SUNTA Prize Announcements

The 2018 Anthony Leeds Prize in Urban Anthropology The Leeds Prize is awarded each year by the Society for Urban/National/Transnational/Global Anthropology (SUNTA) for the outstanding book in urban, national and/or transnational anthropology published in 2017. The prize is named in honor of the late Anthony Leeds, a distinguished pioneer in urban anthropology. The prize is […]

Notes from the Section Leadership

It has been just four years since the Association for the Anthropology of Policy (ASAP) was founded and we have sustained the energy that helped launch us. Interest in our section—and in the anthropology of policy—is stronger than ever. Over the past year we have grown by fifty members, making us one of the fastest […]

SUNTA 2017 Recap and Plans for 2018

It was a pleasure to see so many SUNTA members at our business meeting in DC, where we recognized SUNTA members’ research, and discussed initiatives in 2017 that will continue in 2018. Board transitions We welcomed five new members to the board: First-Year Councilor, Sylvia Nam (University of California, Irvine); Secretary, Faedah M.Totah (Virginia Commonwealth […]

SUNTA’s New Mentoring Lunches and Breakfasts at the Annual Meeting

With the help of a grant from the AAA, the Society for Urban National and Transnational Anthropology is launching its first annual mentoring program. The program is open to all graduate students or early career anthropologists who wish to discuss one of the four research, work, and career related topics listed below. We plan for […]

2017 SUNTA Program at the Annual Meeting

The Society for Urban, National, Transnational/Global Anthropology (SUNTA) has sponsored the following panels and sessions at the 2017 American Anthropological Association meeting in Washington, DC: Wednesday, November 29 12:00 p.m. Anthropological Matters and the New Urban Millenium: Theoretical and Methodological Contributions from Fieldwork in Africa Future Matters: Childhood and Global Citizenship in Times of Uncertainty […]