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Sounding the Last Post-- Goodbye!

Talking Anthropology on the Open Anthropology Cooperative (ning--this website) has been a lot of fun, but all good things come to an end and this will be my last post. The reasons are entirely practical, though not impersonal. OAC here (there is another highly successful and vibrant OAC group on Facebook), has come to the end of what it can reasonably achieve. This website is full up with interesting, but chaotically ordered content and points of contact. It is really a massive hammer to…


Added by Huon Wardle on November 16, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Unforgettable; BIKO 12.09

one version film about  his role

Added by Cecilia Montero Mórtola on September 13, 2016 at 11:46am — No Comments

Non-Linguistics of Silenceme: Lalon

Non-Linguistics of Silenceme: Lalon

Translated from Bangla Article:…

Added by Debaprasad Bandyopadhyay on July 9, 2016 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Creative Cogito and Disturbed Corporeal

Creative Cogito and Disturbed Corporeal


This paper is on the refutation of “scientific” notion of creative speaking/hearing subject with zero history a la Chomsky or rather on the falsification of this metanarrative of “ideal” speaker-hearer. The counter-hypothesis, in a nutshell, describes the correlation between empty linguistic organism and…


Added by Debaprasad Bandyopadhyay on June 1, 2016 at 9:38pm — No Comments

Use of Documentaries in the Teaching of Anthropology

I am conducting an online survey about college-level anthropology instructors’ use of primate documentaries in the teaching of anthropology. This is part of my dissertation research, which examines how non-human primates are portrayed in documentaries. The purpose of the survey is to examine the use of nature documentaries,…


Added by Crystal Riley Koenig on May 21, 2016 at 6:35pm — No Comments

New Deadline for Abstract Submission, 30th May

Crossing Borders Conference in Lesbos 7-10th of July

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and visit our website forinstruction on how to submit a paper

Added by Aimilia Voulvouli on May 21, 2016 at 1:18pm — No Comments

Environmentalism and Secularism in the context of an urban protest in Istanbulİlk_ve_en_önemli_çevreci_Environmentalism_and_Secularism_in_contemporary_Istanbul_._Proceedings_from_the_International_Conference_Myths_of_the_Others_in_the_Balkans_representation_social_practices_and_performances_

Added by Aimilia Voulvouli on May 21, 2016 at 1:14pm — No Comments

Environmental protests in Turkey before Geziöy_anti-bridge_campaign_in_Istanbul

Added by Aimilia Voulvouli on May 13, 2016 at 11:36pm — No Comments



"The Syrian regime with military help from Russia regime" are back in control of beautiful Palmyra. This success of one "of the vilest regimes on Earth" is not result of any particular British, French, Italian,American or Western policy... How could it be ? Was…


Added by Michael Alexeevich Popov on March 28, 2016 at 3:08pm — No Comments

Open Access on Steroids!

Talk about open access.  Just came across this reference to Sci-Hub on the OAC Facebook page.  For those who haven't noticed it: ;

Added by Lee Drummond on February 17, 2016 at 9:16pm — No Comments

The enduring riddle of ‘menstrual synchrony’: an anthropological perspective


The discussion on female menstrual cycle synchronization may be as old as the recorded history of sexuality, and raises important questions about gender relations, notably the ‘female group solidarity effects’ that may possibly be constructed by it, or through it. Remarkably, already an ancient Egyptian text…


Added by Jon Abbink on December 20, 2015 at 12:30pm — 5 Comments

Merry Christmas! . . . oops, I mean . . .

Inspired by Freeman Dyson's "Heretical Thoughts on Science and Society":  

A Christmas Story


The Scene: 

    It’s Christmas 2025.  The Donald, having forced through a constitutional amendment, is into his third term.  True to his early campaign promise, he’s driven Starbucks into bankruptcy and got…


Added by Lee Drummond on December 6, 2015 at 11:38pm — 1 Comment

Language: From I-Dentity to My-Dentity

Language: From I-Dentity to My-Dentity

May be downloaded from:

2013. “Language: From I- Dentity to My-Dentity”. Alternative Voices:…

Added by Debaprasad Bandyopadhyay on December 3, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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