July

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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The Korean Wave: Korean Media Go Global

In June 2011, Korea’s production company held its first European concert in Paris, singing for fans from France, the UK,…More

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Anthropologist as Translator

As anthropologists we are acquainted with the challenges of translation. Whether through the process of learning a new language, or…More

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Anthropology’s Role in Assessment

In February 2013 I was asked to lead, along with one of our institution’s vice presidents, a team of campus…More

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Keep Those Fields Alive

Agricultural Future of Vermont’s Mad River Valley Vermont’s Mad River Valley sits ten miles west of the state capital, Montpelier,…More

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What is Humanistic Anthropology?

Approaching SHA’s 40th Anniversary At the American Anthropological Association (AAA) meetings in Mexico City in 1974, a group of rogue…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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