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Call for Students! Placements available in the NAPA-OT Field School in Antigua, Guatemala — June 1-26, 2015.
Positions are available for anthropology, public health, and clinical students interested in building research skills! More information and the application can be found at www.napaotguatemala.org. Admission on a rolling basis with an April 1 deadline. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
NGO Networks and Perspectives on Child Migration: Examining Perceptions of Root Causes
The NGO Networks group will work to explore occupational perspectives on child migration and its causes drawing from among diverse sectors of Guatemalan society. The project will be developed in collaboration… Continue reading
The call for participation for EPIC2015 is out! See the conference website at http://epicpeople.org/2015 for all the details. The submission deadline is March 6.
We hope many of you will join us in São Paulo, Brazil, Oct 4-8, 2015. São Paulo is not just the largest economy in Latin America, but also a center of design and innovation. EPIC2015 is a wonderful opportunity to connect and learn with international colleagues in this important of business hub–and have some fun experiencing the incredible culture and nature of Brazil.
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NAPA Highlights for Dec. 5:
9 am: What’s your elevator pitch?
11:15 am: Conflict resolution
1:30 pm: Skills in international health
3:45 pm: The business of business anthropology
11 am – 4 pm: Meet with some of the 50 practitioner anthropologists from many sectors who will be on hand to discuss their careers, organizations, and workaday world.
2:30 pm: Panel sessions on health policy (#4-0845) with John Trainor and Jason Miller, and evaluation (4-0870) with Eve Pinsker and Leni Bohren.
NAPA Invited Session
6:30 pm: As NAPA turns 30, what does the future hold for practitioner… Continue reading
NAPA 2011 AAA PROGRAM
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
2-0080 MARKETING’S TIDEMARKS, LEGACIES FROM ANTHROPOLOGY: TRACING THE FUTURE OF SENSORY MARKETING Timothy de Waal Malefyt, George E Marcus, and Paul Stoller
2-0400 Ideas and Techniques for Organizing An Ethnographic Field School James Tim M Wallace and George Gmelch
2-0465 LINKING TOURISM PAST WITH ITS PRESENT: REFLECTIONS AND DIRECTIONS Heidi J Nicholls, James Tim M Wallace, and Valene Smith
The 1st General Assembly of World Anthropologists to Support Occupy Wall Street and Associated Movements
American Anthropological Association Meeting
Montreal, Canada November 17-20, 2011
Calling all anthropologists, interdisciplinary scholars, activists and citizens attending the 2011 AAA Meetings in Montreal:
Please join us for the 1st General Assembly of World Anthropologists who are involved or interested in the recent occupy movement for global economic change that is sweeping the globe. The details of our meeting and the actions we take will be determined by the consensus process during general assemblies that is being practiced by all of the occupations. … Continue reading
The students at the University of South Florida are looking for people to share their career stories. Please see their email below and help if you can!
NAPA is now accepting submissions for the Eighth Annual Student Achievement Award, to recognize student contributions in the area of practicing and applied anthropology. The award honors students who have excelled in these fields and provides opportunities, particularly for students who have worked on team projects and in applied contexts, to be recognized during the AAA annual meeting and possibly see their work published.
Awards include three cash prizes: $300 first place; $100 first runner-up; and $50 second runner-up. Additionally, students will be awarded a certificate of recognition and will be acknowledged at the NAPA Business Meeting during the 2011… Continue reading
“Cultural Sameness” and “Cultural Otherness”: Benefits and Drawbacks in Applied Anthropological Work
When: Tuesday, March 1 at 7:00 pm
Where: Charles Sumner School
1201 17th St NW
Presenters: Michael Cernea, Stan Yoder, more TBA
Throughout much of the history of anthropology, students were expected to conduct fieldwork in cultures and societies not their own. That expectation shifted somewhat several decades ago, and students are able to do fieldwork in their own culture and society as well as in others. This panel discussion, led by Michael Cernea and assisted by Stan Yoder, will consider… Continue reading