News

March 12, 2018

February 7, 2018

At the 7th Biennial Graduate Research Conference at the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA, Lucy Gill, a second year UCB anthropology graduate student, received the  "Best of the Conference" award  for her paper, "Centering Borderlands: Mobility and Multiculturalism in Prehispanic Central America."

January 29, 2018

EH&S and Department Safety Coordinators have awarded the skeletal biology lab, run by Prof. Sabrina Agarwal, a UC Berkeley Excellence in Laboratory Safety Award in the Small Field Sciences category.

Berkeley News, The Daily Californian

Dr. Margaret Conkeyreceived the Royal Anthropological Institute’s 2017 Thomas J. Huxley Memorial Medal for her pioneering exploration of feminist perspectives and gender issues in archaeology as well as new interpretations of European cave paintings from the Paleolithic era.

Read the Berkeley News Article Here

January 10, 2018

Professor Ong's brilliant book Fungible Life is discussed in an extensive blog post on Inside Higher Ed on deep internalization and infrastructure.

Click here to read the post.

January 7, 2018

Date/Time: 
Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 18:30

Nancy Scheper-Hughes is a professor of medical anthropology in the Department of Anthropology at UC Berkeley, and director of Organs Watch. She advises the World Health Organization, the European Union and the United Nations.

December 5, 2017

Professors Charles L. Briggs and Clara Mantini-Briggs have won the 2017 New Millennium Award, the Society for Medical Anthropology's major book prize, for the book they jointly authored, Tell Me Why My Children Died: Rabies, Indigenous Knowledge, and Communicative Justice.

December 2, 2017

November 2, 2017

May 15, 2017

UC Berkeley Senior Reflection: Chioma A.

Graduating senior and Los Angeles native Chioma talks about her time at Berkeley, her favorite professors and offers advice to new students.

What is your major, and why did you choose it?

May 2, 2017

April 6, 2017

Date/Time:  Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 12:30

Professor James Holston has been named a recipient of the Chancellor's Award for Public Service for his collaborative project with the City of Vallejo--AppCivist.

An excerpt of AppCivist from their project's website (linked below):

March 9, 2017

Date/Time: Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 11:30

February 10, 2017

Date/Time:  Friday, February 10, 2017 - 14:30

Quoted from the City of Vallejo's Press Release:
 

January 11, 2017

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November 18, 2016

Date/Time: Friday, November 18, 2016 - 14:00

Nancy Scheper-Hughes was awarded Tikkun Magazine's award for Radical Medical Anthropology this year on their 20th anniversary celebration this past Sunday, November 13th. The talk is titled "Radical Hope Despite Present Difficulties." You can read her talk on Tikkun's website at the link below.