A biweekly look at recent stories on anthropology and practicing anthropologists in the popular media
- Anthropologist Scott Atran addressed the United Nations Security Council on ISIS’ success in recruiting. You can read the highlights (and see a link to the video) in this New York Magazine article.
- Canada’s Metro reports on Ford’s first cultural anthropologist, Michael Thomas.
- Anthropologist Mukulika Banerjee’s work on voting as ritual makes a strong appearance in an article lamenting the elections in the UK. Banerjee says that voting is more of an avenue of self-expression and self-affirmation than it is a process of real… Continue reading