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ANTHROPOLOGY

WHY UD ANTHROPOLOGY?​

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Nobel laureates lauded

UD researchers, scholars explain this year’s prize-winning work
 

Global Viruses / Global Virality

Explore the effects of viruses and virality around the globe from historical, cultural, and political perspectives.
 

Ukrainian Refugee Situation Not Just a Crisis

Flood of refugees fleeing Russian invasion part of broader pattern of displacement, says UD’s Georgina Ramsay
 
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2021-2022 Annual Theme: ​Research and Response to COVID-19

Anthropological research is essent​​ial for designing and implementing disease prevention strategies, strengthening health care systems, and promoting well-being in diverse contexts. Right now, anthropologists are researching the diverse social impacts and responses to the COVID-19 pandemic around the world, and exposing the ways that this public health crisis intersects with other forms of injustice.


2021-2022 Annual Theme

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Bordering: Centering the Marginalized

The borders we trace through human experience tell us about more than just boundaries. Through attention to borders we can better understand the relations of power and inequality that structure human experience. It is only through recognizing borders that we can hope to overcome them.

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