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Sarasij Majumder

Sarasij Majumder

I am a Cultural Anthropologist. I study politics around land, land acquisition and development in West Bengal, India. Based on my ethnographic research I engage with social theories of economic development and value. My research looks at the significance of land in the moral world of the villagers.

Sarasij Majumder

Sarasij Majumder

I am a Cultural Anthropologist. I study politics around land, land acquisition and development in West Bengal, India. Based on my ethnographic research I engage with social theories of economic development and value. My research looks at the significance of land in the moral world of the villagers.

Phuc Anh Nguyen

Phuc Anh Nguyen

NGUYEN Phuc Anh is lecturer at Vietnam National University. He currently studies for a PhD in anthropology at Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan. His current research interests include anthropology of nationalism, politics of identity, governmentality and neoliberalism in Vietnam.

Joseph A. Evans

Joseph A. Evans

I'm a technoarchaeologist, a type of anthropologist who researches new technologies in other "sectors" that focus on non-destructive/invasive, and non-contact solutions to challenges facing people. I explore resources that increase digital preservation, representation, interpretation, and connection

Nell Haynes

Nell Haynes

I am a cultural anthropologist working in Chile and Bolivia. I am interested in visual representation, gender, and ethnicity. My dissertation focused on the cholitas luchadoras of La Paz, and currently I'm working on a project on new media in Northern Chile.

Ilana Gershon

Ilana Gershon

I study how people use new media to accomplish their everyday tasks. I have written a lot about how people use new media to breakup with each other. I am now studying the role new media plays when people are trying to get hired (or hire people) and when people are fired.

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