For those interested in taking anthropology to audiences beyond the academy. We hope to share ideas about achieving a more publicly engaged discipline and specifically about training anthropologists to better communicate with non-academic audiences.
How can we as anthropologists entertain and educate a broader public? What stuff do most people like, how do we write for them, and where do we reach them?PopAnth aims to a) produce stuff for public consumption; b) work out better ways to write and disseminate for the general public; c) agglomerate popular anthropology that's already been published.Welcome to the anthropocene!See More
"Diana, Thanks for your inspiring comment on Elizabeth's discussion. I have posted a link to it in the online seminar. If you get the time to check out the questions raised by Phil henshaw in particular and the rather feeble response from…"
"Dear Elizabeth,thank you for asking us so simple yet profound questions and I am so happy to say a few words on the topic.
In my opinion, anthropology has value only if we give it value. I am not sure that I know what is the boundary of its usage,…"
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Abbot, A. 1988. The system of professions. An essay on the division of labor. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press
Broom, A. 2006. „Reflections on…"
Discuss fieldwork, ethics on methods and tools of the anthropological trade.Every fieldworker has been faced with questions regarding their own work and how they should proceed.This group should also used as an introduction to fieldwork issues.See More
Diana, Thanks for your inspiring comment on Elizabeth's discussion. I have posted a link to it in the online seminar. If you get the time to check out the questions raised by Phil henshaw in particular and the rather feeble response from anthropologists like me, it would be great to hear you say more about what humanity and nature/society and nature mean to you in the context of anthropology. Just a thought, no obligation of course. Keith