Category: "culture traditions"

10/10/12

  23:30:00, by admin   . Categories: culture traditions, Europe, journal articles / papers, history

What the burial of a 4 year old boy says about daily life more than 24 000 years ago

Antropologi.info is mainly about social anthropology. To broaden our perspective, here is an archaeology paper that Lukas Loeb sent me. Loeb is currently a student in the Social Science and Economy Department at the University of Agder, Norway. The… more »

20/09/11

  14:17:44, by admin   . Categories: politics, culture traditions, Europe

Guardian sends anthropologist on fieldwork among bankers in London

Can you make a complex subject like the world of finance accessible to outsiders? What about sending an anthropologist into the world of bankers in London’s financial district and let him blog his findings? That’s the new project of the G… more »

20/01/11

Human Planet: Ambitious BBC "anthropology" multi media project launched

The Dictionary of Man: Will Bob Geldof and the BBC reproduce racist anthropology? was the title of a (rather sceptical) post back in 2007. Now this ambitious project, four years ago described as "the largest ever living record of films, photographs, anth… more »

26/12/10

How racist is American anthropology?

Why does anthropology tend to focus on "exotic others"? Why this obsession with Africa? How come calls by well-known anthropologists such as Paul Rabinow to "anthropologize the West not brought forth much fruit? How racist is American anthropology?Ke… more »

25/12/10

  23:09:36, by admin   . Categories: religion cosmology, culture traditions, globalisation, Middle East

Muslim Christmas Parties in Egypt = Celebration of religious diversity?

“I have been invited to at least four Christmas parties this year, and three of them are being held by Muslims. This is the first time I've felt such a huge emphasis on Christmas,” 33-year-old investment banker Osama Abdelshafy says.Hotels in Egypts… more »

19/05/10

  01:16:43, by admin   . Categories: culture traditions, Europe, journal articles / papers

Durham Anthropology Journal: How "post-socialist" is Eastern Europe?

"Beyond postsocialism? Creativity, moral resistance and change in the corners of Eurasia" is the title of the new issue of Durban Anthropology Journal. The authors want to give us alternative views on so called postsocialist societies. Postsocial… more »

24/04/10

  01:53:35, by admin   . Categories: culture traditions, Pacific Oceania, books, art

Polynesian Tattoos and Public Anthropology

Public anthropology does exist. There are lots of anthropologists who write for the wider public and not only for other anthronerds. Here's another example: The Polynesian Tattoo Today by Tricia Allen, doctoral candidate in anthropology at the university… more »

15/02/10

Yes to female circumcision?

The problem with the representation of various forms of female circumcision as ‘mutilation’ is that the term, among other things, presupposes some irreversible and serious harm. This is not supported by current medical research on female circumcision. (s… more »

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