Category Archives: AAA2018

APLA at AAA 2018: No Small Change

Co-Sponsored by the Society for Economic Anthropology and APLA

Since 2011, anthropologists have been researching cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and the blockchain technologies on which they are based. As…

APLA at AAA 2018: No Small Change

Co-Sponsored by the Society for Economic Anthropology and APLA

Since 2011, anthropologists have been researching cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and the blockchain technologies on which they are based. As…

APLA at AAA 2018: Magical Thinking and Tinkering

In a global context of forced mobility, growing inequality, and economic restructuring and austerity, actors in the social domain face an expanding sphere of intervention and, often, shrinking material…

APLA at AAA 2018: Magical Thinking and Tinkering

In a global context of forced mobility, growing inequality, and economic restructuring and austerity, actors in the social domain face an expanding sphere of intervention and, often, shrinking material…

APLA at AAA 2018: The Uses of Trust

The English legal historian Frederic Maitland argued (around 1900) that the trust was one of the great innovations of his country’s legal development: a flexible legal mechanism that protected property, fostered common purposes…

APLA at AAA 2018: The Uses of Trust

The English legal historian Frederic Maitland argued (around 1900) that the trust was one of the great innovations of his country’s legal development: a flexible legal mechanism that protected property, fostered common purposes…

Book and Paper Prize Winners!

The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Book Prize and Graduate Student Paper Prize competitions. Join us at the AAAs to celebrate the authors and hear…

Book and Paper Prize Winners!

The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Book Prize and Graduate Student Paper Prize competitions. Join us at the AAAs to celebrate the authors and hear…

APLA at AAA 2018: Anthropology Confronts the Trolls

APLA and PoLAR are pleased to announce our special event at the 117th annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association! Technology and New Media have become central players in the politics of…

APLA at AAA 2018: Anthropology Confronts the Trolls

APLA and PoLAR are pleased to announce our special event at the 117th annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association! Technology and New Media have become central players in the politics of…

APLA at AAA 2018: Early Career Mentoring Workshops

At the 2018 AAA meetings, APLA will be offering two Early Career Mentoring events; these events are free and open to all conference attendees, but please RSVP by November 9. Publishing Your First Book…

APLA at AAA 2018: Early Career Mentoring Workshops

At the 2018 AAA meetings, APLA will be offering two Early Career Mentoring events; these events are free and open to all conference attendees, but please RSVP by November 9. Publishing Your First Book…

AAA Workshop: Empowering Contingent Faculty

What are your rights as contingent faculty? How can you improve your working conditions? The Society for the Anthropology of Work will host a workshop during the AAAs for contingent faculty to learn…

AAA Workshop: Empowering Contingent Faculty

What are your rights as contingent faculty? How can you improve your working conditions? The Society for the Anthropology of Work will host a workshop during the AAAs for contingent faculty to learn…

APLA at AAA 2018: Graduate Student Workshops

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…

APLA at AAA 2018: Graduate Student Workshops

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…