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Trump Exposes Hypocrisy of American Archaeology

Trump Exposes Hypocrisy of American Archaeology

https://criticalheritagetourism.com/2017/01/23/trump-exposes-hypocrisy-of-american-archaeology/

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Added by Rich Hutchings on January 23, 2017 at 5:25am — No Comments

Anthropology Day, Thursday February 16, 2017!

The American Anthropological Association invites you to celebrate Anthropology Day on Thursday, February 16, 2017! We hope that you will join us for a celebration of the field and help us to share the work of anthropologists with your communities.
 
Anthropology Day began in 2015 as a way to encourage anthropologists to share and celebrate the discipline with the world around them. Since then,…
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Added by Trish Colvin on January 17, 2017 at 12:20pm — No Comments

Job Opportunity: National Park Service Cultural Anthropologist

The National Park Service (NPS) – Southeast Region is seeking applicants for the Cultural Anthropologist position.  The Vacancy Announcement is open to all U.S. Citizens (DEU) and current Federal Employees (Merit Promotion) and closes on January 16.  (Applicants should be certain that they apply through the correct vacancy announcement for their status.)  The position will be located in the NPS-Division of Cultural Resources, Partnerships, and Science located in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Added by Jennifer Talken-Spaulding on January 13, 2017 at 6:12pm — No Comments

SfAA Statement on Diversity and Respect

We as members of the Board of the Society for Applied Anthropology affirm our ongoing commitment to value human diversity in all its myriad forms and to encourage all of our members to provide safety and basic human rights for everyone. 

Anthropological perspective and practice are grounded in respect for all persons, civility, and thoughtful examination of ideas and policies.  It is especially critical at times of uncertainty and change.

We recognize a common responsibility to…

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Added by SfAAadmin on November 19, 2016 at 3:16pm — 1 Comment

Editorial Commentary: Anthropologists’ Contributions to the Business Studies

Editorial Commentary: Anthropologists’ Contributions to the Business Studies

 

Although anthropologists can and have made significant contributions to the business world (Jordan 2013), the theories and methods of this qualitative social science have not been as widely phased into business research practice as they could and should have been (Tian and Walle 2009). The most powerful tool that business anthropologists can apply and contribute to anthropological…

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Added by Robert Guang Tian on October 30, 2016 at 3:17am — No Comments

Introduction to International Journal of Business Anthropology Vol. 5 (2) by Dr. Alex Stewart

Introduction to International Journal of Business Anthropology Vol. 5 (2)

 

Alex Stewart

 

       When they study businesses, anthropologists bring a great deal of value to the table, but they also confront obstacles as they seek to apply their knowledge and their methods in this terrain. As a result, business anthropology faces the challenge of adapting, in order to overcome the obstacles, while maintaining the…

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Added by Robert Guang Tian on October 30, 2016 at 2:25am — 1 Comment

Introduction to International Journal of Business Anthropology Vol. 5 (2) by Dr. Alex Stewart

Introduction to International Journal of Business Anthropology Vol. 5 (2)

 

Alex Stewart

 

       When they study businesses, anthropologists bring a great deal of value to the table, but they also confront obstacles as they seek to apply their knowledge and their methods in this terrain. As a result, business anthropology faces the challenge of adapting, in order to overcome the obstacles, while maintaining the…

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Added by Robert Guang Tian on October 30, 2016 at 2:23am — No Comments

Introduction to International Journal of Business Anthropology Vol. 5 (2) by Dr. Alex Stewart

Introduction to International Journal of Business Anthropology Vol. 5 (2)

 

Alex Stewart

 

       When they study businesses, anthropologists bring a great deal of value to the table, but they also confront obstacles as they seek to apply their knowledge and their methods in this terrain. As a result, business anthropology faces the challenge of adapting, in order to overcome the obstacles, while maintaining the…

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Added by Robert Guang Tian on October 30, 2016 at 2:20am — No Comments

International Journal of Business Anthropology Volume 6(1)

International Journal of Business Anthropology

 

Volume 6(1)

 

 

Table of Contents

 

Editorial Commentary

 

Applications of Anthropology in Business Management: Localization with Chinese Characteristics

Wei Li, Kathy Tian, Camilla H. Wang, and Yu Liu

 

Ethnography:…

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Added by Robert Guang Tian on October 29, 2016 at 10:34pm — 2 Comments

WCAA's Spanish Language Web Forum - 'En sus propios términos' (In One's Own Terms)

The first issue of WCAA's Spanish language web forum 'En sus propios términos' (In One's Own Terms) is now available on the WCAA website at http://www.wcaanet.org/publications/propios_terminos.shtml.

Added by SfAAadmin on October 13, 2016 at 6:55am — No Comments

Proposed Community-Engaged Archaeology Session

Time, Tension, and Community-engaged Archaeology

Archaeologists who primarily research within their home regions often engage in applied projects to help community partners address research or heritage management needs. In turn archaeologists acquire more archaeological data for themselves or their students, and often find funding for research.  It takes time for community partners and an archaeologist to build trust.  What happens when changes in personnel, funding agencies, or…

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Added by Linda Stine on October 5, 2016 at 2:29pm — No Comments

IUAES Inter-Congress 2017

The IUAES Inter-Congress 2017 will be held as CASCA/IUAES2017, the…

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Added by SfAAadmin on October 5, 2016 at 6:22am — No Comments

SfAA 2017 Session CfP: Riddle me DATA: Science, Anthro & the Future/Past of BIG Knowledge

SfAA 2016 CfP

Riddle me DATA: Science, Anthro & the Future/Past of BIG Knowledge

A riddle is a puzzle characterized by veiled, double or multiple meanings. What riddles are posed for anthropologists, the consummate scientific outsiders, by the increasing…

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Added by Bridget Hanna on October 4, 2016 at 3:39pm — No Comments

Proposed Session for SFAA in New Mexico on Sustaining Anthropological Engagement in Medical Schools.

Anthropologists have been a part of medical school education on and off since the 1950s.  This session outlines the history of anthropology involvement, roles and influences in medical schools.  We explore the various ways in which anthropologists are currently engaged in medical education and the barriers to sustained involvement. Is the current resurgence of anthropology and other social sciences in medicine a sustainable trend?  How can anthropologists continue to have a significant…

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Added by Iveris Martinez on September 26, 2016 at 8:41pm — No Comments

National Park Service - Research Opportunity - Mojave National Preserve

Mojave National Preserve is interested in conducting an Ethnographic Survey for the African American homesteading experience in Lanfair Valley, Mojave National Preserve, CA.  Partners of the National…
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Added by Jennifer Talken-Spaulding on June 3, 2016 at 2:40pm — No Comments

Job Opportunity: National Park Service Tribal Liaison, Colorado

The National Park Service - Intermountain Region (IMR) is seeking applicants for the Tribal Liaison position.  The Vacancy Announcement is open to all U.S. Citizens (DEU) and current Federal Employees (Merit Promotion) and closes on June 13.  (Applicants should be certain that they apply through the correct vacancy announcement for their status.)  The IMR Tribal Liaison provides authoritative advice to IMR leadership and park managers on tribal issues, and serves as the region's…
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Added by Jennifer Talken-Spaulding on June 1, 2016 at 10:09am — No Comments

SfAA Resolution on Concealed Weapons

The SfAA is deeply concerned about the impact of recent Concealed Carry laws on freedom of expression in university classrooms and other settings. These laws allow licensed handgun carriers to bring concealed handguns into buildings on campuses. Our society is concerned that Concealed Carry laws undermine academic freedom and the teaching and research missions of universities, and that they introduce serious safety threats on college campuses with a resulting harmful effect on students,…

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Added by SfAAadmin on May 23, 2016 at 8:20pm — No Comments

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