Kinship refers to relations between individuals who are in relationships either by descent or marriage (and in some occasions fictive kinship).A field that is now ignored by researchers and scholars, despite it's use for areas like gender studies.
In 1954 K Levi-Strauss introduced a new term-"Mathematics of Man" as an area of the ultimate cooperation between algebraic topology and pure anthropology.His first experiments in such sort of mathematics of man were made with great Andre Weil...See More
"Michael, you mentioned that "Anthropology barely survived the past two decades of self-censorship."
I am not sure exactly to what you are referring. Would you mind elaborating a bit for me? I am interested in your thoughts on this."
My basis for not wanting to change the name at this point in time is stems from the principle of countering censorship, self-imposed or otherwise, in the absence of any identifiable reason legal or moral. There is an emotional…"
"@Giovanni - I think it is an absolute certainty that a notice will appear disassociating the group that was and might be OAC from the programme framed by Forte's blog. @Nikos you have identified the central issue. @Astrid we are already on the…"
"It is unfortunate that what had been a very interesting discussion in how and in what ways an open anthropology could be open was closed by a claim of infringement of intellectual property. As the claim itself appears to have little or no merit,…"
"G. P. Murdock produced one of the strongest early positions on the existence, or otherwise, of culture.
In 1971, Murdock presented his enigmatic Huxley Memorial Lecture to the Royal Anthropological Institute, ‘Anthropology’s…"
"Part of the issue with what to call 'cyberanthropology', 'digital anthropology' is not so much a definitional one as to do with the ethos of a single anthropology, or at least a past ethos of such.
The first generation of…"
"Digital Anthropology is not my favourite way of putting this, but seems to be the emerging label, and is better than any I've come up with the possible exception of AnthroPunk. On the surface Digital Anthropology certainly includes the impact…"