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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.

Reflections

Humanitarianism and Security: New Berghahn Books series

General Editor: Antonio De Lauri, Chr. Michelsen Institute Editorial Board: Reece Jones, University of Hawai’i at Manoa Chowra Makaremi, CNRS, Paris Mark Maguire, National University of Ireland, Maynooth Vanessa Pupavac, University of Nottingham Peter Redfield, University of North Caroline, Chapel Hill Tazreena Sajjad, American University, Washington DC Amid the growing convergence between the politics of aid and policing, emergency …

Public Anthropology: Engaging Social Issues in the Modern World

When I met Margaret Mead in the 1970s I felt like I was in the presence of a superstar. Here was an anthropologist with an international reputation who was willing to put her career on the line by criticizing the war in Vietnam, supporting the campus protests of university students, and promoting the rights of …