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Duschinski Responds to Current Human Rights Crisis: ‘International Community Must Intervene on Kashmir”

Haley Duschinsk, portraitDr. Haley Duschinski recently co-authored a column in Open Democracy titled “The International Community Must Intervene on Kashmir: Kashmiris Need Self-Determination, Not Military Occupation.” Duschinski is Associate Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Center for Law, Justice & Culture at Ohio University. The article addresses the current military siege […]

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Posted on 08/15/2019

Rosen Publishes Article on Literary Ethnography in a Postsocialist City

Dr. Matt Rosen, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Ohio University, authored an article on “Reading Nearby: Literary Ethnography in a Postsocialist City” in the journal Anthropology and Humanism. Summary: The solitary reader, sitting quietly surrounded by her thoughts, is a powerful image. But reading is also a deeply social practice. […]

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Posted on 07/05/2019

Musaraj Receives Baker Award for Book on Ponzi Schemes in Albania

Dr. Smoki Musaraj smiling with arms crossed and brick building behind herFrom Compass Tales from Albarado: Pyramid Firms and Ponzi Logics of Accumulation in Postsocialist Albania Dr. Smoki Musaraj, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, was awarded $11,271 from the Baker Fund to complete her book, “Tales from Albarado: Ponzi Logics of Accumulation in Postsocialist Albania.” The book is a historical analysis of […]

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Posted on 06/10/2019

Spectrum Interviews Duschinski on Human Rights in Kashmir

WOUB Spectrum logo in vivid rainbowWOUB Digital’s Spectrum interviewed Dr. Haley Duschinski, Associate Professor of Anthropology, in a story headlined “Kashmir is a Pivotal Area of South Asia & its History & People are Complex.” Over the past decades, Kashmir has been a battleground for skirmishes and armed conflict between the two nuclear powers of […]

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Posted on 04/22/2019

Fall 2019 | Law, Justice & Culture Undergraduate Courses Address Today’s Headlines

Seventeen courses are offered in Fall 2019 for the Law, Justice & Culture Certificate, many of them addressing topics from today’s headlines. The following list includes courses being offered that are either required courses or elective courses in the Law, Justice & Culture Certificate. The certificate is offered by the […]

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Posted on 03/24/2019

Tatarek Presents on Women’s Health and Mortality in Ohio’s Coal Mine Towns

Dr. Nancy Tatarek in her officeBy Aissatou Boye ’20 Dr. Nancy Tatarek, Associate Professor of Anthropology, presented a paper on “Nevertheless She Persisted: Women’s Health, Mortality and Lifecourse in Ohio’s Coal Mine Towns 1867-1950,” at the Social Science History Association conference in Phoenix in November. The theme for this year’s conference was “Histories of Disadvantage: […]

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Posted on 02/12/2019

OHIO Mock Trial to Compete in Cincinnati Regional Competition in February

The Ohio University Mock Trial Team will send two teams to compete in a regional tournament in Cincinnati in February. The teams will compete at Xavier University on Feb. 9-10 for the American Mock Trial Association regional competition against universities such as Miami University, University of Dayton, Michigan State, Indiana […]

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Posted on 01/31/2019

Annable, Egan Among Those Selected for Capital Internship Program in D.C.

Max Annable at West Point Academy, overlooking a river in the backgroundFrom Compass Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis announced the inaugural cohort of Ohio University’s Capital Internship Program. See the Athens News story headlined “OU’s new D.C. internship program focuses on public service” for a look at the interns’ start in D.C.—on day 32 of the partial government shutdown. This […]

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Posted on 01/04/2019

Career Week | Sociology & Anthropology Alumni & Student Gathering, Jan. 31

Career & Networking Week for College of Arts & Sciences students, Jan. 29 to Feb. 2, 2019, www.ohio.edu/cas/networkingSociology and Anthropology alumni and students are invited to a gathering prior on Thursday, Jan. 31, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in Baker 235. This event is part of the College of Arts and Sciences Career and Networking Week, and it precedes the Alumni-Student Networking Reception. Alumni that are expected […]

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Posted on 01/01/2019

Rosen and Thankachan Present on ‘BYOD in Indian Classrooms’

A teacher using his phone in class.By Richard Morris, ’20 Dr. Matthew Rosen and Dr. Briju Thankachan presented  “Informal Practices and Innovations in Teaching and Learning: BYOD in Indian Classrooms” at the 2018 Association for Educational Communications and Technology International Convention in Kansas City, Mo. Rosen, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Ohio University, and Thankachan, Director of […]

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Posted on 12/21/2018