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…

APLA Graduate Student Paper Prize 2019

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…

The Historian’s Craft

Thoughts on Reading and Making History in the Wake of Tree of Life by Avigail Oren – I experienced the events and aftermath of the Tree of Life shooting as a historian just as much as I did as a Jew and a resident of Pittsburgh…

APLA Graduate Representatives

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

2019 APLA Book Prize

The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (APLA) is pleased to invite nominations for the 2019 APLA Book Prize competition. The association will recognize work that best exemplifies creativity and rigor in the ethnographic…

AAA/CASCA 2019 Annual Meeting CFPs

Abstracts for the AAA Annual Meeting must be submitted by 3 p.m. EST on April 10th. 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…

New PoLAR Editors and Editorial Board

The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology is pleased to welcome the new co-editors of Political and Legal Anthropology Review (PoLAR), Jessica Greenberg and Jessica Winegar.

On the Politics of Reflection

On the afternoon of 30 October 2018 I left my office—late—to attend what had been described to me as a “rally” or a “protest” to coincide with President Trump’s visit to Pittsburgh in connection…