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Resisting Occupation in Kashmir

Mona Bhan
December 31, 2018

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Anthropology student participates in community-based research

Grace E. Gugerty ’19 wasn’t too nervous when she first met the refugee family who she would be learning about over the span of the spring semester. She and an Upstate Medical University medical student were teamed up in the course Refugee Health Advocacy to learn about certain aspects of the family’s life and work with them to find solutions to potential issues surrounding health and well-being.
September 17, 2018

Hromadžić discusses Citizens of an Empty Nation on New Books Network

Azra Hromadžić, associate professor of anthropology, spoke with New Books Network about her book Citizens of an Empty Nation: Youth and State-Making in Postwar Bosnia-Herzegovina (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015). Through ethnographic details about the possibilities for and limitations of inter-ethnic socializing within Bosnia-Herzegovina’s first integrated high school, Hromadžić draws much broader insights about the complicated relationship between internationally-sponsored reunification initiatives and the ethnic segregation that is built into the very framework of the post-war state. 09/13/18
September 13, 2018

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Rubinstein publishes paper on community violence in Syracuse

Robert A. Rubinstein, Sandra D. Lane, Lookman Mojeed, Shaundel Sanchez, Elise Catania, Timothy Jennings-Bey, Arnett Haygood-El & Edward Mitchell Jr.
September 11, 2018

See related: Crime & Violence

DeCorse discusses Portugal's involvement in slavery in BBC article

"The idea that the Portuguese have never been in Africa is completely false," says Christopher DeCorse, professor of anthropology. "In fact, it was the Portuguese who opened Africa to the Atlantic world." 

August 10, 2018

Hromadžić discusses Dayton agreement, Bosnia in Current History

Azra Hromadžić, associate professor of anthropology, explores the effects of the Dayton Peace Agreement on the citizens of Bosnia-Herzegovina in her article "Disillusioned with Dayton in Bosnia-Herzegovina" published in Current History. "[T]hrough the complicated, long-term effects of converging postwar and postsocialist forces, the Bosnian state continues to be emptied of its citizens," says Hromadžić. 03/05/18
March 5, 2018

Madam Secretary

Visiting campus in April, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright shared insights from her storied career with students and the University community.

February 10, 2018

The Unlikely Path

Former colleagues of Agehananda Bharati gather to mark 25 years since his passing.


February 9, 2018

Friendly Advice

Deborah Pellow is devoted to counseling anthropology undergrads, and will tell you it pays dividends for her and them.

February 9, 2018

Border Hopping

Anthropologist John Burdick is not only a faculty member conducting research overseas (like so many others). His research team, in fact, spans the globe.

February 9, 2018

Helping Hand

At a time when America is sorting out its larger role in the world, experts remind us that U.S. aid is often much appreciated.

February 9, 2018

Rubinstein study on health literacy and life history published in Human Organization

Sandra D. Lane, Robert A. Rubinstein & Robert H. Keefe
December 8, 2017

Maxwell announces new chair appointments

The Maxwell School has appointed new chairs for the departments of anthropology, economics, history, international relations (undergraduate), political science and sociology, as well as an interim chair of social science. 

November 1, 2017

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