APLA Livestream Events

The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology is pleased to announce its schedule of sponsored livestream events for the 2020 AAA fall event, Raising Our Voices. To attend, you may register here. The event features 9 days of sessions and runs from November 5th-14th. While we don’t have the pleasure of meeting in person this year, we do hope to see you virtually at the panels below!


Friday, November 6, 2:30-3:30PM EST – Anthropology as Work: Interacademic Labor Solidarities (Roundtable) with Chibundo Egwuatu, Lila Ann Dodge, Rine Vieth, Ognjen Kojanic, Augustus Wood, Alysia Treviño, Daniel A. Birchok, Valentina Luketa, and Shea Winsett.


Saturday, November 7, 6:15 – 7:15PM EST – The Damage Wrought: Immigration on Trump’s Watch (Roundtable) with Denise Brennan, Gabrielle Oliveira, Alicia Re Cruz, and Shannon Speed.


Monday, November 9, 3:45 – 4:45PM EST – Scales of Authority: Reflecting on Law and Sovereignty in the West’s Authoritarian “Others” (Roundtable)

Monday, November 9, 5:00 – 6:00PM EST – Epistemic Knots in Contested Political Landscapes: What Colombia and Brazil Can Teach Us about Populism and Post-Truth Politics (Conversation)

Monday, November 9, 2:30 – 3:30PM EST – Patronage Beyond Exchange (Roundtable)


Tuesday, November 10, 2:30 – 3:30PM EST – Author Meets Critics: Can Aciksoz’s Sacrificial Limbs: Masculinity, Disability, and Political Violence in Turkey (Roundtable)

Tuesday, November 10, 5:00-6:00PM EST – Truth, Violence, and the Public Sphere (Roundtable)


Wednesday, November 11, 5:00-6:00PM EST – Data/Sovereignty (Roundtable)

Wednesday, November 11, 6:15-7:15PM EST – Constructing Facts, Construing Reality: Anthropological Approaches to “Fake News (Roundtable)


Thursday, November 12, 6:15 – 7:15PM EST – Ends of Policing? Anthropological Perspectives on Police Abolition (Roundtable) (**Curated Session)


Friday, November 13, 2:30 – 3:30PM EST – The Social Life of Weapons: Explorations in the Materiality of Violence (Roundtable)

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