"How do Shias integrate Shiism into their lives? This question made me stop for a second and re-read it. Since I am working with and within a milieu of "religious" Shias as well as so called "traditional"…"
Join us for discussion on topics related to anthropology of the Middle East. What's new in anthropology in the region? What do we mean by the "Middle East" today? What kinds of research should we be engaged in to transform anthro. in the region?See More
For anyone interested in getting involved with the student-led anthropological journal The Unfamiliar, based at the University of Edinburgh.Please visit our open access website athttp://journals.ed.ac.uk/unfamiliar/or get in touch via email firstname.lastname@example.org.See More
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
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'.
A group for discussion of all aspects of the anthropology of religion. Discussion can concern cross-cultural analysis, or specific religions. Any other topic tangentially related to religion is also welcome, including folklore studies, etc.