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Tuesday, Feb 16, 2021

Congratulations to anthropology major Mary DeVellis ’21, awarded the Gates Cambridge Scholarship. The award gives students the opportunity to pursue postgraduate study at the University of Cambridge.

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2021

Julia Elyachar published an article in Public Books, "From Versailles to the War on Terror." It's one article on a six-part series on how the 1919 Treaty of Versailles shaped our present age. One hundred and one years after Versailles, the twinned concepts of extraterritoriality and the semi-civilized continue to shape our world in ways that...

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2021

PIIRS’s Brazil LAB is delighted to welcome to Princeton the leading Brazilian anthropologist Carlos Fausto, who has been appointed a Princeton Global Scholar (2020-2024).

Wednesday, Jan 20, 2021

 El Pais, a newspaper in Spain,  published an essay by Agustín Fuentes, "¿Covid 2021? La humanidad al borde del abismo." The essay is an Anthropological-take on COVID-19 in 2021.

Read the essay here (in Spanish) "¿Covid 2021? La humanidad al borde del abismo."

Thursday, Dec 17, 2020

Agustín Fuentes, along with two other colleagues, are featured in a new video series from AAAS DoSER, exploring th

Friday, Dec 11, 2020

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

Wednesday, Dec 9, 2020
Final Public Oral Defense Grace A. Carey The Art of Building Paradise: How a Catholic Community
Experiences the Utopic in Everyday Life
Wednesday, December 9, 2020
2:00 PM EDT
 
Tuesday, Dec 1, 2020

Krista Tippett of On Being recently interviewed Agustín Fuentes. In Tippett's podcast, "This Species Moment," Fuentes is full of refreshingly creative and practical fodder for the necessary reinvention ahead. Tippett points out that civilization is built on bodies breathing in proximity to other bodies. And what we're learning about...

Friday, Nov 20, 2020

Check out the latest Academic Report for the Department of Anthropology. Read about faculty research, graduate student research, program updates and the many events that took place throughout the year.

The Department of Anthropology's Academic Report for 2019-2020.

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