Categories: "anthropology (general)"


The new Anthropology Newspaper and News Ticker

Do you want to get an overview over the most recent anthropology blog posts? The old newsticker did no longer work reliably, so I've created a new one. It is still work in progress, but so far it seems to work well. I tried to make it look more attracti… more »


Anthropologists on deported migrants, unusual bureaucrats, and the thriving solidarity economy in Greece

While I am trying to get back into the blogging business, here three selected pieces that I've written recently for the University of Oslo. Two of them are accounts on somehow positive change that is happening. Many anthropologists have contribu… more »


Two new anthropology blogs from Norway: Thomas Hylland Eriksen and Sindre Bangstad

Lots of new blogs have been started up recently, most of them made it into my overviews, the anthropology blog newspaper and the - I think - more reader-friendly anthropology blog news ticker… more »
  12:04:00, by admin   . Categories: Africa, Asia, globalisation, fieldwork / methods, migration

What the life of a pair of flip-flops can teach us about migration, inequality and studying up

Photo: CĂ­ntia Regina, flickr During the recent (nearly) two years, I've been interviewing researchers that are part of the research project Overheating. The three crises of globalisation: An anthropological history of the early 21st century at the Univ… more »


"Religion in Digital Games": Relaunch of Open Access journal "Online"

New special issue "Religion in Digital Games" - The interdisciplinary open access journal "Online. Heidelberg Journal of Religions on the Internet" has just been relaunched and redesigned. more »


How scholars in the Middle East developed anthropology more than 1000 years ago

Anthropology emerged in a relatively high scientific level in the wider Middle East before it existed as a discipline in the West. Therefore, the label of colonialism often coupled to its emergence must be removed. This is the main point of an articl… more »


When anthropology is begging for attention: PopAnth website launched

Regularily, new initiatives are launched to make anthropological knowledge more accessible to the general public. A few weeks ago, PopAnth was launched - a highly ambitious project that “translates anthropological discoveries for popular consumpti… more »


Minority scholars treated as second class academics: Still a racial bias in anthropology

In a blog post at AnthroNow, Manissa McCleave Maharawal draws our attention to an important article in the American Anthropologist that was already published in november 2011: Anthropology as White Public Space? Here, Karen Brodkin, Sandra Morgen, an… more »

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