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The lack of health infrastructure likely will influence how the vaccine is received by communities, noted AAA member Juliet Bedford, director of Anthrologica, a U.K.-based research organization that specializes in applied anthropology in global health. http://ow.ly/O0LG30k8XbN
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Anthropologists all over the world are working to understand the implications of climate change and develop concrete solutions to one of the most pressing issues of our time. Learn more on the AAA website: http://ow.ly/MJ3130jr3e0

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"Adulting reflects the fundamental incoherence that greets young people as they make sense of how to reach social maturity in today’s world." http://ow.ly/8CCy30jmGoU

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Adulting reflects the fundamental incoherence that greets young people as they make sense of how to reach social maturity in today’s world. http://ow.ly/SZCe30jlcsv

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"What do marches do? They make visible the imagined community. They pull at our guts, our responses from millions of years of evolution for face-to-face cooperation for survival." Read more in this opinion piece by Alice Kehoe on the AAA blog: http://ow.ly/7Umz30jcyEw

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There’s little hope of building a bipartisan response to the growing epidemic of gun violence if we refuse to acknowledge it. To truly understand gun violence in America, we need to lift restrictions that prevent the CDC from studying the topic, and authorize a comprehensive reporting system so that we better understand its prevalence, its causes, and its remedies. http://ow.ly/NgE030iyrpl

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The call for papers for the 2018 AAA Annual Meeting is officially open! Submit your proposal before 3 pm Eastern on April 16. http://ow.ly/oHfv30ix8iH

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"Nothing keeps it real like a child merrily swinging around a sharp knife as adults go about their business. That’s cause for alarm in Western households. But in many foraging communities, children play with knives and even machetes with their parents’ blessing, says anthropologist David Lancy of Utah State University in Logan." Read more from AAA members David Lancy, Adam Boyette, and Sheina Lew-Levy in this piece from Science News: http://ow.ly/9wn930igqXZ

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The AAA stands ready to help ensure that more than a century of engaged scholarship about the history of migration and the lived experiences of migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers is part of a larger conversation on policy reform. http://ow.ly/Ih5w30i9kez

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"When the now former National Football League (NFL) quarterback Colin Kaepernick knelt for the national anthem in a preseason game in the summer of 2016, he set off far reaching political waves. He empowered other players to follow suit and provoked the sitting United States president to lash out at kneeling players. But Kaepernick also challenged all us to reconsider the role our most powerful professional sport plays in our politics and in the politics of our workplaces." http://ow.ly/pSe530hX3Hc
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