1pm, 11th July
We encourage you to think about decolonisation and anti-racism as guiding principles for how we represent or approach our discipline.
By Amandas Ong
This incident, which I later jokingly dubbed “the tale of two Olhas”, elevated the seemingly inconspicuous events of the everyday above the hulking framework of war, which prioritises the discussion of aberrant acts in an aberrant time.
By Tarisha Kaushik
CRISPR is a phenomenal technology, but we cannot understand its implications in the social world through a binary perspective.
By Pepe Weischer
The surreality of quarantining, day in day out in the same monotonous space, resembles that of a strange dream – a quarandream.
Spiritual Aliens, DJ Shamans, and Us: Experiences of liminality and communitas within the psytrance rave
By Izzy Davies
The psytrance community ‘neo-tribe’ then, is characterised by shared utopian ideals of childlike playfulness, love for all, and egalitarianism.
By Phoebe Hamilton-Jones
MSc Social and Cultural Anthropology alumnus
Lockwood reservoir looks bleak even on a sunny day: skirted by telephone pylons, the moon-like gravel beach slips into an expanse of water.
By Sahib Singh
The van panchayats (village forest councils) in Kumaon, Uttarakhand, created in 1931, are probably the oldest surviving examples of formal collaboration between communities and the state to manage natural resources anywhere in the world.