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A Report from the European Association of Social Anthropologists' meetings in Tallin
An interesting reflection on this year’s EASA meetings on the Savage Minds anthropology blog.
What is Ferguson doing on Europe's front pages?
I WOKE up today to find my Dutch morning paper, the Volkskrant, dominated by a full-page spread on the results of the independent autopsy on Michael Brown, the…
The Economist weighs in on why Europe is enjoying the racial troubles of the USA.
Andrew Solomon on Robin Williams:
“He played an alien so well because he was an alien in his own mind, permanently auditioning to be one of us. Suicide is a crime of loneliness, and adulated people can be frighteningly alone. Intelligence does not help in these circumstances; brilliance is almost always profoundly isolating.”
Above: Robin Williams, September 14, 1978. Photograph by Jim Britt/Getty
Beautiful and so sad.
In search of respect: an interview with Philippe Bourgois
A great interview with anthropologist Philippe Bourgois.