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Recent Content

APLA 2016 Graduate Student Paper Prize: Analysis of Political &/or Legal Institutions & Processes (Deadline: July 1, 2016)

Dear all,
Please consider this Call for Submissions for the Association for Political and Legal Anthropology 2016 Graduate Student Paper Prize. We would also appreciate your assistance disseminating this announcement to Department list-serves and individual graduate students working on relevant topics. 


Karin Friederic

Anthropology and Mental Health Interest Group Paper Prizes

The Anthropology and Mental Health Interest Group (AMHIG) announces its first annual Graduate Student and Professional Paper Prizes.  Paper topics are open, but must address some aspect of the sociocultural dimensions of mental health. Papers may be comparative, applied, and/or theoretical in approach.  The winner of each category will receive $100 and a certificate which will be awarded at the SMA Business Meeting at the AAA in Minneapolis in November 2016.