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New book by Doug Hollan and Jason Throop- The Anthropology of Empathy: Experiencing the Lives of Others in Pacific Societies

Berghan Books has published a new book in the ASAO Studies in Pacific Anthropology series called The Anthropology of Empathy: Experiencing the Lives of Others in Pacific Societies.  Co-edited by Professor Doug Hollan and Associate Professor Jason Throop, the book also contains contributions from each: “Suffering, Empathy, and Ethical Subjectivity in Yap (Waqab), Federated States of Micronesia” (Throop) and “Vicissitudes of […]

New Book By Dwight Read- How Culture Makes Us Human: Primate Social Evolution And The Formation Of Human Societies

Left Coast Press has published a new book by Distinguished Professor Dwight W. Read. How Culture Makes Us Human: Primate Social Evolution and the Formation of Human Societies is part of the Left Coast Press series Key Questions in Anthropology: Little Books on Big Ideas. The book was the AAA Anthropology News featured publication of the month for December.How Culture Makes Us Human @Amazon Barnes […]

Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research interviews Rayed Khedher

The Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research has posted an interview with Anthropology graduate student Rayed Khedher on the Foundation’s blog.  Rayed was awarded the Foundation’s Wadsworth International Fellowship in 2008.  The interview, which touches on Rayed’s education, his research on undocumented migrants in the Mediterranean, and the Tunisian revolution, can be read here.