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All hands on deck! Time to build our global connections
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The OAC is not just a website. It's not just a Facebook group. It's a collective of anthropologists who want to push our discipline forward.Whatever you think that means, we need to foster our global…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Keith Hart Mar 18, 2015.

Open access ethnographic data?
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Does anyone know of anthropologists who are making their data freely available? How do they go about anonymizing it?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Manal May 21, 2014.

How can we support each other's public engagement?
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I'm reposting this here at the suggestion of Ryan Anderson.It's long been my belief that anthropologists can increase their public visibility and engagement by working together, especially…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cecilia Montero Mórtola Dec 28, 2013.

 

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Erin B. Taylor replied to ryan anderson's discussion "Counting on Change," OAC e-seminar with Erin Taylor (June 22-July 6) is NOW OPEN.
"Thanks to everyone for joining in on this seminar. I'll just make a couple of comments to wrap things up from my side. A major problem with European monetary governance is that monetary policy is made on a different level to fiscal policy. The…"
Jul 8, 2016
Erin B. Taylor replied to ryan anderson's discussion "Counting on Change," OAC e-seminar with Erin Taylor (June 22-July 6) is NOW OPEN.
"Ryan, I think the structure/agency debate was useful for showing us that it is really actually quite complex - many seemingly contradictory things can be happening at once, and it's not about a binary at all. In other words, it leads us back to…"
Jul 7, 2016
Erin B. Taylor replied to ryan anderson's discussion "Counting on Change," OAC e-seminar with Erin Taylor (June 22-July 6) is NOW OPEN.
"John and Keith, attitudes to gifts versus paying are fascinating. Your stories are a great contrast. John’s story demonstrates a case in which a predilection towards (relatively equal?) gift-centred relationships are altering as young people…"
Jul 5, 2016
Mauro Rodrigues joined Erin B. Taylor's group
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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.This group also accidentally launched the website PopAnth: Hot Buttered Humanity. We hope to create more collaborations in the future and welcome…See More
Jul 4, 2016
Erin B. Taylor replied to ryan anderson's discussion "Counting on Change," OAC e-seminar with Erin Taylor (June 22-July 6) is NOW OPEN.
"Hi Ryan, sorry, I didn't see your reply when I posted my own on Friday. Your comment puts me in mind of a lot of Caribbean ethnography, which often discusses what Diane Austin-Broos calls 'creativity within constraint.' The idea is…"
Jul 4, 2016
Erin B. Taylor replied to ryan anderson's discussion "Counting on Change," OAC e-seminar with Erin Taylor (June 22-July 6) is NOW OPEN.
"Thanks Keith. Yes, I do actually agree that "money and inequality" is too big, but I wanted to see where it would take me. I find these kinds of schematic overviews helpful to get a sense of an overall topic and see where the possible…"
Jul 1, 2016
Erin B. Taylor replied to ryan anderson's discussion "Counting on Change," OAC e-seminar with Erin Taylor (June 22-July 6) is NOW OPEN.
"John, The very early adopters tended to fall into two groups: middle class young people, and those who were using the service because they were required to by NGOs (e.g., to receive conditional cash grants). After that, people who adopted it tended…"
Jun 28, 2016
Erin B. Taylor replied to ryan anderson's discussion "Counting on Change," OAC e-seminar with Erin Taylor (June 22-July 6) is NOW OPEN.
"Hi, all! Daniel, I'm glad to hear that you received those ideas so favourably. I'm glad to talk more about what we did and how we did it. We knew that mobile money was planned, so we conducted research before its introduction and…"
Jun 26, 2016
Erin B. Taylor replied to ryan anderson's discussion "Counting on Change," OAC e-seminar with Erin Taylor (June 22-July 6) is NOW OPEN.
"Dear all, Ryan, thanks for your introduction, and thanks to everyone else for your comments on my paper. It is really interesting to see the material through other people’s eyes. You are right that I am arguing strongly that inequality and…"
Jun 24, 2016
Erin B. Taylor replied to ryan anderson's discussion Upcoming OAC online seminar: Finance, Value, and Inequality (April 15-22, 2016)
"FYI everyone: I've managed to log into my original OAC account."
Apr 19, 2016
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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.This group also accidentally launched the website PopAnth: Hot Buttered Humanity. We hope to create more collaborations in the future and welcome…See More
Jan 24, 2016
Erin B. Taylor replied to Keith Hart's discussion Suggestions and comments for the OAC Seminar series
"OK keep me updated and I'll announce it via social media."
Apr 6, 2015
Erin B. Taylor replied to John McCreery's discussion Tim Ingold's "That's Enough About Ethnography"--The Seminar is Underway
"I very much enjoyed the seminar. I learnt a lot and solidified many thoughts about my own experiences. 1. Yes, we should do it again. 2. Every fortnight or month. I think they should start on a Monday and end on a Friday. We should have a short,…"
Apr 1, 2015
Erin B. Taylor replied to ryan anderson's discussion What draws us to anthropology (and why an anthropological education matters)
"I randomly took medical anthropology at university and within two weeks decided that I would be an anthropologist. It was eye-opening getting to learn about other people's perspectives from the ground level, not just from a distance as was…"
Mar 30, 2015
Erin B. Taylor replied to John McCreery's discussion Tim Ingold's "That's Enough About Ethnography"--The Seminar is Underway
"Lee, great story! I agree that ethnography not the problem when it comes to public communication. The main problem is that most anthropologists have little idea how to communicate about their discipline from someone from outside their discipline.…"
Mar 28, 2015
Erin B. Taylor replied to John McCreery's discussion Tim Ingold's "That's Enough About Ethnography"--The Seminar is Underway
"I couldn't agree more! Plus it can be useful to help people generally see and discover multiple sides to any human story. M., please stay in the seminar! Your comments are really interesting."
Mar 27, 2015

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Erin Brooke Taylor
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Instituto de Ciências Sociais, Universidade de Lisboa
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At 5:59pm on September 8, 2012, Sheyma Buali said…

Thanks for the suggestion! I am looking for it around the internet right now.  It is always good to have examples from other parts of the world. Of course silencing and power have a lot to do with what I am talking about too. 

At 2:02pm on July 15, 2012, Keith Hart said…

Welcome to the OAC, Erin! I will be in Lisbon twice this autumn. Keith

 
 
 

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