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Vivah Circuit

When one thinks of tourism in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, the imagination usually comes to rest on the Taj and the Buddha circuit. But these traditional tourism trails are not for the modern adventurous and experience seeking traveller. 564 more words

Social Consciousness

Of Flattery & Tweaks

When I see an interesting garment, I mentally take it apart and analyse the fabric and pattern pieces. I enjoy the thrill from challenging myself to replicate the style, if only in my head. 633 more words



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CFP Anthropology Matters!

Call for Papers

Anthropology Matters!

The theme for the AAA annual conference for 2017, in Washington DC, is a

call to action for anthropologists across all subfields of the discipline. 175 more words


The problem with torture

Apparently torture is becoming more accepted by Americans, so says Darius Rejali in an LA Times Op-Ed piece today. In 2001, 56% of Americans were opposed to torture. 119 more words


Get on John Lennon's bus...

The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus rolled into Ventura today and parked at the Sheridan Way Elementary School off Ventura Avenue. Working with students who participate in the Harmony Project, a handful of students from area schools came together to write, perform and learn about how to make a track and video of the experience. 95 more words


Tabula Rasa

That feeling a lot of us are feeling….it just isn’t going away, is it?  It is not a case of “Bobby Ewing Taking A Shower”, which helped make a whole season of “Dallas” (the television dynasty show of the 1980s)  disappear with the stroke of a pen and it turns out it was only a dream.   673 more words