Many journalists in Turkey entered 2017 in jail and some of their colleagues did not forget them….

Turkish Authorities Detain Wall Street Journal Staff Reporter Dion Nissenbaum for 2½ Days Wall Street Journal – Gordon Fairclough – Dec 31, 5:32 AM Turkish authorities detained a Wall Street Journal staff reporter for 2 ½ days this past week, without permitting him contact with his family or attorneys before releasing him. The reporter, Dion … Read more

Anthropology roundup: A manifesto: “Foundations of an Anarchist Archaeology”

Foundations of an Anarchist Archaeology: A Community Manifesto  Savage Minds: Notes and Queries in Anthropology This entry is part 18 of 18 in the Decolonizing Anthropology series. By The Black Trowel Collective An anarchist archaeology embraces considerations of social inequity as a critique of authoritarian forms of power and as a rubric for enabling egalitarian and … Read more

Anthropology roundup: “Paleolithic Ax Debunks Colonial Myth”

Paleolithic Ax Debunks Colonial Myth SAPIENS by Jacqueline Matthews and Martin Porr Earlier this year, a team of Australian researchers led by Peter Hiscock from the University of Sydney published new findings about a fragment of a ground-edge ax—which might have been similar to the hafted ax shown here—that had been discovered in the Kimberly region … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: The new HTTP/2 finalized. – the first major change to HTTP in 16 years…

The new HTTP/2 spec ushers in hopes for a faster web  Mashable! by Christina Warren HTTP, or the Hypertext Transfer Protocol, is a central part of the World Wide Web. On Wednesday, Mark Nottingham, the chai HTTP/2, the first major change to HTTP in 16 years, has been finalized  The Next Web by Owen Williams Here is … Read more

Anthropology roundup: 19 February is the “National Anthropology Day”… “Turkic language family time depth…

A Global Celebration of Anthropology  American Anthropological Association by Joslyn O. On Thursday, February 19, 2015 anthropologists worldwide will celebrate the inaugural National Anthropology Day. This inaugural event, created by the American Anthropological Association, calls public attention to the important work that anthropologists contribute to our daily lives.   The Anthropology of the Middle Class Huffington … Read more

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