What is Public Anthropology?

I have had the pleasure to revisit the pages of the Public Anthropology program launched by Professor Robert Borofsky. I will not be adding any commentary below, just cutting and pasting some key sections from “Defining Public Anthropology–A Personal Perspective (Rob Borofsky)“, and refer back to these in related posts in the future. Incidentally, his […]

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Paths Ahead? 1

This entire blog effort is devoted to finding “paths ahead” for a decolonized, liberatory, and public anthropology, and I do not want to render the effort entirely laughable here by presuming to rush to the finish line. However, since all projects begin with certain predispositions (otherwise, they would begin from nowhere), then in the spirit […]

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Introducing the beginnings of the Open Anthropology Project

OPEN ANTHROPOLOGY arises from a dissastisfaction with the state of knowledge in contemporary and classical anthropology, and is meant to significantly restructure and move anthropology beyond its current confines, beyond the constraints of professionalization and institutionalization, transcending the very “disciplinariness” of a discipline that has often foundered on its own shoals since its inception as […]

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