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Cecilia Montero Mórtola added a discussion to the group Anthropology of Recycling/Antropología del Reciclaje
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Contributions to Contemporary Knowledge Lecture 2015 at Multipurpose Hall India International Centre (IIC), New Delhi

January 29, 2015 from 6pm to 8pm
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Anthropology in use - from global perspective to local practices at Cieszyn - Poland

May 13, 2015 at 6pm to May 14, 2015 at 7pm
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Anthropology of Death

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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…





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