Anthropology roundup: R.I.P: Paul W. Friedrich

Paul W. Friedrich, anthropologist and linguist, 1927-2016 UChicago News Paul W. Friedrich, an anthropologist, linguist and poet whose sweeping scholarship ranged from agrarian reform in Mexico to Russian lyric poetry to ties between Thoreau’s Walden and Hindu scripture, died at his home on Aug. 11. He was 88 years old. The next evolution in biological … Read more

Anthropology roundup: “New book – Digital Ethnography: Principles and Practice

Gorgeous book of paper airplanes collected by anthropologist Harry Smith  Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow   Myths and Facts About the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions Savage Minds: Notes and Queries in Anthropology — A Group Blog by Jessica Winegar Anthropologists for the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions is pleased to extend its original series on this blog … Read more

Anthropology roundup: “Jack Goody (1919-2015): an oral history

Jack Goody (1919-2015): an oral history  Savage Minds: Notes and Queries in Anthropology — A Group Blog [The following is an invited post by Keith Hart, Centennial Professor of Economic Anthropology in the Department of International Development at the London School of Economics and International Director of the Human Economy Program in the Centre for the … Read more

Anthropology roundup: ‘Biggest’ Stonehenge site… Inside AAA…

‘Biggest’ Stonehenge site uncovered BBC News | Europe | World Edition Huge stones found buried near Stonehenge were part of a ritual site built on an “extraordinary scale” and unique in the world, researchers say. Sara Little Turnbull, Product Designer Inspired by Anthropologyand Nature … New York Times Operating at a nexus of design, culture and … Read more

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