Discovering a language of unity between pensioner and refugee
Archaeologists, whether willingly or unwittingly, have played a role in promoting colonialist structures that oppress indigenous people in countries around the world. Nowhere has this been more evident today than in El Petén, Guatemala.
The African Critical Inquiry Program aims to continue promoting critical interdisciplinary debate, nurturing young scholars and cross-institutional, cross-generational engagement, and linking public scholars based at universities, museums, and other cultural institutions in South Africa and beyond.
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The art and science of anthropology is to recognize culture as a system that we humans use to act intentionally and to make sense of the world around us.
Tribal interests trumped the grassroots tenor of the revolution in Yemen. But this fragmented country is slowly attempting to reduce the power of tribes and the caste system in everyday life.
A retrospective roundtable honoring John Clarke.
In 2019, a nonprofit volunteer was acquitted of a misdemeanor charge for leaving jugs of water in the desert for passing migrants on the grounds that his actions were motivated by “sincerely held religious beliefs.” What can this tell us about religious freedom and state power on the US-Mexico border?
The legacy of collectivism and communism has been revived in the construction of a modern Guan Gong, a hero who embodies socially-desired moral codes and concepts of masculinity.
The walls lining the Quetzaltenango’s cobblestone streets are full of entrepreneurial ghosts—the remnants of shuttered businesses.