"My field research in Iranian Baluchistan was carried out 1967-1976. The full ethnography, Black Tents of Baluchistan, was published in 2000 (Smithsonian Institution Press). Recently various Baluch, some from the Yarahmadzai tribe that I studied,…"
"I am from the Middle East and am yet to find out how much anthropology actually goes on over there (while I was there I was not involved with the study at all and thus didn't look for it). But at the moment, I am finding that anthropological…"
"Khari, if you go to the Discussion Forum on Anthropology of the Middle East, and hit the
"edit" button, you can indicate how many discussion topics you want shown, up to 10. May I suggest that you increase the number of topics shown, so…"
I must apologize for being away from the discussion for some time. First, I was traveling in North and East Africa; then I was ill. When I looked at the site today, I see 12 members and I am most excited about that!I'm wondering if we might all introduce ourselves to one another? It would be great to provide some insight on where your interest in the region lies and/or areas of interest; work you've done or would like to do in the region; other areas of interest that are linked to the Middle…See More
When I first studied anthropology related to the Middle East (and this dates me), it was hard to find anthropologists who had actually been there. Once you did find one, you hung on, trying to soak uo as much information as you could. Most anthropological work at that time were kinship studies and the rare ethnography. I was in love with it all. I went to Cairo to study when it was still almost impossible to find a travel guide on Egypt. Since the US invaded Iraq, the Middle East (which was…See More
Khari, if you go to the Discussion Forum on Anthropology of the Middle East, and hit the
"edit" button, you can indicate how many discussion topics you want shown, up to 10. May I suggest that you increase the number of topics shown, so that all discussion topics will be available for further review or comment?