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New OAC online seminar Emancipatory Politics - A Critique (Nov 23 To Dec 5)

THIS SEMINAR IS NOW CLOSED. BUT FEEL FREE TO READ THE DISCUSSION. Welcome to a new seminar which has some unique features. Chief of these…

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Brexit, mathematics, consequences

An attempt to show how applications of pure mathematics can work in social sciences. 1. Great French mathematician Andre Weil ( 1906 - 1998…

Started by Michael Alexeevich Popov in The OAC Forum

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The polls got it wrong, again... The end of 'social science'? Time to stop predicting and start listening...

This is clearly the end of the line for the hierarchy of social 'science' in its current form. They used to call it 'armchair' anthropology…

Started by Huon Wardle in The OAC Forum

53 on Sunday
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Industrial labour in India: the view from Lancashire

This discussion started out as a review of Jonathan Parry, Jan Breman and Karin Kapadia eds The Worlds of Indian Industrial Labour (Sage, 1…

Started by Keith Hart in The OAC Forum

0 Dec 1

Jo Cox 1974- 2016

Started by Cecilia Montero Mórtola in The OAC Forum

3 Nov 23
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Ego Condoms

The following essay is cross-posted with permission of the author from Dead Voles. Given our recent discussion of *safe spaces,* Lee, in pa…

Started by John McCreery in The OAC Forum

0 Nov 17

Capitalism, revolution and racism in the US and the world

I am posting this time an indirect reflection that precedes a fuller analysis of Trump's presidency, as we learn more from his first action…

Started by Keith Hart in The OAC Forum

1 Nov 14
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International Anthropology Conference

Join your peers in beautiful Athens, Greece to discuss various topics in anthropology!  The Anthropology Research Unit of the Athens Instit…

Started by Hannah Howard in The OAC Forum

0 Nov 8

What are institutions for?--the Daily Mail's 'Enemies of the People' headline

One of the reasons social anthropologists of the 1920s to the 1950s were particularly obsessed by traditional institutions of government w…

Started by Huon Wardle in The OAC Forum

7 Nov 8
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Anthropology for a Wired Planet

In our recent discussion of hackers and cheaters, Huon Wardle writes, If I were reinventing anthropology... I would have to invent an anth…

Started by John McCreery in The OAC Forum

13 Nov 1
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Is a cleaner a kind of anthropologist? Art. TG

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/sep/28/what-the-cleaner-saw-manhattan-new-york Many years ago I carried on an ethongraphic resear…

Started by Cecilia Montero Mórtola in The OAC Forum

8 Oct 31
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