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National Park Service Request for Letters of Research Interest: Hampton National Historic Site Ethnographic Study

The National Park Service Northeast Region Archeology and Ethnography Program is interested in conducting an Ethnographic Overview and Assessment (EOA) for Hampton National Historic Site (HAMP) in Maryland.  Partners of the national Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit Network (CESU:  http://www.cesu.psu.edu) are invited to respond to this request for Letters of Research Interest.  Please try to limit Letters of Interest to 2…


Added by Jennifer Talken-Spaulding on April 15, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

2016 AACS Conference CFP

Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology, October 6-8, 2016. Greenwood Village, Colorado. Theme: “Creating, Building, and Designing with Sociology.” Open to academics, policy, program and project leaders, business, health care and government professionals who use sociology, the meeting will be a point of mutual learning and growth among practitioners in the field and professionals challenged with building systems for human improvement. Other disciplines are welcome to share…


Added by Lubomir Popov on April 9, 2016 at 4:51pm — No Comments

SfAA’s Inaugural Critical Conversation – Beyond Homelessness

SfAA’s Inaugural  Critical  Conversation – Beyond Homelessness

Tuesday  March 29th 12-1:20


Added by SfAAadmin on March 26, 2016 at 2:01pm — 1 Comment

ExtrACTION, Vancouver Events

Final Schedule ExtrACTION TIG Panels SfAA 2016

Check the final program and any signs at registration for changes!



T-36  Tuesday, Vancouver Day 10-11:50 Salon F

1) 8697 Power to the People: A Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on the Human Rights Impacts of Fracking  PERRY, Simona L. (c.a.s.e. Consulting Serv), TAYLOR, Betsy (VTU), and KERNS, Tom (Env & Human Rights…


Added by ExtrACTION TIG on March 23, 2016 at 6:25pm — No Comments

Call for Papers -- International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) Inter-Congress

The International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) Inter-Congress will be held from May 4th to 9th 2016 in the Hotel Palace Dubrovnik, Croatia. The call for papers is open until January 31st 2016 and submission of paper proposals is made via online form at www.iuaes2016.com

Added by SfAAadmin on December 15, 2015 at 7:37pm — No Comments

ACHS 2016 CFP: Heritage and the Late Modern State

CFP:  Heritage and the Late Modern State


Association of Critical Heritage Studies Third Biennial Conference

Montreal, Canada | 6-10 June 2016



Session Title

Heritage and the Late Modern State…


Added by Rich Hutchings on September 27, 2015 at 3:18am — No Comments



Author: Gisele Maynard-Tucker

Center for the Study of Women, UCLA


Gender inequalities, violence between partners, sexual violence on campus, along with the lack of opportunities for women to reach high professional positions except for a privileged few, make me think of the ethnic societies I have been in contact for many years. I have seen that women are universally oppressed by persistent colonial and patriarchal inheritances.  In many…


Added by SfAAadmin on September 20, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Call for abstracts: Using Applied Social Science Methodologies to Conserve the Historic Environment: Can Evidence Change Practice?

Deadline for submissions: September 28, 2015

Organization: Historic Environment Knowledge Network, Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA)

This day-long conference intensive at the Environmental Design Research Association’s annual conference (EDRA47) will address how applied…


Added by Jeremy Wells on September 18, 2015 at 7:48am — No Comments

SfAA 2016 CFP: Critical Heritage and Tourism



Society for Applied Anthropology 76th Annual Meeting

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada | March 29–April 2, 2016



Session Title

Critical Heritage and Tourism

Session Organizers

Marina La Salle and…


Added by Rich Hutchings on September 12, 2015 at 10:30pm — No Comments

**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,…


Added by Melissa Cope on August 11, 2015 at 3:12pm — No Comments

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.…


Added by Kate Cooper on July 13, 2015 at 2:52am — No Comments

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



Added by Lubomir Popov on July 4, 2015 at 9:04pm — No Comments

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…

Added by SfAAadmin on June 7, 2015 at 5:25pm — No Comments

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…


Added by SfAAadmin on June 4, 2015 at 8:38pm — No Comments


 Sol Tax was an anthropologist who provided distinguished and innovative service to applied anthropology and to anthropological societies. The Sol Tax Distinguished Service Award is to be presented annually to a member of SfAA, in recognition of long-term and truly distinguished service to the Society. The Sol Tax Award Committee encourages members of the SfAA to nominate individuals who are deserving of this award. Nominees should be those who have made long-term and exceptional…


Added by Trish Colvin on June 3, 2015 at 1:10pm — No Comments

5 Online Resources Every Student Researcher Needs

Doing tons of research and academic writing is never that easy. It's not just about being creative and committed in writing and researching. Students also have to be wise in thinking of topic, patient in finding facts from areas you don't understand and diligent in reading several related literature to…


Added by gabbie keegan on May 25, 2015 at 10:52pm — No Comments

4 Amazing Ways for Kids to Love Writing

Writing is the best outlet for young minds to express their creativity, imagination, and curiosity. And as parents and guardians of your children, you wanted them to discover their interest in writing. But the problem is, some of the children are having a difficult time in jotting down their thoughts and opinions.

Encourage your kids to write at an early age and let them know that writing is fun through these smart ways:

1. Play some writing games.

One of…


Added by Naomi Witter on April 13, 2015 at 9:52pm — No Comments

Wishing to attend ANTHROPOS 2015 in Havana

I'm having difficulty obtaining registration information for the conference in Havana in March.  Are any among you attending and how may I access viable registration contact info.    

Added by sharon w truesdell on January 29, 2015 at 10:56am — No Comments

NPR, The Sound of Ideas: Safety Forces and the Mentally Ill

In response to the recent death of a Cleveland woman diagnosed with bi-polar disorder who subsequently died in police custody, I was asked to participate in NPR's Sound of Ideas on Cleveland's 90.3 WCPN.  Ms. Anderson's death was ruled a homicide.

Stream this broadcast here:…


Added by Joseph D Galanek on January 28, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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