Suffering and Smiling

Youth and Precarity in Urban Africa Today Uncertainty is a basic condition of human existence, often necessitating interdependency and the constant drive towards stability. Our everyday life is precarious and we constantly seek certainty, and this is especially so for young people who are constructed as incomplete or temporary and in a transition towards complete […]

CWA and AAA Presence at the Latin American Anthropological Association in Mexico City

From October 7-10, 2015, several past and present members of the Committee on World Anthropologies (CWA) participated in the Fourth Congress of the Latin American Anthropology Association (Asociación Latinoamericana de Antropología, ALA) in Mexico City, on the theme “Latin American anthropologies facing a world in transition.”  In addition to four days of sessions, there were […]