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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