May 11, 2022
March 29, 2022
March 23, 2022
"Afghanistan Then and Now: A Conversation with Former Afghan President Ashraf Ghani," scheduled for Thursday, March 31 at 2 p.m. ET.
March 21, 2022
March 17, 2022
The Anthropology Department wants to congratulate Sabrina Agawarl for receiving UC Berkeley's Distinguished Teaching Award. The Distinguished Teaching Award is UC Berkeley's highest honor for teaching.
February 18, 2022
January 24, 2022
Leiden University has announced the intent to confer an honorary doctorate on Professor of Anthropology Rosemary Joyce. The degree will be awarded on February 8, 2022 at the university's Dies Natalis, the celebration of its 447th year since it was founded in 1575 as the first university in that country.
January 13, 2022
In this episode of the Matrix podcast, Julia Sizek interviews Clare Ibarra, a PhD candidate in history, and Naomi Shoenfeld, a public health nurse practitioner and recent PhD from the joint UC San Francisco/UC Berkeley medical anthropology program. Both Ibarra and Shoenfeld study the history and present of socialist science and medicine in Cuba.
November 29, 2021
November 4, 2021
UC Berkeley Anthropology PhD Graduate and Rice University Assistant Professor, Dr. Victoria Massie, was featured at Social Science Matrix on their podcast "Genetic Ancestry Testing and Reconnection: An Interview with Dr.
October 27, 2021
A special issue of the journal Public Anthropology focuses on the important contributions of our own Laura Nader. The volume titled "Ethnography, Politics, Commitment: Engaging with the Work of Laura Nader" and is available on the Public Anthropologist website:
September 21, 2021
The Berkeley Disability Lab was featured in an article by Diverse Education! Check out the article here: https://www.diverseeducation.com/demographics/disabilties/article/15114662/centering-accessibility-for-disabled-community
September 10, 2021
UC Berkeley Anthropology PhD Candidate Juliana Friend was recently featured on the Social Science Matrix Podcast!
UC Berkeley Anthropology PhD Candidate Valerie Black was recently featured on the Social Science Matrix Podcast!
September 7, 2021
We are extremely honored to announce the Sam Dubal Fellowship in Critical Cultural and Medical Anthropology in memory of Sam Dubal, his legacy, and his commitment to anthropology and medicine.
August 24, 2021
"Zombie Infrastructure: A legal geography of railroad monstrosity in the California desert" was recently published by Anthro PhD Candidate Julia Sizek on Environment and Planning D: Society and Space.
You can read Julia's article of "Zombie Infrastructure" here: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/02637758211023504.
Big congrats, Julia!
July 14, 2021
Professor Ruth E. Tringham (Department of Anthropology) has just been recognized by the Royal Anthropological Society of Great Britain and Ireland as the recipient of the 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award. This is an annual award to recognize an anthropologist for their "fundamental, sustained and outstanding contribution to the discipline of anthropology over the course of their career".The RAI is the oldest professional societyfor anthropology, founded in 1871.
June 14, 2021
UC Berkeley Anthropology Professor, and Director of the Archaeological Research Facility, Christine Hastorf is being celebrated by the Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Research.
May 17, 2021
We wish to celebrate May N. Diaz's 100th Birthday
April 29, 2021
On Wed, April 28th, 2021, UC Berkeley Anthropology Professor Kent Lightfoot was awarded the David A. Fredrickson Lifetime Achievement Award of the Society for California Archaeology. Professor Lightfoot has been carrying out pioneering archaeological research in California since joining the Berkeley Anthropology faculty in 1987. Dr. Lightfoot’s research has emphasized the collaboration of working with Native Americans in the greater San Francisco Bay Area to bring the past to light, and to make it relevant to today’s indigenous populations and archaeologists.
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