A call to action

The protests around the world against racism, police violence and white supremacy spark much needed conversations. This blog calls to critically look at, and change, our own practices as anthropologists in the Netherlands and at Leiden University. Authors: Anouk de Koning and Jasmijn Rana The increase of race-based violence and the death of George Floyd […]

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Covid in the 20s

Piero Miranda-Carrillo is a researcher and politically engaged Peruvian. He studied Political Science at Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú and holds a master’s degree in Anthropology from PUCP. He worked as a government councillor for the San Miguel district in 2015-2018, and did his fieldwork research on urban citizens in relation to participation, culture, sports, […]

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Experiences volunteering at EMRIP for Docip

Indigenous peoples’ rights issues seem to be on the outer fringe of the everyday news in most of the western world. In the non-Western world, the matter is different. There are over 350 million people considered to be part of one of the world’s indigenous peoples. Mostly they live in remote areas rich in natural […]

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‘Us versus them’ in the process of integration

Niaan Pereboom holds a bachelor in Cultural Anthropology and Development Studies and a master in Human Security. Niaan currently works in the role of a (qualitative) research manager for a global research company. Before, she lived in Denmark and worked here as an assistant for an organization that deals with the integration of refugees in […]

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The contested future of anthropology

Anthropology Day 2019, a collaboration with the Research Center for Material Culture, was about FUTURES, focusing on the anthropology of the future and the future of anthropology. What futures do anthropologists imagine and strive for? What are the implicit and explicit agendas and ambitions for the future in the work of anthropologists (e.g., decolonization, sustainability, equality)? […]

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