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AES Business Meeting at the Chicago AAA Meetings

Please join us at AES's business meeting, Saturday, November 23 at 12:15 pm for a panel discussion on "Austerity, Resilience and the Politics of Poverty" (panelists Erica Bornstein, Phil Parnell, and Ida Susser) and to honor the winner of the Sharon Stephens Prize. See attached flyer and share widely!

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AES Panels at the Chicago Meetings

See complete listing of all our AES-sponsored panels at AES is pleased to sponsor five Invited Sessions: 

  • BEYOND THE HISTORIC TURN: TOWARD AN ANTHROPOLOGY OF HISTORY; organized by Charles Stewart (University College London) and Stephan Palmie' (University of Chicago)
  • ETHNOGRAPHY AND JOURNALISM: SHARED IDEALS, NEW FORMATS; cosponsored by Society for Urban, National and Transnational/Global Anthropology; organized by Anne Kirstine Hermann (University of Southern Denmark) and Hans Lucht (University of Copenhagen)
  • THE AWKWARD RELATIONSHIP REVISITED; cosponsored by Association for Feminist Anthropology; organized by Jessica A Johnson (University of Cambridge), Omotayo T Jolaosho (University of California, Merced) and Debarati Sen (Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw State University and Kennesaw State University)
  • ROBOPROCESSES; cosponsored by Association for Political and Legal Anthropology; organized by Hugh Gusterson (George Mason University) and Catherine Besteman (Colby College)
  • CHANCE ENCOUNTERS, VITAL CONJUNCTURES AND UNCOMMON DESTINATIONS: NEW APPROACHES TO MIGRATION RESEARCH IN A MOBILE WORLD; cosponsored by Society for Urban, National and Transnational/Global Anthropology; organized by Karen Fog Olwig (University of Copenhagen) and Karen Valentin (Aarhus University)


Register now! Spring 2014 AES Conference CFP: April 10-12 in Boston

Join AES and the Society for Visual Anthropology for our joint spring conference (to be held at Boston's Park Plaza Hotel), with the theme "In/visibility: Projects, Media, Politics." Registration is now open (deadline January 8).  Keynote speaker: Faye Ginsburg. Additional plenary presenters include: W J T Mitchell, John Jackson, Jr., Lucien Castaing-Taylor, Véréna Paravel, Anna Grimshaw, and Michael Herzfeld. For information on the theme and CFP, and to register, see


American Ethnologist:  Watch for Susan Bibler Coutin and Sally Merry's APLA/AES presidential address; Didier Fassin's reflections on boundaries between anthropology and fiction; a new book review essay series that combines attention to ethnography, fiction, and hybrid genres; and Karen Ho's commentary on Andrew Orta's November 2013 article and Orta's response--all in the February 2014 AE.


Elsie Clews Parsons Prize: Deadline Dec. 1

The AES Board invites individuals who are students in a graduate degree-granting program (including M.A. and Ph.D.) to submit stand-alone papers demonstrating outstanding ethnography for consideration for the Elsie Clews Parsons Prize. Deadline December 1.


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