February 2008: Open Access

The current issue of Anthropology News features an In Focus series on Open Access. Recognizing that this topic is of great interest to AAA members and larger anthropological communities, we invite you to offer both your reactions to the series and your general thoughts on the Open Access issue. To facilitate this discussion, full-text series … Continue reading February 2008: Open Access

CEAUSSIC Report to AAA Executive Board

The AAA Executive Board received the report of the Ad Hoc Commission on the Engagement of Anthropology with Security and Intelligence Communities on November 28th at the American Anthropological Association’s 106th Annual Meeting in Washington DC. Two years ago, a Commission on the Engagement of Anthropology with the US Security and Intelligence Communities (“Commission”) was … Continue reading CEAUSSIC Report to AAA Executive Board

AAA Board Statement on HTS

On October 31, 2007, the American Anthropological Association’s Executive Board passed a statement concerning ethical aspects of the U.S. military’s Human Terrain System (HTS) project. The project, which has received widespread national and international media coverage, embeds anthropologists and other social scientists in military teams in Iraq and Afghanistan. Ethical and procedural concerns regarding anthropologists … Continue reading AAA Board Statement on HTS

AAA Board Statement on HTS

On October 31, 2007, the American Anthropological Association’s Executive Board passed a statement concerning ethical aspects of the U.S. military’s Human Terrain System (HTS) project. The project, which has received widespread national and international media coverage, embeds anthropologists and other social scientists in military teams in Iraq and Afghanistan. Ethical and procedural concerns regarding anthropologists … Continue reading AAA Board Statement on HTS