#Anthropology – Role of Rumors in Fueling Anxieties in the Internet Age- Why Anthropologists Failed to Boycott Israeli Academic Institutions

Why Anthropologists Failed to Boycott Israeli Academic Institutions Savage Minds: Notes and Queries in Anthropology — A Group Blog by Carole McGranahan   By: Lara Deeb and Jessica Winegar In 2016 the movement to boycott Israeli academic institutions for their involvement in the illegal occupation of Palestine both gathered significant steam and faced a huge roadblock. … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “World Leaders on Instagram 2016…

World Leaders on Instagram 2016 Executive Summary Most Followed World Leaders on Instagram What to Post? Accounts Worth Following Do they manage their own account? First, Let’s Take a Selfie About the Study Executive Summary Social Media, Smartphone Encryption, and Surrogate Motherhood  Slate Articles by Gabriel Roth Happy Friday, Slate Plus members! Here at Slate’s New … Read more

#Ferguson Anthropologists [also] Speak Out

Ferguson: Anthropologists Speak Out  Savage Minds: Notes and Queries in Anthropology by Carole McGranahan Race and injustice and anger and fear. All of these and more in the wake of the grand jury decision in the police killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. What do anthropology and anthropologists have to say about all of this? … Read more