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Issue: 7: The Power and Limits of Numbers: An Ethnography of a Survey on Background Radiation and Health by Raminder Kaur
Everyday life and business as usual by Bob Jessop
The ASA was founded in 1946 to promote the study and teaching of social anthropology, to present the interests of social anthropology and to maintain its professional status. Its aim is to assist in any way possible in planning research, to collate and publish information on social anthropology and to function as a register of social anthropologists.
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|The ASA AGM took place 15th March in London. Read the draft minutes.|
Read more about the latest ASA network on it's new subsite: LATAN: Learning and Teaching in Anthropology Network
Since the UK is hosting the IUAES World Congress for the first time since 1934 in August 2013, with ASA as one of its principal sponsors, the Association has decided to postpone its decennial congress, to be held in Edinburgh, until 2014, so as to maximise the British contribution to this global event. ASA itself will sponsor a series of panels and public lecture at the world congress.
|Call for a collective response by anthropology academics to the Government's proposed cuts of teaching grant and education maintenance allowance as well as to the planned massive rise in tuition fees. Read more.|
|Read the double issue of Anthropology Matters: Vol 13, No 1 (2011): Knowledge Transfer: Exchanging Knowledge with the Field.|
|Buy recent ASA monographs|
|The ASA is a member of the World Council of Anthropological Associations|