Tag: why anthropology matters

Ep #55 Doing Right by Others: Robert Borofsky on the Value of Anthropology

Kylie Wong Dolan , April 5th, 2020


“Realistically there’s many people – maybe most anthropologists – are caught up in their own world, like many people are, trying to just get ahead. That’s irrelevant. What’s…


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Does Anthropology Have a Point?

Simon Theobald , July 4th, 2018


Even as I attempted to (re-)present my research as anthropological, on its journey into the public sphere and a wider audience, it was interpreted and reinterpreted as ‘international…


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#WhyWeAnth: Answers on World Anthropology Day 2018

Jodie-Lee Trembath , February 14th, 2018


Are you keen to understand more about what anthropologists do and why they do it? This post compiles the reasons of anthros from around the world in honour…


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Unpicking an (A)moral Anthropological Stance: Ongoing violence in Myanmar

The Familiar Strange , November 29th, 2017


Author: Justine Chambers, Doctoral candidate with the Department of Anthropology, School of Culture, History and Languages (CHL) at the Australian National University. You can read more about her…


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