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House of Suhaymi Darb alAsfar in Cairo, Egypt. Photo courtesy Mohamed Nofalovich and wikicommons

The Tragedy of Not Knowing History

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Daniel Martin Varisco


In a recent article in The Economist, published one day after we in America celebrated our independence from foreign rule,…More

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Roundtable participants (Ilisa Barbash, John Bishop, Karma Foley, Jake Homiak, Guha Shankar, David Rowntree) break off into small group discussions. Photo courtesy Frank Aveni

Exploring Ethnographic Film Archiving Today

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Alice Apley
Alijah Case


Last spring, a group of 20 notable archivists, anthropologists, filmmakers and others concerned with the future of ethnographic media met…More

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All of us are the coop- we are all equal" Motto of the School Coop "Marcos Sastre", Argentina. Photo Courtesy Ana Heras, 2011

I had already anticipated that anthropology contributes to an important debate on otra economía & sociedad by making visible what…More

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Madre de Dios, Peru. Photo courtesy Geoff Gallice and wikicommons

An NSF-funded Investigation of Cultural Change in Amazonia I work at an ethnic boundary. “When they [the Matsigenka] first come,…More

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Former President Nasheed of the Maldives President Nasheed of the Maldives briefs reporters during the Copenhagen climate change talks. Photo courtesy Adam Weltz and wikicommons

Agreeing to Kill the People of the Maldives Earlier this year researchers described huge collapses on the Western Antarctic ice…More

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Chicago across from Lake Michigan. Photo courtesy Mike Boehmer and wikicommons

The Raw and the Reviewed

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Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz


My Experiences with the NSF One of the most significant moments in my early career was being awarded a National…More

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Llanmaes fieldwork. Photo courtesy wikicommons

To the Field!

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Beatriz Reyes-Foster
Ty Matejowsky


What do anthropologists do? For many of us, it seems that we spend an inordinate amount of time teaching college…More

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"Under a Wave off Kanagawa" Image courtesy Metropolitan Museum of Art and wikicommons

Every day since arriving in Tokyo this past April to do anthropological fieldwork, I have been thinking about earthquakes. That…More

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María worked in a vitamin factory in central New Jersey, where she lived with her husband and two small children.…More

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The AAA’s Public Education Initiative Over the past two years we have been aggressively planning the new Public Education Initiative (PEI)…More

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