#LSANOLA16 Preview: Critical Police Studies I

These panels bring together scholars in the emerging subfield of “critical police studies.” CPS scholars use qualitative methods and draw on a range of data sources to critically examine the dynamics of race and class in law enforcement…

#LSANOLA16 Preview: Critical Police Studies II

The widespread protests that followed the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri in 2014 and Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Maryland in 2015 capture the controversial nature of policing in racially marginalized communities…

#LSANOLA16 Preview: Following the Law

The Ethnography Collaborative Research Network within the Law and Society Association is sponsoring several panels and events of interest to anthropologists…

APLA Announces 2016 Graduate Student Paper Prize

APLA (Association for Political and Legal Anthropology) is pleased to announce that the 2016 Student Paper Prize is open for submissions. The APLA Board invites individuals who are students in a graduate degree-granting program to send stand-alone papers centering on political and/or legal institutions and processes…

Call for Graduate Student Representative

The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (APLA) is accepting applications for a
second Graduate Student Representative to the section’s Board of Directors. The successful applicant will be expected to participate in, and enjoy the benefits of, working with the Board…

APLA Book Prize 2016 Call for Nominations

The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (APLA) is pleased to invite nominations for the 2016 APLA Book Prize competition. The association will recognize work that best exemplifies creativity and rigor in the ethnographic …

2015 APLA Book Prize Winners

We are pleased to announce the winner and honorable mentions in the 2015 APLA Book Prize award! The APLA Book Prize Committee described Leviathans at the Gold Mine as a powerful ethnographic and theoretical exploration…

Call for PoLAR Digital Editorial Fellows

PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review welcomes applications for the Digital Editorial Fellows (def) Program for graduate students interested in enhancing their knowledge and experience in academic publishing. The program is part of an effort to expand the virtual presence of the journal, foster dialogue among members…