Economic Anthropology

The Society for Economic Anthropology (SEA) is a lively section of AAA bringing together scholars interested in the connections between economic and social life, past and present. The SEA was founded in 1980 and remained an independent scholarly society until 2013, when the organization voted to become a section of the AAA. In this Sections […]

Financialization and Beyond

Society for Economic Anthropology 2017 Annual Meeting Financialization is the universal explanans of the moment; ready at many an academic’s lips when something needs to be explained. As of April, the concept appears in about 21,000 entries on Google Scholar, an eye-catching expansion from the mere 77 mentions it received until 1990. Most of these […]

Apply for the Harold K. Schneider Student Prize

DEADLINE: June 1, 2017 The Harold K. Schneider Prize Competition is a student paper competition established by the Society for Economic Anthropology (SEA) to honor its first president and to encourage new scholars in the field of economic anthropology. Harold Schneider, Professor of Anthropology at Indiana University, was known for both his path breaking research […]

SEA Launches a New Graduate Student Collective!

At their annual meeting in Iowa this April, the Society for Economic Anthropology (SEA) will launch a new graduate student collective, SEA GRADS. This online collaborative platform will enable graduate students with an interest in economic anthropology to discuss ideas, establish research collaborations, network with peers and others, learn about grant and job opportunities, and […]