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Savage Minds asks: Do anthropologists have a moral obligation to make their work accessible to the people they are writing about?

In Anthropology on November 12, 2009 at 13:56

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Is it unethical to say something about someone that they cannot understand?

from Savage Minds: Notes and Queries in Anthropology — A Group Blog by Rex

 

Do anthropologists have a moral obligation to make their work accessible to the people they are writing about? The answer, to me, is an obvious ‘yes’. Although as someone who has blogged for almost a decade I seem to think that the public waits with baited breath for a description of my breakfast so I am maybe not the best person to ask. Still, I think most people can agree that anthropologists have a moral obligation to share their research with the community where they worked as well as the public. But how much of our scholarly output should be this sort of work? Read the rest of this entry »

“The geopolitical anthropology of media

In Uncategorized on November 2, 2009 at 14:56

John Postill asks “What would a geopolitical anthropology of media entail? Lorenz interviews “anthropology song girl” and more from the world of anthropology…

The geopolitical anthropology of media

by John Postill

What would a geopolitical anthropology of media entail? In other words, how would one go about studying anthropologically (and not just ethnographically) the relationship between power, culture and geography in the emergence of contemporary media ecologies? Read the rest of this entry »

Burqas and anthropologists

In Academia news, Anthropology, Islam in Europe on September 28, 2009 at 12:22

France asks anthropologist for advice on burqa-ban

by Lorenz

France banned burqas in public schools in 2004. Now, a parliamentary commission is investigating a possible ban on burqas in public places and anthropology professor John Bowen was asked to testify on this matter, Student Life and New York Times report.

And older round of anthro news and unrelated images from the web:

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