On Thursday, February 19, 2015 anthropologists worldwide will celebrate the inaugural National Anthropology Day. This inaugural event, created by the American Anthropological Association, calls public attention to the important work that anthropologists contribute to our daily lives. Anthropologists are innovators and creative thinkers who contribute to every sector of society. On National Anthropology Day there … Continue reading A Global Celebration of Anthropology
Sometimes Practice Makes Perfect: Cultural Changes in the Training of Anthropologists with Elizabeth Briody I am proud to announce the American Anthropological Association’s webinar series is returning. As was the case in 2014, we’ll try and alternate between webinars focused on professional and educational development, and webinars exploring more topical issues. As part of National … Continue reading Webinar Wednesday returns February 18, 2015 with Elizabeth Briody!
DEPARTMENT OF HISPANIC STUDIES TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN UNIVERSITY PULLING TOGETHER OR PULLING APART IDENTITY AND NATIONHOOD • SPAIN, EUROPE, THE WEST 25 – 27 June 2015 CALL FOR PAPERS Increasing globalisation highlights the need to revisit the upsurge of Nationalism, and this three-day interdisciplinary conference will provide a forum for debate on sovereignty, nationhood, identity, … Continue reading Department of Hispanic Studies Trinitiy College Dublin University: Pulling together or Pulling Apart (Call for Papers)
Today’s guest blog post is by Erin Taylor and Gawain Lynch. Where are anthropologists publishing these days? Most of us probably know that Gillian Tett writes for The Financial Times and Sarah Kenzidor for Al Jazeera. Paul Stoller has a column in The Huffington Post, and there is also the AAA’s Huffington Post blog. We … Continue reading New booklet and installation showcase popular anthropology
Today’s guest blog post is by the Committee on Practicing, Applied and Public Interest Anthropology (CoPAPIA). NOTE: All rooms are at the Marriott Wardman Park, unless indicated otherwise. Check program for NAPA-sponsored workshops and to confirm times and places of listed sessions. Wednesday, December 3 Paradox and Resolution in Consumer Research 8 pm—9:45 pm Delaware … Continue reading Practicing, Applied & Public Anthropology: Sessions of Interest
Today’s guest blog post is written by Guven Peter Witteveen. Conferences normally have consisted of formal sessions, informal shoptalk, and hatching ideas with a mix of well-known and new colleagues. The events last a few days and then the momentum fades a few days later when the catch up work at home faces you. With … Continue reading Making More Connections at Your Annual Meeting
Today’s guest blog post is written by Ed Liebow, Executive Director. Last July’s Anthropology News mentioned a variety of ways in which AAA leadership is trying to foster dialogue and information exchange among AAA members on anthropologically relevant issues related to Israel/Palestine. We mentioned there that an Open Forum would be held at the Annual … Continue reading Format for December 4th Members’ Open Forum on Engagement with Israel and Palestine