Alumni Highlights

Statement of Solidarity

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The Department of Anthropology at Princeton stands in solidarity with local and transnational movements against systemic racism. 

Alumni Highlights

Viral Ethnographies

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This collection of ethnographic snapshots reveal how the COVID-19 pandemic is both a shared global experience altering the daily routines of billions of people around the world while also generating distinct understandings, affects, and responses rooted in unique social and cultural contexts. 

Vize lab

Ethnographic Data Visualization

The VizE Lab is the campus hub for researchers who want to bring the insights of data visualization and the vitality of documentary film into ethnography. 


Friday, Nov 20, 2020

Check out the latest Academic Report for the Department of Anthropology.

Wednesday, Nov 18, 2020

Professor Laurence Ralph's film, The Torture Letters, won the “Best in Show” award in the...


Center on Transnational Policing

The CTP will bring together Princeton scholars and students to understand policing in the U.S. and internationally. As the hub of a wider social scientific research network, the Center’s mission will be to explore policing from a transnational approach.


Work-in-Progress: Mark Drury

Thu, Dec 3, 2020, 4:30 pm

“They film us…we film them”: Human Rights Activism and Proliferating Forms of Veillance in the Western Sahara Conflict 

Location: Virtually via Zoom

Work-in-Progress: Christina Collins

Thu, Dec 10, 2020, 4:30 pm

Brewing Capitalism: The Politics of Multinational Alcohol Companies in Ethiopia

Location: Virtually via Zoom

Unhinged: On Ethnographic Games of Doubt and Certainty

Thu, Feb 4, 2021, 4:30 pm

This talk is in a workshop format.

Ontological Commitment and De-Subjectivation in Maya Shamanic Practice

Thu, Apr 8, 2021, 4:30 pm

This talk is in a workshop format.

Location: Virtually via Zoom