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APLA at LSA 2015

#LSAWA2015 Connect with APLA at the Law and Society Association Annual Meeting in Seattle, May 28-31. APLA members are active in the LSA, and in the Ethnography, Law & Society Collaborative Research Network. Below is a list of APLA members’

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APLA at LSA 2015

#LSAWA2015 Connect with APLA at the Law and Society Association Annual Meeting in Seattle, May 28-31. APLA members are active in the LSA, and in the Ethnography, Law & Society Collaborative Research Network. Below is a list of APLA members’

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APLA Announces 2015 Graduate Student Paper Prize

“A Kind of Magic” by Gisela Giardino APLA (Association for Political and Legal Anthropology) is pleased to announce that the 2015 Student Paper Prize is open for submissions. The committee will select five finalists; each finalist will be assigned a

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APLA Announces 2015 Graduate Student Paper Prize

“A Kind of Magic” by Gisela Giardino APLA (Association for Political and Legal Anthropology) is pleased to announce that the 2015 Student Paper Prize is open for submissions. The committee will select five finalists; each finalist will be assigned a

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Disavowing the Law and Engaging Politics in Rural China

By Andrea E. Pia – PhD Candidate, LSE This month, APLA is proud to present a column by the winner of the 2014 Graduate Student Paper Prize, Andrea E. Pia, a Ph.D. candidate at the London School of Economics. Look

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Disavowing the Law and Engaging Politics in Rural China

By Andrea E. Pia – PhD Candidate, LSE This month, APLA is proud to present a column by the winner of the 2014 Graduate Student Paper Prize, Andrea E. Pia, a Ph.D. candidate at the London School of Economics. Look

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APLA Book Prize 2015!

The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (APLA) is pleased to launch its 2015 prize for the book that best exemplifies the ethnographic exploration of politics, law, and/or their interstices. The 2015 APLA book prizewill be awarded at the American Anthropological

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APLA Book Prize 2015!

The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (APLA) is pleased to launch its 2015 prize for the book that best exemplifies the ethnographic exploration of politics, law, and/or their interstices. The 2015 APLA book prizewill be awarded at the American Anthropological

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#BlackLivesStillMatter: Race and Justice at AAA 2015

In response to the overt racial injustice embedded in the organization of American policing and justice system, made undeniably visible by the events of 2014, President Monica Heller has called the American Anthropological Association to take part in a re-examination

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#BlackLivesStillMatter: Race and Justice at AAA 2015

In response to the overt racial injustice embedded in the organization of American policing and justice system, made undeniably visible by the events of 2014, President Monica Heller has called the American Anthropological Association to take part in a re-examination

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Participatory democracy, civic engagement and citizenship education

“By The People” Participatory democracy, civic engagement and citizenship education Photo by Sara   CALL FOR PROPOSALS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE Arizona State University December 3-5, 2015 Arizona State University is proud to announce that it will be hosting a conference on participatory

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Participatory democracy, civic engagement and citizenship education

“By The People” Participatory democracy, civic engagement and citizenship education Photo by Sara   CALL FOR PROPOSALS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE Arizona State University December 3-5, 2015 Arizona State University is proud to announce that it will be hosting a conference on participatory

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Producing Political and Legal Knowledge through Cross-Disciplinary Engagements

By Jennifer Curtis APLA hosted its inaugural salon, Producing Political and Legal Knowledge through Cross-Disciplinary Engagements, on December 3, 2014 during the AAA annual meetings in Washington, DC. The event was held at the community-based café and event space, Busboys

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Producing Political and Legal Knowledge through Cross-Disciplinary Engagements

By Jennifer Curtis APLA hosted its inaugural salon, Producing Political and Legal Knowledge through Cross-Disciplinary Engagements, on December 3, 2014 during the AAA annual meetings in Washington, DC. The event was held at the community-based café and event space, Busboys

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I took my students to prison, by Ieva Jusionyte

This semester I took students in my Law and Order in the Americas seminar on a tour to the Florida State Prison in Raiford. FSP is one of the largest prisons in the state and it houses inmates in close

Ieva Jusionyte and her students visist prison

I took my students to prison, by Ieva Jusionyte

This semester I took students in my Law and Order in the Americas seminar on a tour to the Florida State Prison in Raiford. FSP is one of the largest prisons in the state and it houses inmates in close

Graduate Student Paper Competition Prize at the APLA business meeting.

Winner and finalists for APLA’s Graduate Student Paper Prize!

The 2014 APLA Graduate Student Paper Prize committee was Gabrielle Hosein, Mark Schuller, and Chika Watanabe. This year we added a mentoring component, with five finalists. We received a very high number of quality submissions. At 28, it’s much higher

Graduate Student Paper Competition Prize at the APLA business meeting.

Winner and finalists for APLA’s Graduate Student Paper Prize!

The 2014 APLA Graduate Student Paper Prize committee was Gabrielle Hosein, Mark Schuller, and Chika Watanabe. This year we added a mentoring component, with five finalists. We received a very high number of quality submissions. At 28, it’s much higher

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New Syllabus in Teaching Resources!

Ieva Jusionyte has shared the syllabus for her Law and Order in Latin America class! Check it out here, along with the library of syllabi APLA members and contributors have made available for you.

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New Syllabus in Teaching Resources!

Ieva Jusionyte has shared the syllabus for her Law and Order in Latin America class! Check it out here, along with the library of syllabi APLA members and contributors have made available for you.

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Identity and Incorporation in Citizens United and Hobby Lobby

By Leo Coleman, Ohio State University Photo by American Life League Citizens United and Hobby Lobby have been two of the most controversial decisions of the Supreme Court in recent years. Despite differences, they both raised the question of whether,

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Identity and Incorporation in Citizens United and Hobby Lobby

By Leo Coleman, Ohio State University Photo by American Life League Citizens United and Hobby Lobby have been two of the most controversial decisions of the Supreme Court in recent years. Despite differences, they both raised the question of whether,

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APLA’s inaugural Book Prize Awarded to Lori Allen!

APLA BOOK PRIZE WINNER 2014  We are happy to announce the winner and honorable mention for our 2014 APLA Book Prize. Congratulations to Lori and Matthew! The winner: Lori Allen, The Rise and Fall of Human Rights: Cynicism and Politics

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APLA’s inaugural Book Prize Awarded to Lori Allen!

APLA BOOK PRIZE WINNER 2014  We are happy to announce the winner and honorable mention for our 2014 APLA Book Prize. Congratulations to Lori and Matthew! The winner: Lori Allen, The Rise and Fall of Human Rights: Cynicism and Politics

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APLA’s revamped online presence!

Photo by Gullevek. As you might have noticed, our APLA website has a new design! Just to remind you, our new address is: http://politicalandlegalanthro.org. In response to suggestions and ideas from our membership, we are reorganizing our web content and news

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APLA’s revamped online presence!

Photo by Gullevek. As you might have noticed, our APLA website has a new design! Just to remind you, our new address is: http://politicalandlegalanthro.org. In response to suggestions and ideas from our membership, we are reorganizing our web content and news

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Happy Hour Salon: “Producing Political and Legal Knowledge Through Cross-Disciplinary Engagements” at the AAA Meetings

Save the date! Happy Hour Salon: “Producing Political and Legal Knowledge Through Cross-Disciplinary Engagements” When: Wednesday, December 3, 6-8 pm. Where:Busboys & Poets, 14th and V location, 2021 14th St NW How to get there: Metro: U Street/African American Civil

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Happy Hour Salon: “Producing Political and Legal Knowledge Through Cross-Disciplinary Engagements” at the AAA Meetings

Save the date! Happy Hour Salon: “Producing Political and Legal Knowledge Through Cross-Disciplinary Engagements” When: Wednesday, December 3, 6-8 pm. Where:Busboys & Poets, 14th and V location, 2021 14th St NW How to get there: Metro: U Street/African American Civil

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APLA at that AAA Meetings, Washington D.C. 2014

 Photo by Will Marlow Final preparations for the 2014 AAA Annual Meeting in Washington, DC have begun! As usual, APLA is sponsoring a wide range of scholarly sessions, events and workshops, including workshops for graduate students and a salon and

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APLA at that AAA Meetings, Washington D.C. 2014

 Photo by Will Marlow Final preparations for the 2014 AAA Annual Meeting in Washington, DC have begun! As usual, APLA is sponsoring a wide range of scholarly sessions, events and workshops, including workshops for graduate students and a salon and

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Graduate Students: these workshops during the AAAs are for you!

APLA Graduate Student Workshops at AAA 2014   Call for participants… Each year during the AAA meetings, the Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (APLA) sponsors a series of special workshops in which small groups of graduate students and faculty convene

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Graduate Students: these workshops during the AAAs are for you!

APLA Graduate Student Workshops at AAA 2014   Call for participants… Each year during the AAA meetings, the Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (APLA) sponsors a series of special workshops in which small groups of graduate students and faculty convene