We meet new people and tell them that we are anthropologists and what do they say? “That’s cool!”

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“Yes, it is!” is our reply but, as an academic discipline, as we really sharing our coolness with people who are not already part of our circle of cool information?

This site is our burgeoning attempt to rectify our closed circle and provide current, well-researched and reviewed, cool anthropological information for all the cool anthropology seekers out there.

We’ll have anthropological art, music, games, comics and more…..soon! Feel free to get in touch with your ideas and contributions. And if you are a cool and qualified anthropologist on a mission, we are looking to add reviewers to our team of cool!

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Featured Content

Ethnography Matters
in a world full of press releases and fake news, contribute your perspective on why ethnographic methods are so important

Shifting Stereotypes
a fully immersive exhibition seeking to confront the prejudice associated with stereotyping

Reconsider Dissemination:
The Road of Development

a multi-media installation offering a unique and creative opportunity for scholars and artists to translate the various stages on the road of development

Ask a (cool) Anthropologist
y/our questions about anything, thoroughly researched and translated by our (cool) anthropological rockstars

Ethical Dilemmas
tied up (for brief moments) in a series of ethical dilemmas in various places all around the world

Friday Photos
a (mostly) weekly Photo Series showcasing a (cool) anthropologist's perspective, either from the field or their interpersonal world

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