Tag: Vanuatu

6 Recommended Reads on Epidemics and Religious Change

Photo by Jeremy Bezanger on Unsplash Epidemics can turn the world upside down. They kill millions, isolate us and wreak havoc on international trade. But what is their impact on religion?…

anthro in the news 1/4/16

Sidney Mintz: Founder of the anthropology of food Cultural anthropologist Sarah Hill, associate professor at Western Michigan University, published an article in the Boston Review detailing the work…

Rachel Smith: The “hidden abodes” of temporary migration programs

Organizations such as the World Bank have repeated what has been called the “migration development mantra.” In this, remittances appear as a panacea—or “wonder drug” (Green 2015)—for economic…

Himmel oder Hölle. Betrachtungen zur Berichterstattung über den Südpazifik

Ein Zyklon fegt durch den Pazifik und zerstört die Lebensgrundlage von einigen pazifischen Inselstaaten. Hula-Tänzerinnen besuchen im Gedenken an den hawai’ianischen König Kalakaua Wien und tanzen im …