About

This is the blog of Public Anthropologist, an international peer reviewed journal founded by Antonio De Lauri and published by Brill. Editorial team Aims and scope of the journal Anthropologists have long engaged communities and topics that have become central to contemporary debates. Through ethnographic research, they aim to understand how people’s everyday lives are shaped by, …

Commissioned Anthropology

The account of the history and current position/role of anthropology has effectively been co-opted by academics, at the expense of the many anthropologists who “choose instead to practise anthropology along career paths outside of academia: for example, in public service, NGOs or commercial organisations” (MacClansey 2017). One of the main employment arenas of anthropologists and …