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Bolsonaro and the Unmaking of Brazil

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Bolsonaro and the Unmaking of Brazil

Recently Brazil became an example of the destructive forces of populist extreme-right-wing governments. Indigenous and traditional populations, the environment,... More

What Does Anthropology Sound Like: Activism

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What Does Anthropology Sound Like: Activism

In this episode, the first in a new series entitled "What Does Anthropology Sound Like," Dr. Sophie Chao and Dr. Bianca C. Williams join Contributing Editor Cor... More

Rural Development and Alternative Agriculture in Italy: Cultivating the Future by Governing Expectations of Change

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Rural Development and Alternative Agriculture in Italy: Cultivating the Future by Governing Expectations of Change

In the wake of the “Friday for Future” demonstrations across the world, as well as the shift in food consumption driven by consumers’ new preference for organic... More

Teaching Ethnography in the Heart of Government

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Teaching Ethnography in the Heart of Government

From the point of view of the governed—citizens and non-citizens alike—the way government operates can seem like a black box. Despite talk of transparency, the ... More

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Established in 1986, the peer-reviewed journal of the SCA has expanded the boundaries of the discipline and brokered new engagements with adjacent fields. Committed to innovation in scholarly communication, the journal went open access in 2014.

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Distribute 2020

The Society for Cultural Anthropology and the Society for Visual Anthropology are excited to bring to you our second carbon-neutral biennial conference: Distrib... More

Radhika Govindrajan Awarded the 2019 Bateson Prize

The Society for Cultural Anthropology (SCA) is proud to award the eleventh annual Gregory Bateson Prize to Radhika Govindrajan for Animal Intimacies: Interspeci... More

Sarah Luna Awarded the 2019 Cultural Horizons Prize

The Society for Cultural Anthropology is happy to announce that the winner of the 2019 Cultural Horizons Prize is Sarah Luna (Tufts University) for her articl... More