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Cecilia Montero Mórtola commented on Ananya Rao-Middleton's blog post Is Depression Universal?
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Do anthropologists 'hoard' knowledge?

I kind of feel as though anthropologists want to maintain a kind of 'guild' mentality. I have tried…See More
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This Month at the OAC

Could ethnicity be natural after all?
Now updated to provide a mathematical analysis of the Scottish referendum.

Who do we anthropologists think we are?
Check out this project investigating collective professional identities.

Two clips from Lake St Lucia Estuary, South Africa
An amazing place where five ecological zones meet.

Featured Blog Posts

American Moral Objectification of Food

That's the working title anyway.

I was reading Sex and Development by Adams Vincaene et al and I just finished the section on Greece. About 10 minutes after reading the conclusion it dawned on me that we have a similar sort of situation here in America with food. That an ethics of well being is being used to morally objectify food and there is this resistance to that. I've heard it myself, "You have to die from something." This is, of course, despite the fact that this something…

The Movement within: A Secret Guide to Esoteric Kayaasadhanaa: Caryaapada

Debaprasad Bandyopadhyay 

Indian Statistical Institute…





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