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APLA Book Prize Announcement

From our colleagues at the Association for Political and Legal Anthropology, a book prize competition that may be of interest to SAFN members and other readers of this blog: 115 more words

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Food and Drink as Symbols: Historical Perspectives

We recently received this call for papers that may be of interest to FoodAnthropology readers. Deadlines and contact information are below.

Department of History and Material Culture of English Speaking Countries… 482 more words

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“Gnu directions in r-chaeology”: innovations in the use of free and open source software (foss) to achieve an open archaeology

A good way to start everyone weekend is with some open source work. Here is another video recorded session from the EAA conference:

Author – Orton, David, University of York, York, United Kingdom (Presenting author) 1,559 more words

Archaeology

World Anthropology Day

Today is World Anthropology Day! Sponsored by the American Anthropological Association, it’s a day for anthropologists to celebrate the discipline while sharing it with the world around them. 626 more words

In The News

On Food and Labor, Briefly

David Beriss

Andrew Puzder has decided to withdraw his name from consideration for Secretary of Labor in the Trump administration. As I pointed out a few weeks ago, nominating a fast-food executive who opposes raising the minimum wage and likes the idea of replacing workers with machines raises a lot of questions. 607 more words

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Petrification Processes in (Pre-)History

Petrification of the past – not a concept I had ever thought about until we filmed this session at the EAA conference. And I am very glad that we did as it has been a very simulating topic to mull over. 3,008 more words

Archaeology

What FoodAnthropology Is Reading Now, February 13, 2017

A brief digest of food and nutrition-related items that caught our attention recently. Got items you think we should include? Send links and brief descriptions to… 885 more words

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