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Call for New Interns

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Timothy W. Elfenbein posted in SCA News on with 4 comments

The editorial internship program plays a crucial part in the mission of the Society for Cultural Anthropology. Interns produce the majority of the More...

Ukraine and Russia: The Agency of War

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Nancy Ries posted in Hot Spots on with 0 comments

The war in Russia and Ukraine is as much a war of consciousness and ideologies as it is a war of militias with guns, tanks, and Buk missile launchers. More...

Ebola in Perspective

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Mary Moran and Daniel Hoffman posted in Hot Spots on with 0 comments

Since early 2014, the international coverage of Africa has been dominated by the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Much of that coverage represents the More...

Illegality: Integration

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Alan Smart posted in Field Notes on with 0 comments

“A model worker in Guangdong may be a criminal in Shanghai, a chair of meetings in Hainan may be a bearer of handcuffs in More...

The Wheel of Crisis in Thailand

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Felicity Aulino, Eli Elinoff, Claudio Sopranzetti and Ben Tausig posted in Hot Spots on with 0 comments

For decades, Thailand has been entangled in a cycle of political turmoil that oscillates between elections, street protests, and coups both military More...

Field Notes on Illegality

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Tiana Bakić Hayden posted in Field Notes on with 0 comments

This month’s Field Notes asks four contributors to reflect on the anthropological interest in illegality. Traditional anthropological studies More...

Teaching Sensory Anthropology

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Paula Serafini posted in Teaching Tools on with 0 comments

Learning Outcomes After this lesson students should: 1) Have gained basic knowledge of Sensory Anthropology and ongoing debates in the field. 2) More...

Activism: Integration

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Marianne Maeckelbergh posted in Field Notes on with 0 comments

Movements Against Uniformity A reflection on the concept of 'integration' from the viewpoint of research on activism, raises the question of how More...

Egypt in Motion

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Maria Frederika Malmström posted in Visual and New Media Review on with 0 comments

Have you ever tried to cross the street in Cairo? If so, then you certainly know what I am talking about: It is all about timing and embodied More...

SCA Biennial Meeting, 2014

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Cori Hayden and John Hartigan posted in SCA Meetings on with 0 comments

The Ends of Work Detroit, Michigan, May 9–10, 2014 Registration: To register for the conference, please click here. Early More...

Field Notes on Activism

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Paula Serafini posted in Field Notes on with 0 comments

For decades now, the field of anthropology has produced a vast amount of scholarship on social movements and protest, providing unique insights into More...