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.

Articles for publication in Public Anthropologist can be submitted online through Editorial Manager, please click here.

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


Launch Conference – Public Anthropologist

With the publication of the first issue of the journal, we are happy to announce that on May 3, 2019 the Chr. Michelsen Institute and Bergen Global will host the first conference of Public Anthropologist. In this launch conference, leading anthropologists share their research on current crucial issues like asylum, migration and human organs trafficking. Antonio De Lauri (CMI), the …

Suggested Reading: “Mobile Secrets: Youth, Intimacy and the Politics of Pretense in Mozambique”

In Mobile Secrets Julie Soleil Archambault offers an engaging and original study of how cell phone technology is being used in Mozambique. Through a rich ethnography, Archambault reveals how this technology allows youth to juggle the politics of display and disguise in a new digital space. Archambault allows the mobile phone to take centre stage in …

Call for Reviews

Public Anthropologist publishes reviews of recent books, films and documentaries related to current debates that are socially and politically challenging. Public Anthropologist is now looking for reviewers of books, films and documentaries on issues related to war, rights, poverty, security, access to resources, new technologies, freedom, human exploitation, health, humanitarianism, violence, racism, migration and diaspora, …