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Call for Papers and Projects - REMOTE: Designing with Outlying Societies

REMOTE is a peer-reviewed publication of the MIT SA+P Press

Due: August 1st, 2015


REMOTE: Designing with Outlying Societies prompts us to investigate the ethical and ideological assumptions of contemporary humanitarian architecture in the contexts of isolated peoples.


What does it mean to intervene? 


Anthropologies in, of, and for the world

Dear Colleague,

Berghahn Journals is pleased to announce that the latest issue of Focaal - Journal of Global and Historical Anthropology has recently been published. This special issue is titled Anthropologies in, of, and for the world, and is edited by Graeme MacRae.

Please visit the Berghahn website for more information about the journal: www.journals.berghahnbooks.com/focaal

Current Issue, Focaal 71

Nominations Sought by the School for Advanced Research for $10,000 J. I. Staley Prize

The Staley prize recognizes innovative books in anthropology that add new dimensions to our understanding of the human species.

Deadline for the 2016 Staley Prize Nominations is October 1, 2015

For additional information, including eligibility criteria and instructions for nominating a book, please visit http://sarweb.org/index.php?staley_prize

This prize was made possible through the generosity of J. I. Staley.

Conference Report: Dissecting Society. Periodical Literature and Social Observation (1830-1850)

(by Christiane Schwab & Ana Peñas Ruiz)

On the 20th of March 2015 the Center for International Research in the Humanities and the Social Sciences (CIRHUS, New York University) welcomed scholars from various disciplines to explore the connections between 19th-century periodical literature and the refinement of social observation. Between 1830 and 1850, literary pieces on cultural manners, social types and societal developments experienced major success in Europe and beyond. These “panoramic” (W.

Negotiating Care in Uncertain Settings and Looking Beneath the Surface of Health Governance Projects

Dear Colleague,

We are pleased to announce that the latest issue of Anthropology in Action has been published by Berghahn Journals.  This special issue is titled “Negotiating Care in Uncertain Settings and Looking Beneath the Surface of Health Governance Projects” and the articles encourage us to look at the social relations and biopolitics of encounters between patients, medical professionals, medical institutions and the state and to carefully interrogate shifts in the distribution of responsibility for healthcare and all it entails.