The Most Prestigious Address in Amman, Jordan

Through the branding Abdali as a luxurious downtown hub for transnational business developers hope to realize the project’s economic potential. But many of the buildings are empty shells.

Meet You in Vancouver!

The Society for Urban, National, and Transnational/Global Anthropology (SUNTA) is getting ready for the 2019 AAA Annual  Meeting with several events and opportunities for our members and others interested in the work of the Society.

The 2019 SUNTA Mentoring Program

SUNTA is in the process of organizing a new set of mentoring meetings for the 2019 AAA/CASCA Annual Meeting in Vancouver.

At The End of the World

Almost every day for the last two years, people have been leaving the World, for Canada with the hope of finding a better life. They have crossed by the tens of thousands (over 37,000 in 2017 and 2018, and in the first two months of 2019, over 1600) at a remote, unsanctioned, “deadend” road.

Local Flavor on the Streets of Oaxaca City

Street foods are a mainstay of the urban foodchain in Oaxaca City, a southern Mexican provincial capital of approximately 300,000 residents.

Ritualized Violence in Urban Guatemala

Gang-style homicides and lynch mob beatings occur regularly in the Guatemalan city of Quetzaltenango, where gang and vigilante violence have supplanted state violence as the primary registers of power. Public records in Guatemala reveal young men are the most frequent perpetrators of violent crime, but they are also its most likely victims.

The 2019 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 2018.