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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

Conference

Association of Critical Heritage Studies Third Biennial Conference

Montreal, Canada | 6-10 June 2016

http://achs2016.uqam.ca/en/

 

Session Title

Heritage and the Late Modern State…

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

RURAL WOMEN’S SEXUALITY, REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AND ILLITERACY: A CRITICAL PERSPECTIVE ON DEVELOPMENT

LEXINGTON PRESS

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…

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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…

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

SfAA 2016 CFP: Critical Heritage and Tourism

CFP: CRITICAL HERITAGE AND TOURISM

Conference

Society for Applied Anthropology 76th Annual Meeting

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

http://www.sfaa.net/annual-meeting/

 

Session Title

Critical Heritage and Tourism

Session Organizers

Marina La Salle and…

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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,…

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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.…

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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

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

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

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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…
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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…

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

ANNOUNCEMENT: THE SOL TAX DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

 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…

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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…

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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…

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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:…

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

We Can End the Abuse of Mentally Ill Inmates

Just began my monthly column for The Crime Report on the intersection of mental health and the criminal justice systems.

http://www.thecrimereport.org/viewpoints/2015-01-we-can-end-the-abuse-of-mentally-ill-inmates

In this article I discuss my prison research and how officers can work effectively with the incarcerated mentally ill to ensure their…

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Added by Joseph D Galanek on January 28, 2015 at 3:25pm — No Comments

SfAA Member Diane Austin Testifies on Gulf Coast Oil Spill

SfAA Member and former Board Treasurer, Diane Austin, testifies on Gulf Coast oil spill:

Added by SfAAadmin on January 25, 2015 at 10:15pm — No Comments

Who is today teaching anthropology at the High School Level?

Back in 1979, as one of the conclusions of my dissertation about the future of anthropology as a profession, I included high school teaching of anthropology as a potential market for BA and MA anthropology graduates.…

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Added by Barry R. Bainton on November 21, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Call for Students - 2015 NAPA-OT Field School in Guatemala



The NAPA-OT Field School in Antigua, Guatemala is now recruiting anthropology, occupational therapy public health, and other social science students for its four-week summer session: June 1 - 26, 2015. 

 

The field school offers transdisciplinary learning to promote leadership in social justice through collaboration with Guatemala-based NGO and other…

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Added by Rachel Hall-Clifford on October 24, 2014 at 10:08am — No Comments

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