"Absolutely! Next time I'm in Lisbon or come and visit Viana do Castelo north of Porto. It is a beautiful coastal town. I am currently thinking of devising a project on creating diaolgue between anthropologists and medical staff/teachers in…"
" "It is an urgent task to devise ways of thinking and talking about the economy that make human sense."
That is how I understand PopAnth. At the end of the first plenary in the EASA conference in Paris last week, one of the…"
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
"You might find of some interest the recent article - "Rethinking Prayer and Health Research: An Exploratory Inquiry on Prayer’s PsychologicalDimension".
International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, Vol. 30, Nos. 1-2, pp.…"
"I haven't given up on this conversation, but these are far from trivial issues and I am concurrently writing inside several of them which is not the best place to be for a quick response to big questions. I have downloaded Being Human onto my…"
"Exactly which is why I began interested in women's birth experiences and discovered that they were not so keen to talk about that - it was history - and ended up engagin with them in a much broader field of enquiry regarding their experiences…"
"And then the question may be, what are the people you are working with willing to talk about. Another highlight of my graduate school education at Cornell was hearing Terry Turner tell us that he went off to the Amazon intending to do the kind of…"
A small private note. My daughter Kate is now 33, out of the Navy, with two children, Keegan, 3 and Fiona 1 (actually 18 months). She just started a Masters program in public policy at the Kennedy School at Harvard. In her essay she wrote, "I have spent most of my adult life as a tool of policy. Now I want to make policy." Tough kid.