From razor wire to emotional barriers, women serving life sentences contend with walls of all kinds—physical, rhetorical, and of their own making.
In a city famous for its relaxed attitude to living with water, climatic disjuncture has prompted citizenship demands for ecological security.
Four reflections on Brexit and borders on the island of Ireland.
The Berlin Wall has always had multiple lives. Beyond its fall lies a story of proliferating borders and exclusions.
Notes on the Battle of Cable Street mural—a colorful depiction of the day anti-fascists faced down by Oswald Mosely’s Blackshirts in London’s East End.
Walls are but the most visible parts of militarized borders.
Geoarchaeological analyses in New York Harbor reveal intriguing evidence of past oceanic transgression even as we fortify our coasts for the future.
To mark the 30-year anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall this November, Anthropology News is turning an anthropological eye to walls of all kinds in all places: walls physical and rhetorical, archaeological and political, long-buried and recently imagined.