Knowing Across Cultures

Is the concept of knowledge the same for all people? How might new data push debates on knowledge, wisdom, and understanding in new directions?

What the (Prehistoric) Shell?

Archaeology involves the interpretation of material culture from peoples in the past. But we rely on contemporary theoretical concepts and analytical tools to study the objects that we find.

Coronavirus Days in Tel Aviv

Reflections on summertime lockdown and increasing public resentment over the coalition’s failure to control the pandemic.

“Mask Cultures” in the United States and India

By conforming to norms of mask making, mask wearing, and regulating physical contact, people in India and the United States are redefining what is acceptable social conduct.

Breaking Down Silos in Anthropology

How can anthropologists effectively collaborate across academic and government, business, and nonprofit sectors to communicate to the world what we do and get our repository of knowledge into the popular sphere?

Clinical Decision Making in Rural China

Why do so many patients choose the arduous hemodialysis treatment instead of kidney transplant? What do their clinical choices reveal about family life and the socioeconomic marginalization of migrant workers in China today?

Taking Stock with ASAP Leadership

This is a time that begs for our attention as we think about public policy, the state, life as a citizen and scholar, and the salience of our communities.