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AAA Committee for Human Rights Plans Third Declaration on Anthropology and Human Rights

AAA Committee for Human Rights Plans Third Declaration on Anthropology and Human Rights

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Tricia Redeker Hepner
Rebekah Park
Eva Friedlander


  This coming June, the 1999 Declaration on Anthropology and Human Rights will turn 15 years old. The declaration is…More

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Embedded! Archaeologists and Anthropologists in Modern Landscapes of Conflict

Recently, archaeologists and anthropologists working in precarious war zones in the Middle East have been drawn into collaborations with western…More

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Archaeological excavations at Reflections of Manatee, with community members and students. Photo courtesy Uzi Baram

Southwest Florida might be best known through the theming of paradise – the timeless beauty of its beaches to attract…More

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Human Rights and the Culture of the World Bank

Established in 1944, the World Bank has become the largest lender to developing countries, lending more than $20 billion per…More

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Recent Discussions of Ethical Issues in Field Primatology

Recent Discussions of Ethical Issues in Field Primatology

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Katherine C MacKinnon
Erin P Riley


Introduction In general, primatologists adhere to a set of principles outlined in resolutions and policy statements on the ethical treatment…More

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Reflections on Sectarianism in Syria

Reflections on Sectarianism in Syria

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Christa Salamandra


Contributing Editor’s note: This piece was originally published in the print version of Anthropology News in November 2012. Relentless in…More

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An Education in Human Rights in the West Bank

Human rights classes don’t end abuses, political change does. Across the West Bank, hundreds of Palestinian security officers have been…More

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NSF, Peer Review and Debates over Congressional Oversight

My entry here in Anthropology News stems from an invited post I wrote at the beginning of May for the…More

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Archaeology and UAVs

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Austin “Chad” Hill


Legal, Ethical and Safe Use of Drones for Archaeological Research UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles), or “drones” as they are commonly…More

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AAA Anthropology in Public Policy Award Nominations

The American Anthropological Association (AAA) Committee on Public Policy (CoPP) has established a major biennial award, the AAA Anthropology in…More

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