Anthropology & Archaeology Reflections

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  • 1 Dec 2020
    Jennifer Huberman

    A Crisis of Confidence or Rebirth of Conviction? Transhumanists and their critics in the Age of a Global Pandemic

    As Covid 19 has swept the globe, leaving over a million causalities in its wake, it has generated a profound crisis of confidence. Citizens throughout the world question their governments’ abilities to protect them. Everyday life has become akin to a game of Russian roulette, where we leave our homes knowing that we exist only […]

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  • 3 Jun 2020
    Annie Zaidi

    In Spitting Distance of Flammable (the politicization of spit during the pandemic)

    My earliest spitting memory comes from a movie. A character, trussed up or held down, spits at the villain. I’ve forgotten the name of the movie but there are half a dozen similar scenes in Hindi cinema where the hero, or heroine, or one of the other good guys is overpowered and, in a show […]

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  • 29 May 2020
    John J. Shea

    What can archaeology do to help fight pandemic diseases?

    “Not much,” might be one’s first reaction to this essay’s title question. Archaeologists are not exactly first responders. We are, if anything, last responders. And yet surprisingly, archaeology is not as odd a source of insights as it might seem. Archaeology offers a 3.5 million-year-long scientific record of human and earlier hominin problem-solving. As we […]

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  • 27 May 2020
    Cecilia Vindrola-Padros

    Rapid ethnographies in a changing world

    The COVID-19 pandemic that has shaken our globe to its core has highlighted the need for rapid, responsive and relevant research, now more than ever. The field of rapid research is not new and different approaches have been developed over at least 40 years to enable the sharing of research findings at a time when […]

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