"The purpose of anthropology is to make the world safe for human differences." – Ruth Benedict
The Wenner-Gren Foundation in partnership with the University of Chicago Press is seeking applications for the position of Editor of Current Anthropology. The new Editor will begin to receive submissions on September 1, 2018 and take full responsibility for the journal on January 1, 2019. The Editor's term is six years from January 1, 2019, with a possibility of renewal for an addition partial or complete term. Read more...
Fall 2017/Spring 2018 Monday Evening Lecture Series: "Angers, Aggressions, and Aspirations: Anthropologists Speak Out About Repression, Democracy, and Empowerment". The first event will be September 25, 2017 when George Washington University's Ilana Feldman will present "The Refugee as a Political Figure for our Time".
Kylie Marais received her MA degree in Social Anthropology from the University of Cape Town, South Africa. Funded through a Wadsworth African Fellowship she will continue her PhD training in anthropology at the University of Cape Town, supervised by Dr. Dr. Fiona Ross.