Liminal Anthropology

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Soldiers’ ration kits tell us a lot about their nations

When the US planned to drop American paratroopers into Europe during World War II, the military needed emergency food rations that would be lightweight, small enough to fit inside a uniform pocket, and contain all the calories needed to last one person for several days. The rations’ long journey …

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Nancy Scheper-Hughes: Catholic Schoolgirl Turned Militant Anthropologist

<i>Those of us who make a living observing and recording the misery of the world have a particular obligation to reflect critically on the impact of the</i> …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

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Museum Selfie day 2015 – in pictures

On 21 January 2015, museum fans, curators, managers and mascots will be sharing their best snaps for #MuseumSelfie day, a global Twitter celebration run by CultureThemes’ Mar Dixon to showcase some of the world’s greatest collections

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How Children Learn: Portraits of Classrooms Around the World

Since 2004, Julian Germain has been capturing the inner lives of schools around the world, from England to Nigeria to Qatar, in his large-scale photographs of schoolchildren in class. <b>Classroom Portraits</b> (<i>public library</i>) is part <i>Where Children Sleep</i>, part <i>Bureaucratics</i>, part <i>What I Eat: Around the</i> …

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IN 1752 Camillo Paderni, an artist who had been put in charge of the growing pile of antiquities being dug up at Herculaneum, a seaside town near …

Spotlight On: Travel Back to Japan Through Flipboard

Every time I look at a Flipboard magazine from Japan, I feel I transported back to my country, which I left in 2005 to become a freelance editor. …

Losing Your Trowel - The Five Stages of Grief

Considering how dearly archaeologists cherish their well-worn trowels…<p>Could breaking or, perish the thought, losing your favourite trowel follow a …

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