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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

CORRECTED: Anthropology and Mental Health Interest Group Paper Prizes

The Anthropology and Mental Health Interest Group (AMHIG) announces its first annual Graduate Student and Professional Paper Prizes. Paper topics are open, but must address some aspect of the sociocultural dimensions of mental health. Papers may be comparative, applied, and/or theoretical in approach. The winner of each category will receive $100 and a certificate which will be awarded at the SMA Business Meeting at the AAA in Minneapolis in November 2016.…

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Added by Michael R. Duke on May 2, 2016 at 1:06pm — No Comments

Anthropology and Mental Health Interest Group Paper Prizes

The Anthropology and Mental Health Interest Group (AMHIG) announces its first annual Graduate Student and Professional Paper Prizes.  Paper topics are open, but must address some aspect of the sociocultural dimensions of mental health. Papers may be comparative, applied, and/or theoretical in approach.  The winner of each category will receive $100 and a certificate which will be awarded at the SMA Business Meeting at the AAA in Minneapolis in November 2016.…

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Added by Michael R. Duke on May 2, 2016 at 12:37pm — No Comments

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…

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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…

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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

SfAA_CC_2016.pdf 

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!

 

Tuesday

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…

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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

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

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