Category Archives: Resources

IILJ Call for Papers: Infrastructures as Regulation

Infrastructures—whether physical, informational, digital—can have regulatory-type effects. These include requiring, preventing, channeling, enabling, and nudging particular human and social behavior. Infrastructures also help to…

IILJ Call for Papers: Infrastructures as Regulation

Infrastructures—whether physical, informational, digital—can have regulatory-type effects. These include requiring, preventing, channeling, enabling, and nudging particular human and social behavior. Infrastructures also help to…

Change in the Anthropological Imagination, AAA 2018 CFPs

Abstracts for the AAA Annual Meeting must be submitted by 3 p.m. EST on April 16th — and via our website and listserv, APLA is helping members connect with other scholars to develop and complete proposals.

Change in the Anthropological Imagination, AAA 2018 CFPs

Abstracts for the AAA Annual Meeting must be submitted by 3 p.m. EST on April 16th — and via our website and listserv, APLA is helping members connect with other scholars to develop and complete proposals.

APLA Mentoring at AAA in Denver: Publishing Your First Book

At our AAA Early Career workshop on Publishing your First Book, we were fortunate to have five editors…

APLA Mentoring at AAA in Denver: Publishing Your First Book

At our AAA Early Career workshop on Publishing your First Book, we were fortunate to have five editors…

APLA Mentoring at AAA in Denver: Just Say No

Saying no is hard to do. Especially when faced with a variety of teaching, service, research, writing, collaborative, and personal demands early in your career. At a workshop event held on Thursday evening in Denver, Ilana Gershon and David Nugent shared their insights and suggestions for how to avoid over-committing yourself in the early stages of an academic career…

APLA Mentoring at AAA in Denver: Just Say No

Saying no is hard to do. Especially when faced with a variety of teaching, service, research, writing, collaborative, and personal demands early in your career. At a workshop event held on Thursday evening in Denver, Ilana Gershon and David Nugent shared their insights and suggestions for how to avoid over-committing yourself in the early stages of an academic career…

I took my students to prison, by Ieva Jusionyte

This semester I took students in my Law and Order in the Americas seminar on a tour to the Florida State Prison in Raiford. FSP is one of the largest prisons in the state and it houses inmates in close

I took my students to prison, by Ieva Jusionyte

This semester I took students in my Law and Order in the Americas seminar on a tour to the Florida State Prison in Raiford. FSP is one of the largest prisons in the state and it houses inmates in close

New Syllabus in Teaching Resources!

Ieva Jusionyte has shared the syllabus for her Law and Order in Latin America class! Check it out here, along with the library of syllabi APLA members and contributors have made available for you.

New Syllabus in Teaching Resources!

Ieva Jusionyte has shared the syllabus for her Law and Order in Latin America class! Check it out here, along with the library of syllabi APLA members and contributors have made available for you.

APLA’s revamped online presence!

Photo by Gullevek. As you might have noticed, our APLA website has a new design! Just to remind you, our new address is: http://politicalandlegalanthro.org. In response to suggestions and ideas from our membership, we are reorganizing our web content and news

APLA’s revamped online presence!

Photo by Gullevek. As you might have noticed, our APLA website has a new design! Just to remind you, our new address is: http://politicalandlegalanthro.org. In response to suggestions and ideas from our membership, we are reorganizing our web content and news

Happy Hour Salon: “Producing Political and Legal Knowledge Through Cross-Disciplinary Engagements” at the AAA Meetings

Save the date! Happy Hour Salon: “Producing Political and Legal Knowledge Through Cross-Disciplinary Engagements” When: Wednesday, December 3, 6-8 pm. Where:Busboys & Poets, 14th and V location, 2021 14th St NW How to get there: Metro: U Street/African American Civil

Happy Hour Salon: “Producing Political and Legal Knowledge Through Cross-Disciplinary Engagements” at the AAA Meetings

Save the date! Happy Hour Salon: “Producing Political and Legal Knowledge Through Cross-Disciplinary Engagements” When: Wednesday, December 3, 6-8 pm. Where:Busboys & Poets, 14th and V location, 2021 14th St NW How to get there: Metro: U Street/African American Civil

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Graduate Students: these workshops during the AAAs are for you!

APLA Graduate Student Workshops at AAA 2014   Call for participants… 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 convene

Get Political

Graduate Students: these workshops during the AAAs are for you!

APLA Graduate Student Workshops at AAA 2014   Call for participants… 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 convene

New LSA Ethnography, Law & Society Collaborative Network

At the recent LSA meetings in Minnesota, a group of ethnographically-oriented researchers (including graduate students, post-docs, and faculty) came together for the first meeting of the newly created Ethnography and Law Collaborative Research Network (CRN), under the Law and Society

New LSA Ethnography, Law & Society Collaborative Network

At the recent LSA meetings in Minnesota, a group of ethnographically-oriented researchers (including graduate students, post-docs, and faculty) came together for the first meeting of the newly created Ethnography and Law Collaborative Research Network (CRN), under the Law and Society

Meet the new APLA Board Members!

APLA election outcomes are out! Catherine Besteman (Colby College) is now our President-Elect, Roberto Gonzales (San Jose State University) will serve as Senior Board Member and Karin Friederic (Wake Forest University) as Junior Board Member. Their appointments will begin officially

Meet the new APLA Board Members!

APLA election outcomes are out! Catherine Besteman (Colby College) is now our President-Elect, Roberto Gonzales (San Jose State University) will serve as Senior Board Member and Karin Friederic (Wake Forest University) as Junior Board Member. Their appointments will begin officially

APLA at LSA Meetings ’14: Law and Inequalities – Global and Local

APLA members are launching a new Collaborative Research Network (CRN) on Ethnography, Law and Society through the Law and Society Association. Join the first meeting of the CRN Thursday May 29th at 3.30 pm, Boardroom 3 of the conference hotel.

APLA at LSA Meetings ’14: Law and Inequalities – Global and Local

APLA members are launching a new Collaborative Research Network (CRN) on Ethnography, Law and Society through the Law and Society Association. Join the first meeting of the CRN Thursday May 29th at 3.30 pm, Boardroom 3 of the conference hotel.

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