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Duschinski, Malik Publish Special Issue on War & Suffering in Kashmir

Haley Duschinski, portraitDr. Haley Duschinski and Inshah Malik recently co-edited a special issue of the journal HIMALAYA on War and Suffering in Kashmir that challenges Eurocentric and Indocentric approaches to the Kashmir dispute and instead examines the suffering of the Kashmiri people from their own vantage point. Duschinski is Associate Professor of […]

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Posted on 01/04/2021

Duschinski Presents Expert Commentary, Publishes Special Issue on Kashmir

Haley Duschinski, portraitOn Aug. 12, Dr. Haley Duschinski, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Ohio University, contributed expert commentary on a congressional briefing focusing on the human rights situation in Indian-Administered Kashmir. This briefing, titled Kashmir a Year On: Human Rights, Democratic Suppression and Conflict with China, focused on the implications of India’s […]

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Posted on 10/19/2020

Spring Break Study Abroad in Northern Ireland Virtual Info Session, Oct. 20

Students visit the Omagh bombing memorial site with Michael Gallagher, chairperson of the Omagh Self Help and Support Group. Gallagher advocates nationally and internationally for a public inquiry into the bombing.Join Program Director Dr. Haley Duschinski, Associate Professor of Anthropology, and Larry Hayman, Esq., CLJC Pre-Law Advisor, for a virtual information session on Oct.20 from 10 to 11 a.m.  The trip plans to resume in Spring 2022. Join the Oct. 20 session. Read more about past students’ experiences on the trip. […]

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Posted on 10/02/2020

Book Launch | Musaraj and Mëhilli Discuss Ponzi Schemes and Postsocialist Transformations, Oct. 1

The Center for Law, Justice & Culture hosts a book launch for Dr. Smoki Musaraj’s new book, Tales from Albarado: Ponzi Logics of Accumulation in Postsocialist Albania (Cornell UP, 2020) on Thursday, Oct. 1, at 4 p.m. Musaraj will be joined by Dr. Elidor Mëhilli to talk about the book’s […]

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Posted on 10/01/2020

Musaraj’s New Book Examines Pyramid Schemes in Post-Socialist Albania

Book cover for Tales from Albarado: Pyramid Schemes and Ponzi Logic of Accumulation in Postsocialist AlbaniaDr. Smoki Musaraj‘s new book, Tales from Albarado: Pyramid Schemes and Ponzi Logic of Accumulation in Postsocialist Albania, is an ethnographic piece that tells the story of how the collapse of large Albanian pyramid firms resulted in anarchy and nearly a civil war. Musaraj outlines how people from all walks […]

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Posted on 09/08/2020

Curran Digs into Animal Fossils in Romania in Search of Human Migration Answers

Dr. Sabrina CurranIf early human ancestors (hominins) dispersing from Africa into Eurasia 2 million years ago moved through southern Romania, they would have found monkeys on foot rather than in trees, short-necked giraffes, rhinos, and saber-toothed cats—quite different from the Europe of today. During the early Pleistocene of Eurasia, these hominins also […]

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Posted on 09/04/2020

Alumni News | Frisch Reduces Material Waste With Quilting Business

by Alex Paoletti ’20 Following graduation, Janice Frisch ’07 studied at Indiana University Bloomington and earned her M.A. in Folklore and her Ph.D. in Folklore. There she had the opportunity to work with the International Quilt Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska for her research on shifts in American quilting styles. Her […]

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Posted on 06/16/2020

Rosen, Thankachan Research Technology for Teaching in India

Dr. Matthew Rosen, portraitand trees behind himDr. Matthew Rosen, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Ohio University, together with Dr. Briju Thankachan, Director of Curriculum and Assessment Design and Improvement at OHIO’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Dr. Divya Chandrasenan, Assistant Professor of Education at University of Kerala, India, received an INTEL-funded Major Research grant from […]

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Posted on 05/11/2020

Six Anthropology Students Inducted into Lambda Alpha

Kailee Sites, selfieSix Ohio University students from the Sociology & Anthropology Department were inducted into Lambda Alpha. Established in 1968, Lambda Alpha national anthropology honor society both acknowledges and rewards academic excellence, supporting scholarship and research by acknowledging and honoring superior achievement in the discipline among students engaged in the study of […]

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Posted on 04/26/2020

Sue-Yeon Ryu Awarded Anthropology Engagement Award

Sue-Yeon Ryu in Miami, FL, during her 2019 winter break.Ohio University junior Sue-Yeon Ryu was awarded the Anthropology Engagement Award by the Sociology & Anthropology Department. Ryu is majoring in Anthropology in the Honors Tutorial College. She also added a major in Economics. “Since joining HTC anthropology, Sue has been an active student within the program and beyond,” says Dr. […]

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Posted on 04/26/2020