Anthro roundup: Debates on anthropologists’ working conditions, Resources for teaching medical anthropology, Exploring World Cities Through Their Street Food…

Al Jazeera Travel Show Explores World Cities Through Their Street Food from Open Culture by Colin Marshall Anthropology: the major, the career from American Anthropological Association by Joslyn O. During this week there has been quite the conversation about adjuncts and their working conditions in the press. These articles have lead to further conversation in … Read more

AAA revising code of ethics and want feedback from anthropologists… “Anthropologists and stereotypes about Libya and Japan

Anthropology and Ethics ? AAA Wants Feedback! from Neuroanthropology by daniel.lende In a welcome development, the American Anthropological Association?s Task Force for Comprehensive Ethics Review is posting drafts online of proposed revisions to the AAA?s code of ethics. And they want your feedback! Anthropologists and stereotypes about Libya and Japan from – anthropology in … Read more

Neanderthals, more favorable now…

Anthropologists adopt a more favorable view of Neanderthals from Wash Post Europe by Marc Kaufman Scientists are broadly rethinking the nature, skills and demise of the Neanderthals of Europe and Asia, steadily finding more ways that they were substantially like us and quite different from the limited, unchanging and ultimately doomed inferiors most commonly described … Read more

"The geopolitical anthropology of media

John Postill asks “What would a geopolitical anthropology of media entail? Lorenz interviews “anthropology song girl” and more from the world of anthropology…

The geopolitical anthropology of media

by John Postill

What would a geopolitical anthropology of media entail? In other words, how would one go about studying anthropologically (and not just ethnographically) the relationship between power, culture and geography in the emergence of contemporary media ecologies?

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