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The origin of colar cults and religiona

On mountain Devica we have a Sun circle called Bogovo Gumno, which was built for determining the day of the summer solstice. So what? We ha…

Started by Goran Pavlovic

0 Aug 17

Can a government decide over the woman body?

Can a government decide over the woman body? Protected Areas explores the reaction to the spanish government’s propose to modified to chang…

Started by Victoria Herranz

0 Aug 11

Is Tolerating a Culture to Oppress and Persecute Part of Multiculturalism and Cultural Relativism?

I’ve been reading posts and articles about Gaza, Arabs, Islam, and Muslims written by academics, and I’ve never encountered a meaningful, s…

Started by M Izabel

1 Aug 8
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Rapid Ethnography & Biz Consulting in South Africa

Just got back from my consulting engagement in South Africa!Now I'm sorting through my field journal, and fleshing out the highlights.Check…

Started by A. Ashkuff

0 Aug 6

Who do ‘we’ anthropologists think we are? Reflections on the significance of collective anthropological identities

Welcome to the online arm of the ‘Who are “we”?’ project! (Some of you will remember that I posted about this a few months ago; many thanks…

Started by Liana Chua

5 Jul 17
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As OAC tip toes toward demise this August, you may be wondering where to get your daily Anthropology fix. Savage Minds is almost always goo…

Started by John McCreery

2 Jul 9
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Other types of burkas in Western Society the issue of hegemonic body can giv…

Started by Cecilia Montero Mórtola

0 Jul 7

From the Center for Peripheral Studies (OAC Branch). After Lance, the sky's the limit!

The papers discussed in our online seminars are often excellent, but this one is apocalyptic, as well as being an exercise in fine writing.…

Started by Keith Hart

1104 Jul 1
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How Forests Think

Over on Savage Minds, Rex has posted an interview with Eduardo Kohn, the author of How Forests Think: Toward an Anthropology Beyond the Hum…

Started by John McCreery

3 Jun 29
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Seriously interested in culture change?

Check out this talk by Perl programmer and science fiction writer Charlie Stross, courtesy of Boing-Boing. If you find it as fascinating as…

Started by John McCreery

0 Jun 26




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