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China’s middle class is not what we thought it was, says the Business Insider UK

Behavioural Economics

The FT on how… 178 more words

Cultural Insight

American Anthropological Association, 2015

It was a busy and exciting few days in Denver last week as we sold books and celebrated our series and our award-winning authors at the 2015 annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association. 474 more words

In The News

Histories Unwritten

“What happens to the history of a people not accustomed to writing things down? 1,036 more words


What FoodAnthropology is Reading Now: November 22 Edition

November 22, 2015: There’s good news for FoodAnthropology readers this week: it was a great week for internet food reads. Here’s a round of up what captivated FoodAnthropology over the last seven days. 608 more words


Anthropologies #22 Call for Submissions: The anthropology of food

Burgers, Plate 4. Photograph by Thomas Hawk, 2009.

Everyone eats, and there are cultural and social meanings embedded in the food that we consume. This issue of anthropologies will look at the anthropological understanding of food and the values, beliefs, technologies, ideologies, and imaginaries that we construct around its production and consumption. 374 more words


Embodied Visuals: Living Public Spaces

The structures in the above image are traditional Bhutia-style houses, they were, and some still are, typically located in the villages of Sikkim. This row of houses was located right outside the entrance of Pemayangtse monastery, it is also surrounded by the ruins of Rabdantse, Sikkim’s second capital. 669 more words


Difficult Names and Cultural Erasure

It begins
with your second last name
gone missing from your mailbox,
school ID, and learner’s permit.
It is hard to explain to your relatives…

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Reflections On This And That