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Here you will find the latest entries from selected blogs in the field of social and cultural anthropology.

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Archaeologists for Trans Liberation

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By The Black Trowel Collective To be an archaeologist is to revel in the diversity of human expression through time. Trans perspectives and voices add necessary further dimensions to our understandings of the past. We are inspired by the high-profile bravery and strength of trans people, such as Olympic weightlifter Laurel Hubbard and soccer player Quinn, and by the everyday resilience and determination shown by our trans and gender diverse comrades, students, friends, family, and colleagues. The Black Trowel Collective {+}

 
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AWAY FROM KEYBOARD

Allegra

Dear Allies – readers, authors, reviewers, all, Allegra is away from her keyboard right now and cannot possibly be made to return before late...

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War between good citizens and bad citizens: tools for today’s totalitarianism in Brazil and the Philippines

Allegra

On May 6, 2021, on the heels of Brazil’s deadliest month since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, special police forces in Rio de...

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ResonanceCast

Allegra

ResonanceCast is a new multimodal series that seeks to tease out timely shared concerns. After their articles have been published on Allegra Lab, we...

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Mitarbeiter*innen in der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit: situiertes Wissen, Machtverhältnisse und kritische (Selbst-)Reflexion

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Die Entwicklungszusammenarbeit bietet ein komplexes Feld, in dem auf vielfältige Weise kulturanthropologisch geforscht werden kann. Dieser Beitrag beschäftigt sich damit, wie Mitarbeiter*innen entwicklungspolitischer Organisationen Machtverhältnisse innerhalb der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit reflektieren.

Seit einigen Jahren ist es besonders in woken Kreisen beliebt, die eigene Position kritisch zu reflektieren.… Weiterlesen

 
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Why do I keep finding masks in Naupaka? An anthropologist observes mask use by tourists in Hawaiʻi

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By Emily Creek Disclaimer: Even as I write this the CDC has changed guidelines for vaccinated individuals. At the time of writing Maui county had implemented a secondary post-arrival test while the State of Hawai’i now has a vaccine passport. In July the rules will change again, and Hawaii will begin accepting all vaccines as a way of being exempt from being quarantined. At the time of writing this essay, COVID mask mandates in Maui county remained in place…you are {+}