A Year of Siege:

One of the most significant historic transformations in the modern era of state and nation building is currently playing out through modalities of border warfare, permanent emergency and counterinsurgency in Kashmir, producing…

Statement and Resources

The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (APLA)  condemns the recent reprehensible killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, David McAtee, Tony McDade, and so many other African Americans…

Call for APLA Graduate Student Representative!

The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (APLA) is currently accepting applications for a third Graduate Student Representative to the section’s Board of Directors. The successful applicant will be…

APLA Graduate Student Paper Prize 2020

The APLA Board invites individuals who are students in a graduate degree-granting program (including M.A., Ph.D., J.D., LL.M., S.J.D. etc.) to send papers centering on the analysis of political and/or legal…

Canceled: APLA/AES Spring Conference

Over the past few days, we have been closely following the potential impact of the global COVID-19 outbreak on Borders/Bridges, the AES/APLA joint spring conference in Austin, Texas. Several…

Borders/Bridges Preliminary Program!

We are pleased to announce that the preliminary conference program for the AES/APLA Spring 2020 Conference is now available HERE. Please note that the schedule is subject to to change….

AAA Annual Meeting 2020 CFPs

The 2020 AAA Annual Meeting, will be held November 18 – November 22 in St. Louis, Missouri. If you are looking for panelists for your session or looking for a panel for your paper, we want to help you connect with colleagues…

2019 Schedule for APLA at AAA/CASCA!

Welcome to the 2019 edition of APLA at the AAA/CASCA Annual Meeting schedule. Below is a list of events, panels, and workshops that are sponsored or co-sponsored by APLA – we hope to see you…

APLA Book Prize Winners!

The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (APLA) is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Book Prize! After months of work, the APLA Book Prize committee has selected two books…

SALSA Open Letter on Brazilian Fires

As an international society of anthropologists who work with indigenous and traditional peoples in Amazonia, we join our voices to those in Brazil and throughout the world who are outraged…

Graduate Student Workshops at AAAs

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 around…

APLA at the AAAs: Early Career Mentoring

APLA is hosting a series of events for individuals who are attending the joint meeting of the American Anthropological Association and the Canadian Anthropology Society in Vancouver…

APLA Supports Turkish Scholars

The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology unequivocally condemns the sentencing in Turkey of Professor Ayşe Gül Altınay to 25 months in prison for having signed…