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May 8, 2017
Examining how humans live in, and understand, their environment, the course will introduce anthropological approaches to ecological and environmental issues.  A particular attention will be devoted to: Issues of environmental justice, including those studied in the field of development and... Read more
Aniket Aga
May 6, 2017
Congratulations to Aniket Aga (PhD, Anthropology, 2016), whose dissertation titled ‘Genetically Modified Democracy: The Science and Politics of Transgenic Agriculture in Contemporary India’ has been selected for the 2016 Sardar Patel Best Dissertation Award. Established in 1999, the Sardar Patel... Read more
May 2, 2017
Abstract: The Malian Lakes Region of West Africa has long been overlooked in favour of better known basins of the Niger River. New archaeological survey of this region, however, shows a history far more complex than had previously been thought, with settlement mounds and multiple phases of... Read more
April 29, 2017
Abstract Genetic analyses are well suited to address many research questions in the study of wild populations, yet species of interest often have distributions that are geographically distant from molecular laboratories, necessitating potentially lengthy transport of biological specimens.... Read more
April 29, 2017
Congratulations to Dr. Karine Gagné, Banting Fellow and Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Anthropology, Yale University who is completing her two years at Yale and returning Canada, her home, to take up a position as Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Guelph... Read more
April 27, 2017
Congratulations to Myles Lennon, a third-year student in the combined PhD program in Anthropology and Forestry & Environmental Studies, who has received an Individual Research Grant from the Wenner-Gren Foundation to support his dissertation field work on a project entitled “Subjects of the Sun... Read more

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