The Public Anthropologist Award 2022: Catherine Besteman!

APLA would like to congratulate APLA’s past-President Catherine Besteman, who recently received the 2022 Public Anthropologist Award! The Public Anthropologist Award recognizes Besteman for the contributions she makes in her latest book, Militarized Global Apartheid (Duke University Press, 2020). The Award is given annually to an anthropologist “who has published an outstanding contribution that addresses – in innovative, engaging and compelling ways – key societal issues related to one or more of the following topics: violence, war, poverty, social movements, freedom, aid, rights, injustice, inequality, social exclusion, racism, health, and environmental challenges.”

Antonio De Lauri, the founding Editor-in-Chief of Public Anthropologist, interviewed Besteman about her work the full interview is available here.

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