Current Issue, Policy, Power, Practice, Victim Activism

Check out our Q&A with Colibrí Center for Human Rights in the October issue

What is Colibrí? The Colibrí Center for Human Rights is a family advocacy organization that works to end the deaths of people who migrate through the United States – México Border. Colibrí is a nonprofit and a non-governmental organization based in Tucson, Arizona. Colibrí works with families and forensic scientists at the Pima County Office… Continue reading Check out our Q&A with Colibrí Center for Human Rights in the October issue

News, Policy, Practice, Research

Professors writing op-eds. Perspective | With the appointment of Brett Kavanaugh, Roe v. Wade is likely dead by Carole Joffe

I have heard many colleagues asking what we can do in troubling times. How can we use our skills and knowledge to support human rights? Here is an excellent example from Carole Joffe of how we can bridge academic knowledge with everyday policy. A strong op-ed in the Washington Post. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/made-by-history/wp/2018/07/10/with-the-appointment-of-brett-kavanaugh-roe-v-wade-is-likely-dead/?utm_term=.2c1a82995f0b

Creative, News, Practice, Research

Summer issue is out!

Our summer issue is out. We are excited to share the work of collaborating authors in this issue of Practicing Anthropology. Check out the content and download the issue from a library or the SfAA website ASAP. We look forward to your thoughts and ideas related to this issue. FIRST PERSON CREATIVE PIECES AND POLICY/PRACTICE/ENGAGEMENT … Continue reading Summer issue is out!

Practice, Upcoming Issue

Coming Soon to Practicing Anthropology: A Snapshot of Key Issues Facing Community Health Workers [and their Potential Impacts] in the Midwest

By: Ryan I. Logan, MA, CPH My article entitled “Let the Horse Run: Assessing the Potentiality, Challenges, and Future Sustainability of CHWs in Indiana” explores the experiences of community health workers in Indiana – a state that suffers from a variety of health issues – and specifically the impact, potentialities, challenges, and future of the… Continue reading Coming Soon to Practicing Anthropology: A Snapshot of Key Issues Facing Community Health Workers [and their Potential Impacts] in the Midwest

Power, Practice, Upcoming Issue, Victim Activism

Critical Conversations about Transitional Justice in Nepal

  Critical Conversations about Transitional Justice in Nepal: Building Collaborations for Victim-Centric Practice[i] By Krista Billingsley This article, and its collaboratively paired article written solely by victim-activists (Bhandari, Chaudhary, and Chaudhary 2018 in this special issue), focus on the families of people who were forcibly disappeared during Nepal’s decade-long internal armed conflict and their continued… Continue reading Critical Conversations about Transitional Justice in Nepal

Forensic science, Practice, Upcoming Issue

Translating Forensic Science in Northern Uganda

Translating Forensic Science in Northern Uganda by Hugh Tuller The Acholi of northern Uganda believe that spirits of the dead have the ability to interact with the living. When unjustly killed or improperly buried, the dead can take vengeance upon the living in the forms of nightmares, waking visions, illness, crop failures, and other manifestations. After… Continue reading Translating Forensic Science in Northern Uganda

Identity, Migrant, Policy, Practice, Research

Missing in Migration: From Research to Practice

  Missing in Migration: From Research to Practice by Simon Robins   The Mediterranean Missing project (mediterraneanmissing.eu) sought to collect data from both sides of the humanitarian catastrophe of migrant deaths at the EU’s southern border, from families missing loved ones as well as from the states who manage their bodies. While the thousands who… Continue reading Missing in Migration: From Research to Practice