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Sheep Cotes as Sacred Spaces

Alice C. Linsley



Stone sheep cote in Zanuta, West Bank

Photo: Emil…
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Added by Alice C. Linsley on April 18, 2015 at 4:36pm — No Comments

Can Sex and Violence Revive the Public Interest in Anthropology?

Whether they were full of lies and exaggerations or not, Mead's adolescent sex in Samoa and Chagnon's fierce people of the Amazon definitely made anthropology popular.  I wonder if these thematic schemes--sex and violence--so overused in Hollywood will work in marketing anthropology.

I'm now trying these thematic schemes in my writing, so I won't lose my interest in poetry.

How I Got Syphilis

I blamed hashish at first

when…

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Added by M Izabel on March 29, 2015 at 11:31pm — 1 Comment

Las patronas: twenty years in their mission

Some time ago I posted a video about women helping the trans migrant people from Central America passing through their town in Veracruz (Mexico). You can see here or here (in Spanish), or search "patronas" in OAC or Youtube.

They have already 20 years in their incredible job.…

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Added by Oscar González on February 15, 2015 at 6:05pm — No Comments

Picture postcards of the Middle East

We've been collecting these at the British Museum for some time now and the first few thousand are up online on the BrM Collections Online section of our website with free images you can download.

 

We also have just been awarded money to co-host a 3-year PhD on the subject with the University of Nottingham. Please look at and share the details with anyone you think might be interested in either applying or collaborating:

 

Collaborative Doctoral…

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Added by St John Simpson on February 2, 2015 at 8:36pm — No Comments

War and Peace."Formalists" vs "Essentialists" in ethnic identity theory

I afraid theory of ethnic identity became an important part of  today’s world politics in wrong time when  a dispute between “formalists” and “essentialists” on nature of ethnic identity  is not  discontinued and “hidden” collision  of these two schools of thinking in social anthropology is continuing.  As is known, formalists believe  that ethnic identity ( as some social set of all sets ) is merely a political cognitive formal construction, correspondingly,  it is not important. For…

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Added by Michael Alexeevich Popov on January 27, 2015 at 6:09pm — 1 Comment

'Linguistic Cybercolonization'

'Linguistic Cybercolonization'

May be downloaded from:  https://www.academia.edu/411055/_Linguistic_Cyber-colonization_

LOBALIZATION, LANGUAGE, CULTURE AND MEDIA, pp.146-187, B.N. Patnaik, S.I. Hasnain, eds., Simla Institute of…
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Added by Debaprasad Bandyopadhyay on December 28, 2014 at 11:00pm — 3 Comments

Narrative Community : Voices of Israeli Backpackers' - Book Review

'Narrative Community: Voices of Israeli Backpackers' - Book Review

This book under review by Chaim Noy illustrates the theatrical performances of storytelling by Israeli backpackers. It is based on forty-five narrative interviews with the backpackers and those interviews are represented in a non-authoritarian quasi direct discourse. He divided his…

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Added by Debaprasad Bandyopadhyay on December 28, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Linguistic Terrorism: An Interruption Into The Kamtapuri Language Movement

Linguistic Terrorism: An Interruption Into The Kamtapuri Language Movement

May be dowloaded from: https://www.academia.edu/411045/Linguistic_Terrorism

The colonial imagination or otherwise mimicry from the part of third world nationalist elite needs different sorts of designs supplied from the white space to fulfill their…

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Added by Debaprasad Bandyopadhyay on December 28, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Introduction to International Journal of Business Anthropology Vol. 5 (2) by Alex Stewart

Introduction to International Journal of Business Anthropology Vol. 5 (2)

 

Alex Stewart

 

       When they study businesses, anthropologists bring a great deal of value to the table, but they also confront obstacles as they seek to apply their knowledge and their methods in this terrain. As a result, business anthropology faces the challenge of adapting, in order to overcome the obstacles, while maintaining the…

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Added by Robert Guang Tian on November 23, 2014 at 11:26am — No Comments

International Journal of Business Anthropology Vol. 5 (2): TOC

Volume 5(2)

 

 

International Journal of

Business Anthropology

 

Table of Contents

 

Editorial Commentary

 

Corporate Ethnography and Clinical Research: Thinking a Case Study of Software Evaluation

Pedro Oliveira

 

Effects of Religiosity on Apparel Shopping Orientation: An Exploratory Study

Lizhu Davis…

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Added by Robert Guang Tian on November 23, 2014 at 11:25am — No Comments

The Fourth International Conference on Applications of Anthropology in Business: Call for Papers

Call for Papers

 

The Fourth International Conference on Applications of Anthropology in Business

 

In order to promote phenomenon-driven and context based study on management and marketing research in the business world, the Center of Business Anthropology at Tianjin…

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Added by Robert Guang Tian on November 23, 2014 at 11:18am — No Comments

Message Ceenom: The Final Truth

Message Ceenom: The Final Truth

01: The Final Truth

00: Eternal flow of unparalleled Message Ceenom exposing mysteries behind everything from tiny particle to mighty galaxy http://ceen.me/…

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Added by Ceen Foundation on November 9, 2014 at 12:18pm — No Comments

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