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Our Imprisoned Friend

*Update: 26 September 2016 – Homa Hoodfar has been freed from prison!* Anthropologist Homa Hoodfar has been imprisoned in Iran for more than a month. An Iranian-Canadian professor of Anthropology at Concordia University in Montreal, Homa travelled to Iran in February to visit family and conduct archival research. After repeated questioning by the intelligence services and […]

The Anthropologist’s Brexit

Anthropologists have responded to the result of the UK’s referendum to leave the European Union with a mixture of condemnation, despair, and reflection on the conditions that created ‘Brexit’ and the implications of the vote in the near and long term. We at the Culture and Capitalism blog have compiled some of those voices to illustrate how […]