A group critiquing the militarization of anthropology. Possible topics include: resistance tactics, monitoring funding programs, historical relationships between anthropologists and military/intelligence agencies, anthropology and COIN, etc.See More
This group intends to broaden the discussion started in the IV Congress of the Portuguese Association of Anthropology (September 2009) on 'Experiencing Social Suffering: its ambiguities and articulations'
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.
For those interested in discussing issues related to processes that generally get glossed as globalization. How do we understand globalization? Are we fruitfully engaging with studies of globalization in other disciplines?
OAC already has a group named Theory in Anthropology, a good place to discuss theories already embraced by anthropologists. This group is, instead, intended for discussion of theory found outside anthropology that anthropologists might find useful.
A forum for conversations between those inclined towards presenting ethnographically-derived insights through experimental ethnographic writing including the broader fields of 'creative non-fiction' and ‘creative fiction'.
"Thank you for the kind welcome, Keith, and my thanks for posting the insightful OAC dispatches on fb, which is how I found my way here. Looking forward to joining the conversation. With regards from Milwaukee and all the best, /Nan"