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Famous Female Anthropologists

Famous Female Anthropologists

After creating the 10 Famous Cultural Anthropologists article I realised that the list was dominated by males, which isn’t accurately representative as the field of anthropology has been hugely influenced by women. Many of the influenti ...

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms

Anthropology can often be difficult to understand, there is no shortage of jargon and it can leave readers or listeners completely confused. Hopefully this glossary of anthropological terms will be an effective “jargon buster”, so next ...

10 More Famous Anthropologists

10 More Famous Anthropologists

When this site was still young I published a post called ‘10 Famous Cultural Anthropologists‘ which listed (unranked) ten of the most famous anthropologists in history. At the time I was relatively new to the subject of anthropology and ...

Free Open-Access Anthropology Journals

Free Open-Access Anthropology Journals

There are many academic journals available that either focus on or include anthropological research, however not everyone has access to the more recognised anthropology journals such as ‘Current Anthropology’ or ‘Anthropology Quarterly’ ...

Key Texts in Anthropology (Alphabetical)

Key Texts in Anthropology (Alphabetical)

After doing a little digging around on the internet, I came to the conclusion that there aren’t many concise lists of key texts in anthropology. I believe that lists of important anthropological texts are important especially for stude ...

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

There are often many questions asked about anthropology, so we thought it would be best to collect the most frequently asked questions here in one place. This list will most likely grow and change over time, but we hope that this page w ...

Exploring Trans-Biopolitics

I’ve recently submitted my undergraduate dissertation titled ‘Exploring Trans-Biopolitics – Attitudes and Activism Among Vegan Communities in Oxford’ and I thought it would be fun to share the project with you here on HJA. Even though I cannot share ...

Key Texts in Anthropology (By Publication Year)

Key Texts in Anthropology (By Publication Year)

After doing a little digging around on the internet, I came to the conclusion that there aren’t many concise lists of key texts in anthropology. I believe that lists of important anthropological texts are important especially for studen ...

Anthropology Fieldwork: A Short Comment

Anthropology Fieldwork: A Short Comment

In conclusion, I personally believe that fieldwork is anthropology’s main component. Without fieldwork, there would be very limited understanding in regards to different cultures, as it is the act of ‘participant observation’ that allow ...