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I just finished reading an article discussing the code of ethics that the San people of South Africa drafted for researchers. It raises an important question that we must answer as anthropologists, how does our work benefit the cultures we research? Find the article here.
Since we are talking about “the field”, Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure seeks seasonal, on-call Archaeology Technicians and Field / Laboratory Supervisors to join their team in Louisville, KY. You will assist on surveys to identify and document archaeological sites as well as excavations to test the National Register site eligibility and large… Continue reading
Princeton University is hosting a workshop and conference August 1-3, 2017 to stimulate ethnographic research into entrepreneurship, new business formation, and startup team dynamics. We invite anthropology graduate students to apply for a limited number of subsidized openings (travel, lodging, and meal expenses covered). The conference will feature presentations on current research by ethnographers from varied disciplines, opportunities to hear from funders, and practical advice about the preparation of effective research grant applications. For conference details and to apply, go to https://www.tfaforms.com/4607087
Business Anthropology Matters! is an exciting initiative planned for the 2017 AAA Meetings. The organizing committee consists of Bob Morais, Timothy Malefyt, Elizabeth Briody, and Allen Batteau. Contact information: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
We invite you to submit sessions or workshops for the AAA meeting under the Business Anthropology Matters! banner. Please review the information below and inform the organizing committee of plans to submit by the last week of March. Note that AAA submission deadline is 4/14/17.
Background and Rationale
Business Anthropology is one of the latest chapters and perhaps a leading future direction for anthropology asserting… Continue reading
As the US inaugurates a new president, AN will turn an eye toward the rise of populism from a global perspective. We’re seeking proposals for feature articles, notes from the field, commentary, photo essays and other media that address aspects of populism or populist movements. We’re looking for novel and engaging perspectives on the US, France, Austria, the UK, Turkey, Venezuela, and elsewhere. What does an anthropological sensibility bring to the conversation? What is the role of the anthropologist and the value of anthropology in this current social and political moment?
Please submit your proposal for our populism series by… Continue reading
In a January column in the online Anthropology News, NAPA’s incoming president provides an overview of NAPA and an invitation to participate. Have a look at her column here:
The deadline for applying to the NAPA Occupational Field School in Guatemala is just a few weeks away: February 1.
Please visit the field school website very soon to check it out. Feel free to circulate the information to others whom you feel might be interested. The field school offers excellent experience and is very highly regarded by participants.
The site is at www.napaotguatemala.org.
The NAPA Communications Committee is happy to announce that the AnthroCurrents blog, started by Cathy White and most recently authored energetically by Walter Pond, is set to relaunch under the stewardship of Julia Wignall.
Julia currently works as an anthropologist performing data analysis, ethnography and research at Seattle Children’s Hospital. She finished her Master’s in applied anthropology 3.5 years ago and says she is still “figuring it out.”
Says Julia: “I am excited to contribute to AnthroCurrents since I have the same thing to gain as you, the reader; to learn how anthropologists and the discipline are represented in the… Continue reading
The NAPA short survey to gather feedback and ideas from members will close soon. If you have not already done so, please visit the link below and provide your input. Your answers will help NAPA better serve you and all its members.
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Kerry Fosher and Fritz Lampe
NAPA Membership Committee