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Request for Proposals: NCSHPO - NPS Web Content Developer

DEADLINE:  Submit budget, resume and cover letter by close of business, January 24, 2018.  

JOB TITLE:                Web Content Developer



Added by Jennifer Talken-Spaulding on January 4, 2018 at 12:30pm — No Comments

International Women's Anthropology Conference (IWAC)

The International Women's Anthropology Conference (IWAC) is organizing a panel at the July 2018 meetings of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES). The topic of the panel is: "Women of Marginalized Social Groups Working to Empower Themselves." This is the abstract: This IUAES panel will consist of orally presented papers. Panelists will discuss challenges facing women of socially marginalized groups in multiple countries. Subjects will include indigenous…


Added by Trish Colvin on October 24, 2017 at 2:38pm — No Comments

Call for Applicants: WKU Minority Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, 2018-2019

Dear Colleagues,

Please see the attached description of Western Kentucky University’s Minority Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. The university is seeking applicants for two one-year fellowships, each with the potential for a second year. This is a university-wide search. The Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology at WKU would like to particularly encourage minority candidates from anthropology to apply for these fellowships. Kindly distribute the attached position…


Added by Ashley Stinnett on October 23, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Qualitative methods expertise: PhD-level research faculty and/or staff scientist positions

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center


Qualitative methods expertise: PhD-level research faculty and/or staff scientist positions, per qualifications and career trajectory.



Added by Simon Craddock Lee on October 10, 2017 at 6:12pm — No Comments

Call for Papers to ISA World Congress of Sociology 2018-reg

Panel or Session Title

Mapping of Adivasi or Indigenous Development from a Political Anthropology Perspective

Organizer: Eswarappa KASI



Development of adivasi or indigenous communities is the mainstay of all the elected governments in India. State has initiated number of initiatives in order to address the questions of livelihoods and development of adivasis or indigenous groups in…


Added by ESWARAPPA KASI on September 30, 2017 at 2:30am — No Comments

Research Assistant Professor position open



Center for Interventions, Treatment, and Addictions Research

Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine

Dayton, Ohio

We offer an outstanding opportunity for a junior colleague to become involved in behavioral substance abuse research focusing on the use…


Added by Robert G Carlson on September 28, 2017 at 2:06pm — No Comments

Roundtable discussion "Feminization of Agriculture"

Greetings! Is anyone interested in participating in a roundtable discussion on the "Feminization of Agriculture" at the 2018 SfAA meeting in Philadelphia? The idea is to have an open discussion with 5 or 6 participants on different perspectives and experiences of this process. Please find below the proposed abstract for the roundtable, and let us know if you would be interested in participating: joan.mencher@gmail.com,…


Added by Joan Mencher on September 27, 2017 at 3:00pm — No Comments

SfAA 2018 CfP: (Re)Making Drug Use, Addiction, and Recovery Online

Call for Papers


Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

April 3-7, 2018


(Re)Making Drug Use, Addiction, and Recovery Online


Organizer: Allison Schlosser, Case Western Reserve University Department of Anthropology


(Il)legal drug use is now a central global concern…


Added by Allison V. Schlosser on September 12, 2017 at 10:22am — No Comments

Understanding Race After Charlottesville

Recently, SfAA President Alexander (Sandy) Ervin posted a strong Statement on Violence in Charlottesville, Virginia on the home page of the SfAA web site:


Following that initial statement, the SfAA Office has worked with the American Anthropological Association, the American Historical Association, and the American Sociological Association to continue the conversation about:…


Added by SfAAadmin on August 31, 2017 at 12:23pm — No Comments

Statement on Violence in Charlottesville, Virginia

The Society for Applied Anthropology strongly condemns the violence generated by racist hate groups in Charlottesville, VA. The values of SfAA include dignity, integrity, and worth of all peoples. We reaffirm our ongoing commitment to value human diversity in all its myriad forms, and we endorse the strong statement below issued…


Added by SfAAadmin on August 16, 2017 at 7:50am — No Comments

Harvard Online Course on Predicting the Future

Can we predict the future? HarvardX is offering a free online course, PredictionX: Diviner’s Guide, which examines the myriad ways humans have sought to know their fate. Join practitioners and Harvard University faculty for this one-week, immersive learning experience to explore “pre-scientific” prediction systems ranging from ancient Chinese bone burning to the Oracle of Delphi to modern…


Added by SfAAadmin on June 20, 2017 at 12:50pm — No Comments

2017 AACS conference EXTENDED DEADLINE CFP June 16, 2017




Annual Conference

October 5-7,…


Added by Lubomir Popov on May 27, 2017 at 3:26pm — No Comments

Taking Stock – the NGO Summer Institute, from May 15 to 19:

The January 2010 earthquake was only the beginning of putting Haiti on the international map. After the whirlwind of donations and temporary aid workers fizzled, those who remained behind were left with questions unanswered. What lessons can we draw from one of the world’s largest humanitarian efforts ever mounted? Were they applied in Hurricane Matthew, which devastated large segments of rural Haiti in October of last year?

Northern Illinois University’s Center for NGO Leadership…


Added by SfAAadmin on April 26, 2017 at 10:44am — No Comments

Role of Sericulturists in the Development of a Village: An Anthropological Case from Post-Green Revolution South India

Sericulture has become one of the important means of livelihood for the majority of the farmers in South India, especially in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. Karnataka, known as the ‘Silk Bowl of India’, occupies the top spot in producing mulberry silk in the country. Andhra Pradesh comes second in mulberry silk production in the country. Both these states have fiercely competed in mulberry silk production, which is a good sign for the sericulturists of these states. It is argued here that the…


Added by ESWARAPPA KASI on April 20, 2017 at 1:32am — No Comments

Lift Irrigation Schemes in Andhra Pradesh: Technology as a Boon or a Bane?

Despite efforts by the Indian state to develop and maintain various irrigation strategies, many projects have not achieved the desired results, often due to systemic problems inherent in these initiatives. Meanwhile, the growing scarcity of water in South Asia propels new thinking about remedies. Based on detailed fieldwork, this article, which seems at first completely unrelated to matters of caste discrimination, assesses the sustainability of lift irrigation schemes (LIS) in Andhra…


Added by ESWARAPPA KASI on April 20, 2017 at 1:30am — No Comments

Marginal Communities in Drought-prone Regions: The Role of NGOs in Watershed Development in South India

In the last few years a participatory watershed program is being implemented in the state of Andhra Pradesh. At present, the Andhra Pradesh Rural Livelihoods Project (APRLP) seeks to scale up the ongoing watershed program activities in the state by providing support in the areas of capacity building, livelihood support, and the provision of other schemes and services to the persons and organizations involved. This article is the outcome of the writer’s field work in Andhra Pradesh. Using a…


Added by ESWARAPPA KASI on April 20, 2017 at 1:26am — No Comments

Emergence of Subjectivity Formations: Social- Anthropological Discourses from India

The Independence movement- as well as its subsequent debates- is one of the most documented events in India, in which the questions of identity and subjectivity of the country and its people were the pillar of the movement. Those questions are still relevant in contemporary India as the introduction of neo-liberal policies in the 1990s have changed the position of India globally and has altered the working and living conditions…


Added by ESWARAPPA KASI on April 20, 2017 at 1:24am — No Comments

Globalization and People at the Margins:Experiences from the Global South

This JDS special issue on ‘Globalization and People at the Margins’ provides an interdisciplinary examination of the effects of globalization on the dispossessed, the marginal, and the excluded sectors of the population. In general, the articles in this issue reveal that the market-oriented development strategies associated with globalization have adversely affected the livelihoods of India’s marginalized people. The issue also reveals how certain civil society organizations in India have…


Added by ESWARAPPA KASI on April 20, 2017 at 1:15am — No Comments

SfAA supports the March for Science, Saturday, April 22

SfAA is partnering with the March for Science to support its mission: “…robustly funded and publicly communicated science as a pillar of human freedom and prosperity. We unite as a diverse, nonpartisan group to call for science that upholds the common good and for political leaders and policy makers to enact evidence based policies in the public interest.” 

The main march will take place in Washington, D.C. For satellite marches in other cities. Check:…


Added by SfAAadmin on April 18, 2017 at 10:49am — No Comments

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