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Public Anthropologist is an international peer reviewed journal. This blog contains original posts, presentations of articles that will appear on the journal, conversations with authors, and other relevant information.

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To submit a post for this blog, please contact the editor: antonio.delauri@cmi.no

Reflections

Anthropology, Activism, and the Problem of Countering Violent Extremism in Africa

Abstract: Anthropology has an ambivalent history of being involved in social justice activism, and much anthropological work circulates around issues of conflict resolution in cultures throughout the world. After unethically supporting the colonial mandate, in more recent years anthropologists involved themselves in the Civil Rights movement, Native American social justice issues, and most recently social …

No one wants to be the “Global North”? On being a researcher across the North and South

In this blog post I would like to share my personal experiences of carrying out qualitative research in what contemporary scholars call the “Global South” (Lebanon, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt) and the “Global North” (Australia and the United Kingdom). To convey my message clearly, I adopt the classical political geography of “South” and “North” with …

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