Association for Political and Legal Anthropology

A meeting between appellant and attorney in the Clinic office. Photo by Alyse Bertenthal.

We’re pleased to present a column by Alyse Bertenthal, a PhD student in the department of criminology, law & society…More

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Demystifying the APLA Section Presidency

In fall 2013, I stood before 150 newly admitted graduate students at UC Irvine’s annual New Graduate Student Orientation, leading…More

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Figure 2. Old Flower Mosque, one of the largest and oldest mosques in Hezhou. Photograph by Matthew Erie (2010).

No one needs reminding that over the past thirty plus years of reform, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has…More

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APLA 2014 Student Paper Prize Open for Submissions

APLA 2014 Student Paper Prize Open for Submissions

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Mark Schuller
Gabrielle Hosein
Chika Watanabe


Deadline August 1 APLA is pleased to announce that the 2014 Student Paper Prize is open for submissions. This year,…More

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Political Anthropology in Public

Thick Description in 1500 Words or Less Although my fieldsite, Argentina, is over 5,000 miles away from where I am…More

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Research Directions in Neurolaw

How Neuroscience Might Challenge Legal Anthropology Neurolaw is the study of the numerous applications of neuroscience in the legal system.…More

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Call for Nominations for 2014 APLA Book Prize 2014

The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology is pleased to launch a new book prize for the book that best…More

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APLA Announces New Book Prize

One of the most exciting outcomes of the APLA Board Meeting this past November is the association’s decision to sponsor…More

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Anthropology of US Empire Abroad

From American Outpost to Petrochemical Hub In September 2009, the US Air Force departed from what had been, for just…More

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APLA Events in Chicago this November

The 2013 AAA meetings are nearly here and APLA is preparing a range of exciting special events and invited panels,…More

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