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. 

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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, Oct 16, 2020

The following video is from a conference in November 2012 in India titled: “Engaged Anthropology: The Ethics and Politics of Collaborations in the...

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2020

The Department welcomes four new graduate stud

Tuesday, Sep 8, 2020

Friday, September 11, 2020, New York University's Center for Media, Culture and History will host a virtual screening and discussion of Laurence...


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.


Arts of Resistance: Tearing Down and Creating Monuments in Brazil

Thu, Sep 24, 2020, 4:30 pm

A Brazil LAB event with Hélio Menezes and Lilia M. Schwarcz

Location: Brazil LAB YouTube Channel

Lawrence Ralph will Present at Keller Center's Innovation Forum

The Ancestors Call from the Future

Thu, Oct 15, 2020, 4:30 pm

Recently, there has been considerable interest in the concept of the ancestral or ‘ancestrality’ to designate the force of the past and those who...

Location: Virtual via Zoom

On Patiency, or, Don’t Just Do Something, Stand There!

Thu, Oct 29, 2020, 4:30 pm

This presentation offers a preliminary series of thoughts on what ‘patiency’ might mean.

Location: Virtually via Zoom

Amazonia Undercover

Thu, Nov 5, 2020, 4:30 pm

Online Film Screening and Discussion with Estevão Ciavatta, Rob Nixon, Ilona Szabó, and Beto Veríssimo

Location: Brazil LAB YouTube Channel