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**Call for Organized Tourism and Heritage Sessions**

The Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) welcomes proposals for organized paper sessions, roundtables, workshops, and panel discussions on topics related to tourism and heritage for the SfAA Annual Meetings to be held March 29-April 2, 2016 in Vancouver, BC. The theme of the 2016 SfAA Meetings is “Intersections,” and the organizers welcome sessions that explore “the intersections that arise from our interactions with people, places, issues,…


Posted by Melissa Cope on August 11, 2015 at 3:12pm

6 Benefits of Studying Anthropology

Anthropology mainly focuses on the study of human behavior. It allows you to dissect interesting topics such as cultures, evolution and social relations. If you are not yet decided on what to take as your major in college, you may take these advantages and consider studying anthropology.…


Posted by Kate Cooper on July 13, 2015 at 2:52am

CFP due July 15, 2015: Annual Conference of the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology



The 2015 Annual Conference of the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology


October 8-10, 2015


Renaissance Montgomery Hotel and Spa at the Convention Center

201 Tallapoosa Street

Montgomery, AL 36104


“Social Justice from the Local to the Global:

Sociology on the Move”


Deadline for submissions: July 15, 2015



Posted by Lubomir Popov on July 4, 2015 at 9:04pm

Praxis Award

Entries for the 2015 Praxis Award are due July 1, which is fast approaching.

Now in its 35th year, the Washington Association of Professional Anthropologists (WAPA) biennial Praxis Award has recognized outstanding achievement in translating anthropological knowledge into action as reflected in a single project or specific, longer-term endeavor.

The competition…

Posted by SfAAadmin on June 7, 2015 at 5:25pm

Relief Assistance for Nepal

Dear Friends and Family,

The past few weeks have been very difficult. The first earthquake on April 25th (7.8 magnitude) severely damaged villages in Pharak. The second earthquake on May 12th (7.3 magnitude) destroyed what was left after the first one. 

My husband, Un Sherpa, and I are back in the States after our quick visit to assess needs and coordinate relief efforts in our villages in Pharak (Chaurikharka VDC, Solukhumbu). Many might know this as the region between the…


Posted by SfAAadmin on June 4, 2015 at 8:38pm


SFAA Call for papers for an Organized Health Literacy and Population Health Session for the Society for Applied Anthropology

We (Marisa Abbe @ Children’s Health Dallas) are soliciting papers for an organized session on “Health Literacy and Population Health: Anthropological Intersections in Public Policy, Clinical Care,…Continue

Started by Rose Jones in SfAA 2016 Annual Meeting Discussions Aug 26.

Call for Student Poster Abstracts: The 2016 Valene Smith Tourism Poster Competition.

Three cash prizes will be awarded - $500 for first prize, and $250 each for two honorable mentions. Please go to the SfAA web site for additional information on the Competition and the poster…Continue

Started by Trish Colvin in SfAA 2016 Annual Meeting Discussions Aug 17.

Call for Student Paper Abstracts: The 2016 SfAA Tourism and Heritage Student Paper Competition.

Top paper abstracts will be selected for inclusion in an organized session at the 2016 SfAA Annual Meeting in Vancouver, and a $500 award will be presented to the best paper in the session. Papers…Continue

Started by Trish Colvin in SfAA 2016 Annual Meeting Discussions Aug 17.

Summer Consulting Opportunity - Need Experts regarding Argentina and UK families

Hello,My company is looking for two experts to help us analyze data for a multinational report we are currently writing.  The topic of the report is modern families, their values, the relationships…Continue

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Started by Eric Wolfeiler in SfAA General Discussion Forum Aug 12.




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