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. 


Wednesday, Jan 20, 2021

 El Pais, a newspaper in Spain,  published an essay by Agustín Fuentes, "¿Covid 2021?

Friday, Dec 11, 2020

Congratulations to Anthropology major Austin Harmon ’22 and ETH student Skyler Liu ’21, winners of the Visualizing Student Debt Contest.


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.


Unhinged: On Ethnographic Games of Doubt and Certainty

How ndigenous Peoples Created Brazilian Biomes

Thu, Feb 11, 2021, 4:30 pm
Location: Brazil LAB YouTube Channel

Democracy and Inequalities in Brazil

Thu, Mar 18, 2021, 4:30 pm
Location: Brazil LAB YouTube Channel

Work-In-Progress: Jeffrey Himpele

Thu, Mar 25, 2021, 4:30 pm
Title: Warning: Graphic Content A presentation of recent VizE Lab experiments in ethnographic data visualization.

A paper will be distribute...

Location: Virtual via Zoom

Ontological Commitment and De-Subjectivation in Maya Shamanic Practice