Africa in the World: Event Highlights from Johannesburg

“Africa in the World: Shifting Boundaries and Knowledge Production,” a joint conference of AAA and the African Studies Association begins May 25th in Johannesburg, South Africa. The conference organizers and partners have selected an Africa in the World Student Ambassador Social Media Team to share the conference’s many highlights across various social media platforms. Two … Continue reading Africa in the World: Event Highlights from Johannesburg

“Reimagining the Customer: An Anthropological Framework for Innovation in Business and Social Enterprise” a 2017 Annual Meeting Workshop Preview

We asked Annual Meeting workshop organizers to give our blog readers a sneak peek at the events they have planned for AmAnth17. This post was submitted by Ben Chesluk, the organizer of “Reimagining the Customer: An Anthropological Framework for Innovation in Business and Social Enterprise.”  1. What makes your workshop a “must attend” event for the 2017 meeting? … Continue reading “Reimagining the Customer: An Anthropological Framework for Innovation in Business and Social Enterprise” a 2017 Annual Meeting Workshop Preview

Plenary Dialogue with Parties and Non-state Actors in the RakiRaki Room

This post by Shirley Fiske is part a series from the members of the AAA delegation at the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany.  The daily schedule of meetings listed a Plenary session, called the “Presidency’s open dialogue between UNFCCC NGO constituency representatives and Parties.”  Promising; sounded like the right groups (to meet) would all be … Continue reading Plenary Dialogue with Parties and Non-state Actors in the RakiRaki Room