Category Archives: Prizes

“Post-Truth” and the Social Sciences

By Felix Stein. The term “post-truth” has been difficult to avoid in Anglophone media outlets recently. In the US, mostly liberal political commentators are currently calling much of the rhetoric of far-right politicians and their news sources “post-truth,”…

“Post-Truth” and the Social Sciences

By Felix Stein. The term “post-truth” has been difficult to avoid in Anglophone media outlets recently. In the US, mostly liberal political commentators are currently calling much of the rhetoric of far-right politicians and their news sources “post-truth,”…

2017 APLA Book Prize

The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (APLA) is pleased to invite nominations for the 2017 APLA Book Prize competition. The association will recognize work that best exemplifies creativity and rigor in the ethnographic exploration of politics, law, and/or their interstices…

2017 APLA Book Prize

The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (APLA) is pleased to invite nominations for the 2017 APLA Book Prize competition. The association will recognize work that best exemplifies creativity and rigor in the ethnographic exploration of politics, law, and/or their interstices…

APLA Book Prize Winner

Winner: Catherine Fennell. (2015). Last Project Standing: Civics and Sympathy in Post-Welfare Chicago, University of Minnesota Press. This book is a careful, creative and rigorous study of public housing regeneration in Chicago. The book is a fascinating work that braids together…

APLA Book Prize Winner

Winner: Catherine Fennell. (2015). Last Project Standing: Civics and Sympathy in Post-Welfare Chicago, University of Minnesota Press. This book is a careful, creative and rigorous study of public housing regeneration in Chicago. The book is a fascinating work that braids together…

“Lock Her Up!”: Corruption Discourse and Gendered Politics

By Emily Riley

During this summer’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, on multiple occasions delegates chanted “Lock her up!”…

“Lock Her Up!”: Corruption Discourse and Gendered Politics

By Emily Riley

During this summer’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, on multiple occasions delegates chanted “Lock her up!”…

Anthropology, Brexit and Xenophobia in Europe

By Felix Stein. The decision of people in Britain to leave the European Union has come as a surprise, even a shock to most of my friends and colleagues who work in academia here in England…

Anthropology, Brexit and Xenophobia in Europe

By Felix Stein. The decision of people in Britain to leave the European Union has come as a surprise, even a shock to most of my friends and colleagues who work in academia here in England…

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…

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…

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 …

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…

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…

APLA Business Meeting: Catherine Besteman and More!

We will welcome incoming officers, including new President Catherine Besteman of Colby College…

APLA Business Meeting: Catherine Besteman and More!

We will welcome incoming officers, including new President Catherine Besteman of Colby College…

APLA’s inaugural Book Prize Awarded to Lori Allen!

APLA BOOK PRIZE WINNER 2014  We are happy to announce the winner and honorable mention for our 2014 APLA Book Prize. Congratulations to Lori and Matthew! The winner: Lori Allen, The Rise and Fall of Human Rights: Cynicism and Politics

APLA’s inaugural Book Prize Awarded to Lori Allen!

APLA BOOK PRIZE WINNER 2014  We are happy to announce the winner and honorable mention for our 2014 APLA Book Prize. Congratulations to Lori and Matthew! The winner: Lori Allen, The Rise and Fall of Human Rights: Cynicism and Politics

Graduate Student Paper Prize!

APLA Graduate Student Paper Prize Competition Deadline: August 1, 2014 The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (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 centering on

Graduate Student Paper Prize!

APLA Graduate Student Paper Prize Competition Deadline: August 1, 2014 The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (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 centering on

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 centering on the analysis of political and legal institutions and processes. Topics may include citizenship; colonialism and post-colonial public spheres; cosmopolitanism; cultural politics; disability;

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 centering on the analysis of political and legal institutions and processes. Topics may include citizenship; colonialism and post-colonial public spheres; cosmopolitanism; cultural politics; disability;

New APLA Book Prize!

In 2014 APLA is launching its new Book Prize to recognize the innovative, cutting edge and thought provoking work that political and legal anthropologists do through the ethnographic exploration of politics, law, and/or their interstices. The deadline for submissions is

New APLA Book Prize!

In 2014 APLA is launching its new Book Prize to recognize the innovative, cutting edge and thought provoking work that political and legal anthropologists do through the ethnographic exploration of politics, law, and/or their interstices. The deadline for submissions is

Graduate Student Paper Prize CFP

Don’t forget to submit an article-length paper to the prize committee!  The deadline is July 1st! http://aplaorg.org/about/prize/

Graduate Student Paper Prize CFP

Don’t forget to submit an article-length paper to the prize committee!  The deadline is July 1st! http://aplaorg.org/about/prize/

2012 Graduate Student Paper Prize Winner

The APLA student paper prize committee has recently announced a winner and honorable mention for our annual competition. This year the committee members—Erica Bornstein, Jennifer Hamilton, Angelique Haugerud. — are pleased to recognize the work of two graduate students.  Together, they demonstrate

2012 Graduate Student Paper Prize Winner

The APLA student paper prize committee has recently announced a winner and honorable mention for our annual competition. This year the committee members—Erica Bornstein, Jennifer Hamilton, Angelique Haugerud. — are pleased to recognize the work of two graduate students.  Together, they demonstrate

Extension for Paper Prize

The deadline for Annual Graduate Student Paper Prize submissions is being extended to July 10, 2012!  CfP: http://aplaorg.org/about/prize/

Extension for Paper Prize

The deadline for Annual Graduate Student Paper Prize submissions is being extended to July 10, 2012!  CfP: http://aplaorg.org/about/prize/