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Anthropology in Practice

Anthropology in Practice

Exploring the human condition.

On My Shelf: Vita, Life in a Zone of Social Abandonment

This academic year, I'm using the AIP book review series, On My Shelf, to revisit the books in my personal library. Over the course of the next ten months, I rereading my collection of ethnographies and popular science books and to share some thoughts with you.

September 17, 2017 — Krystal D'Costa

What Do Companies Mean by Culture?

Supportive. Curious. Unafraid. These are some of the words that advertising agencies use to describe their company culture. But do any of these words actually connect them with what culture actually is?

September 4, 2017 — Krystal D'Costa

Labor Day: It's About Time

The first Monday in September is a U.S. federal holiday—Labor Day—a tribute to contributions made by American workers to the nation's growth and development (or at least those in a position to contribute without being exploited)

September 4, 2017 — Krystal D'Costa

The Hunt for the First Flower

All modern flowers are descendants of a single ancestor. We might finally have a sense of what that ancestor looked like

September 2, 2017 — Krystal D'Costa

On My Shelf: The Lost City of Z

This academic year, I'm using the AIP book review series, On My Shelf, to revisit the books in my personal library. Over the course of the next ten months, I rereading my collection of ethnographies and popular science books and to share some thoughts with you.

September 2, 2017 — Krystal D'Costa

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