The APLA Board and Committees have been busy working on a number of projects. Here is Madelaine Adelman’s summary of … More
Author: Andrea Ballestero
PoLAR in Search of a New Editor!
Call for Nominations: Editor(s) of Political and Legal Anthropology Review (PoLAR) The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (APLA) Board … More
Political Anthropology in Public: Thick Description in 1500 words or less
Natasha Zaretzky’s contribution to the APLA Anthropology News column is out, check it here! Natasha Zaretsky, left, with a research … More
Presidential Address Now Published!
Don’t miss Susan Coutin and Sally Merry’s joint APLA-AES 2013 Presidential Address now published in American Ethnologist: Technologies of truth … More
APLA Graduate Student Paper Prize Competition
The APLA Board invites individuals who are students in a graduate degree-granting program (including M.A., Ph.D. and J.D.) to send stand-alone papers … More
Another of our 2013 AAA meetings mentoring workshops: mobility, law and citizenship
“Mobility, Law & Citizenship” Workshop, by Véronique Fortin, UC Irvine. On November 21st 2013, a small group of scholars gathered … More
Law and Rurality Workshop at AAA 2013 in Chicago:
Workshop on “Law and Rurality” by Michele L. Statz, University of Washington. Taking “rurality as a continuum” (Pruitt 2006) as … More
New APLA Book Prize!
In 2014 APLA is launching its new Book Prize to recognize the innovative, cutting edge and thought provoking work that … More
APLA Business Meeting at AAA 2013
Don’t miss APLA’s business meeting substantive discussion on broadening anthropology’s reach! Saturday November 23rd, 12:15-1.30 pm, Chicago Hilton, Marquette Room.
Susan Coutin talks to ALLEGRA about her research and the challenges of communicating with broader audiences
Check out Susan Coutin’s (APLA President 2011-2013) recent conversation with ALLEGRA about research, communicating our work and new ways of … More
ALLEGRA! A great web resource for Legal Anthropology
APLA has recently heard from Allegra moderators Julie Billaud and Miia Halme-Tuomisaari about this great resource for legal anthropologists. Below … More
APLA Mentoring Events at AAA 2013
Continuing its strong mentoring tradition, APLA will be holding a series of Graduate Student Workshops during the AAA meetings. Since … More
Upcoming AAA events!
Take a look at some of the events that APLA is organizing for our upcoming AAA meetings. The full list … More
How do you imagine the future of publishing for Political and Legal Anthro?
APLA is brainstorming about ways to expand the reach of its publication program in order to better serve its … More
Panel Honoring Barbara Yngvesson, APLA-AES Meetings, Chicago 2013
From left to right: Ilana Gershon, Carol Greenhouse, Susan Coutin, Barbara Yngvesson, Rachael Styker and Michelle Bigenho. During the joint … More