors and Empires—The Story of Korea’s Struggle for Freedom, by Stephen Gowans

Maximilian C. Forte , July 5th, 2018


Review of: Patriots, Traitors and Empires: The Story of Korea’s Struggle for Freedom, by Stephen Gowans. Published by Baraka Books, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 6 x 9 inches. 280…


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“Germany’s dirty secret”

aaaguestcontributor , November 21st, 2017


This post by Shirley Fiske is part a series from the members of the AAA delegation at the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany. The conference itself exuded “green”…


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COP 23: Negotiations and Homeless Topics

aaaguestcontributor , November 21st, 2017


This post by Naveeda Khan is part a series from the members of the AAA delegation at the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany.  I decided to stay home…


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“Reimagining the Customer: An Anthropological Framework for Innovation in Business and Social Enterprise” a 2017 Annual Meeting Workshop Preview

Anne Kelsey , November 20th, 2017


We asked Annual Meeting workshop organizers to give our blog readers a sneak peek at the events they have planned for AmAnth17. This post was submitted by Ben Chesluk, the organizer…


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A ‘Garden Island in Space’

aaaguestcontributor , November 18th, 2017


This post by Julie Raymond is part a series from the members of the AAA delegation at the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany.  COP23 takes place at the…


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Plenary Dialogue with Parties and Non-state Actors in the RakiRaki Room

aaaguestcontributor , November 17th, 2017


This post by Shirley Fiske is part a series from the members of the AAA delegation at the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany.  The daily schedule of meetings…


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Communicating About Climate Change: We Have So Far To Go

aaaguestcontributor , November 17th, 2017


This post by Susie Crate is part a series from the members of the AAA delegation at the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany.  Wow! COP 23, not unlike…


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A Touch of the Sepulchral at COP 23

aaaguestcontributor , November 16th, 2017


This post by Naveeda Khan is part a series from the members of the AAA delegation at the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany.  Shirley Fiske provides a visceral…


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The Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals: The right hand knows what the left hand is doing.

aaaguestcontributor , November 10th, 2017


This post by Julie Raymond is part a series from the members of the AAA delegation at the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany.  In 2015, the…


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AAA at Global Climate Change Conference – “We’re Still In”

aaaguestcontributor , November 9th, 2017


This post, the first in a series from the members of the AAA delegation at the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany, was authored by Shirley Fiske. …


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The Bureaucratization of Utopia – An international Workshop

Julie Billaud , June 26th, 2017


The twenty-five years since the end of the Cold War have been a historical watershed for the project of international governance embodied by the United Nations, a project…


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‘Pretend to be straight!’ What’s wrong with the world? #WeekendEssay

Miia Halme-Tuomisaari , March 11th, 2017


On February 26 the Guardian reported of new UK Home Office guidelines according to which the country would send back openly homosexual asylum applicants to Afghanistan with the…


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The Politics of Peace in Captain America: Civil War

Emma Louise Backe , May 19th, 2016


By Emma Louise Backe Marvel’s latest superhero juggernaut, Captain America: Civil War (2016) is a tense, tightly paced skirmish. The camera skitters between the ideological poles of Tony…


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Anthropology & Human Rights – Version 2016

Allegra , March 22nd, 2016


The relationship of anthropology and human rights has by now been aptly illustrated: over the past decades we have moved from ‘engagement’ to ‘disengagement’ and finally ‘re-engagement’, to…


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An Anniversary as a Laboratory #HumanRights

Allegra , March 21st, 2016


This Allegra week we focus on a theme that we have addressed numerous times earlier: human rights. This repeated attention is not entirely coincidental as the theme features…


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The “Science” of Global Domination

Maximilian Forte , October 20th, 2015


While it is an odd mix of physics, biology, and geometry that has captured the communications strategy of military planners, the messages themselves are very telling about how…


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In Search of Hope #HumanRights

Adam Fleischmann , August 26th, 2015


On April 30 and May 1, 2015 fourteen anthropologists from seven countries and thirteen universities and research institutions came together on the campus of McGill University to attend…


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Epidemics, Xenophobia and the “Other” Fear Factor

Anne Kelsey , August 6th, 2015


Sharks, contaminated foods, polluted water, heat waves, droughts, floods, tsunamis, rising ocean levels, financial collapse, the police, radical Muslims, young African American men – we live in fearfu…


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Iran Has a Right to Enrich—And America Already Recognized It (Muhammad Sahimi–The National Interest)

William Beeman , November 25th, 2013


Published on The National Interest (http://nationalinterest.org) Source URL (retrieved on Nov 25, 2013): http://nationalinterest.org/commentary/iran-has-right-enrich%E2%80%94-america-already-recognized…


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