Canceled: APLA/AES Spring Conference

Over the past few days, we have been closely following the potential impact of the global COVID-19 outbreak on Borders/Bridges, the AES/APLA joint spring conference in Austin, Texas. Several…

Canceled: APLA/AES Spring Conference

Over the past few days, we have been closely following the potential impact of the global COVID-19 outbreak on Borders/Bridges, the AES/APLA joint spring conference in Austin, Texas. Several…

Now Open: 2020 APLA Book Prize in Critical Anthropology

Due to the generosity of an anonymous donor, we have changed the name of the APLA book prize to the “APLA Book Prize in Critical Anthropology.” APLA is pleased to…

Now Open: 2020 APLA Book Prize in Critical Anthropology

Due to the generosity of an anonymous donor, we have changed the name of the APLA book prize to the “APLA Book Prize in Critical Anthropology.” APLA is pleased to…

Borders/Bridges Preliminary Program!

We are pleased to announce that the preliminary conference program for the AES/APLA Spring 2020 Conference is now available HERE. Please note that the schedule is subject to to change….

Borders/Bridges Preliminary Program!

We are pleased to announce that the preliminary conference program for the AES/APLA Spring 2020 Conference is now available HERE. Please note that the schedule is subject to to change….

AAA Annual Meeting 2020 CFPs

The 2020 AAA Annual Meeting, will be held November 18 – November 22 in St. Louis, Missouri. If you are looking for panelists for your session or looking for a panel for your paper, we want to help you connect with colleagues…

AAA Annual Meeting 2020 CFPs

The 2020 AAA Annual Meeting, will be held November 18 – November 22 in St. Louis, Missouri. If you are looking for panelists for your session or looking for a panel for your paper, we want to help you connect with colleagues…

2019 Schedule for APLA at AAA/CASCA!

Welcome to the 2019 edition of APLA at the AAA/CASCA Annual Meeting schedule. Below is a list of events, panels, and workshops that are sponsored or co-sponsored by APLA – we hope to see you…

2019 Schedule for APLA at AAA/CASCA!

Welcome to the 2019 edition of APLA at the AAA/CASCA Annual Meeting schedule. Below is a list of events, panels, and workshops that are sponsored or co-sponsored by APLA – we hope to see you…

APLA Book Prize Winners!

The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (APLA) is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Book Prize! After months of work, the APLA Book Prize committee has selected two books…

APLA Book Prize Winners!

The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (APLA) is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Book Prize! After months of work, the APLA Book Prize committee has selected two books…

Borders & Bridges: An AES/APLA Spring 2020 Conference!

The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology is pleased to announce that it will work in collaboration with the American Ethnological Society to co-host a spring conference…

Borders & Bridges: An AES/APLA Spring 2020 Conference!

The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology is pleased to announce that it will work in collaboration with the American Ethnological Society to co-host a spring conference…

SALSA Open Letter on Brazilian Fires

As an international society of anthropologists who work with indigenous and traditional peoples in Amazonia, we join our voices to those in Brazil and throughout the world who are outraged…

SALSA Open Letter on Brazilian Fires

As an international society of anthropologists who work with indigenous and traditional peoples in Amazonia, we join our voices to those in Brazil and throughout the world who are outraged…

Graduate Student Workshops at AAAs

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 around…

Graduate Student Workshops at AAAs

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 around…

APLA at the AAAs: Early Career Mentoring

APLA is hosting a series of events for individuals who are attending the joint meeting of the American Anthropological Association and the Canadian Anthropology Society in Vancouver…

APLA at the AAAs: Early Career Mentoring

APLA is hosting a series of events for individuals who are attending the joint meeting of the American Anthropological Association and the Canadian Anthropology Society in Vancouver…

APLA Supports Turkish Scholars

The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology unequivocally condemns the sentencing in Turkey of Professor Ayşe Gül Altınay to 25 months in prison for having signed…

APLA Supports Turkish Scholars

The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology unequivocally condemns the sentencing in Turkey of Professor Ayşe Gül Altınay to 25 months in prison for having signed…

Ethnography, Law & Society (CRN #3) at LSA 2019

The Ethnography, Law and Society Collaborative Research Network #3 has sponsored a series of panels, roundtables and events that may be of interest to APLA members attending…

Ethnography, Law & Society (CRN #3) at LSA 2019

The Ethnography, Law and Society Collaborative Research Network #3 has sponsored a series of panels, roundtables and events that may be of interest to APLA members attending…

APLA Graduate Student Paper Prize 2019

The APLA Board invites individuals who are students in a graduate degree-granting program (including M.A., Ph.D., J.D., LL.M., S.J.D. etc.) to send papers centering on the analysis…

APLA Graduate Student Paper Prize 2019

The APLA Board invites individuals who are students in a graduate degree-granting program (including M.A., Ph.D., J.D., LL.M., S.J.D. etc.) to send papers centering on the analysis…

Editorial Introduction: On Horizontal Alliances, History and the Bonds of Community

By Michal Rose Friedman – Since we published our first installment of “Speaking Justice to Power: Pittsburgh Scholars respond…

Editorial Introduction: On Horizontal Alliances, History and the Bonds of Community

By Michal Rose Friedman – Since we published our first installment of “Speaking Justice to Power: Pittsburgh Scholars respond…

Memorializing the Memorial to the Tree of Life Shooting

by Laurie Zittrain Eisenberg – Tree of Life synagogue has been my family’s shul for three generations and I am currently a Board member. I went to Hebrew school, celebrated…

Memorializing the Memorial to the Tree of Life Shooting

by Laurie Zittrain Eisenberg – Tree of Life synagogue has been my family’s shul for three generations and I am currently a Board member. I went to Hebrew school, celebrated…

When Scholars are Political, Human, and Shattered

By Rachel Kranson – As both a professor of Jewish history and a local organizer with Bend the Arc: Jewish Action, I had long felt myself well-positioned as a politically-engaged…

When Scholars are Political, Human, and Shattered

By Rachel Kranson – As both a professor of Jewish history and a local organizer with Bend the Arc: Jewish Action, I had long felt myself well-positioned as a politically-engaged…