“Travelling against the Odds”

Bolivian indigenous women seek trading partners and merchandise in China. In the Andes, being a viajero/a, a traveler, means to be an itinerant trader. Trade unions of mobile merchants and fair-goers identify as travelers. Numerous people from across Bolivia, in particular women of indigenous Aymara origin, travel throughout the country and beyond to sustain their […]

Polish Anthropologist against Discrimination

The Polish Constitution extends western-style democratic rights to citizens, immigrants, refugees, and minorities. Even in the case of martial law, “Limitation of the freedoms and rights of persons and citizens only by reason of race, gender, language, faith or lack of it, social origin, ancestry or property shall be prohibited” (article 233, §1). These principles […]