Social and Cultural Anthropology | Socioste
Anthropology is the legitimate examination of humankind, stressed over human direct, human science, and social requests, in both the present and past, including past human species. Social humanities mulls over instances of direct, while social human sciences thinks about social hugeness, including norms and characteristics. Semantic human sciences focuses how language impacts public action. Common or actual human sciences analyzes the natural improvement of individuals.
Visual human examinations, which is normally seen as a bit of social human examinations, can mean both ethnographic film (where photography, film, and new media are used for study) similarly as the examination of "visuals", including workmanship, visual pictures, film, etc Oxford Book lists depicts visual human examinations as "the anthropological examination of the visual and the visual examination of the anthropological" anthropology
Obsolete investigation, which ponders human development through assessment of real confirmation, is seen as a piece of human sciences in the US and Canada, while in Europe it is viewed as a request in its own advantage or collected under other related controls, for instance, history.
- A Line in the Sand
A site on cultural property from a Native American perspective. Cultural property includes not only land and other tangible property, but ideas, traditions, and other non-tangibles. Cultural property belongs to the cultural group, rather than to an individual. The site deals with issues of sovereignty, cultural and legal property, stereotypes and responses from the indigenous people. Created by David Cole, Jordan Dill Tara Prindle & Karen Strom.
- Aboriginal Studies Electronic Data Archive (ASEDA)
A catalogue of materials about Australian Indigenous languages held at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS). ASEDA has materials including dictionaries, grammers, teaching materials, and represents about 300 languages. You can find items by map region or language name.
- Abya Yala Net
Dedicated to providing information on the Indigenous peoples of Mexico, Central, and South America. It is a project of the South and Meso American Indian Rights Center (SAIIC) in collaboration with NativeWeb.
- Africa: Library & Information Resources - Stanford University Libraries, USA
Includes a great list of links from Africa South of the Sahara. You can find information ordered by countries/regions, browse in a list of many topics, and you can search the Africa pages. Current events can be disclosed by continent or country. And last but not least you will find an up-to-date list of discussion groups, dissertations and African educational programs. The site is prepared by Karen Fung fot the Electronic Technology Group, African Studies Association, USA.
- African-American Mosaic
A Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture, presented by the Library of Congress. It covers the nearly 500 years of the black experience in the Western hemisphere, the Mosaic surveys full range size, and variety of the Library's collections, including books, periodicals, prints, photographs, music, film, and recorded sound. The exhibit is a selection of text and graphics from the full publication and covers slavery, abolition, migrations and the beginning of the Works Project Administration in the 1930's.
- Alten, Kristin (Univ. of Manitoba, USA)
Psychological anthropology investigates the psychological conditions that encourage nedurance and change in social systems, whith the goal of better understanding the relationship between culture and the individual. Alten decribes the history of this subdiscipline of anthropology, analyses some recent developments, and provides a bibliography, a list of organizations and web links.
- American Anthropologist
A listing of the most recent issues, including abstracts.
- Ancient Mesoamerican Civilizations
Referenced essays, organized by civilization (Maya, Mixtec, Zapotec, and Aztec), on Mesoamerican writing systems, governments, and religions. Also includes a list of Mesoamerican Internet resources, and a brief bibliography. Editor: Kevin L. Callahan (University of Minnesota, USA).
- Anthropological Index Online (AIO)
Published by the Royal Anthropological Institute (RAI). An online blbliography of anthropology-related journals held in the Anthropology Library and Research Centre at the British Museum in London (Museum of Mankind). Users are can search for RAI films online via keywords, directors or area of coverage.
A Hungarian language anthropological web portal, offering news, conferences, articles, forums, mailing-list, galleries, interviews etc.
A search engine that queries a large database of reviewed anthropological sites. The site also provides an item table of contents to selected topics that offer recommended readings and listings of annotated sites. It goes far beyond bones & stones.
- Anthropology of Gender
Presented by: Discover Anthropology.
- Anthropology in the News
Links to news stories published on the web by CNN, New York Times (NYT), USA Today (USA), MS-NBC, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (FWST), San Francisco Mercury (SFM), Archaeology, Scientific American (SciAm), American Scientist (AmSci), National Geographic (NGS), university press releases and other sources. The links are organized by subject: archaeology, bioanthropology, cultural anthropology, folklore, and linguistics.
A resource centre that provides anthropologists and layman with up to date events and research resources in cultural and social anthropology. It contains anthropological resources and research on Aboriginal Australia, including a database on tribes, nations and languages; book reviews, conferences, on-line bibliographic database, kinship project in the Western Desert and more. Editor: Lauren Dousset (Dept. of Anthropology, University of Western Australia).
Bringing them Home
Report of the National Inquiry into the Separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children from Their Families. It tells the story of the removal of Aboriginal children from their families throughout this century. It's a tribute to the strength and struggles of many thousands of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people affected by forcible removal.
- California Missions Scholars
The California Mission Studies Association is a multi-disciplinary non-profit group devoted to the study and preservation of the 21 California Spanish missions. The site offers an Annotated Links, a sampling of full text articles from the CMSA Newsletter archives, book reviews, bibliographies, and an illuistrated glossary.
- Center for African Studies - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
The site provides information and news on African countries, including their art and culture.
- Center for Africana Studies
Information on African Studies at the University of Pennsylvania (USA). Provides an annotated list of Africa links, information on the African Studies Association, Black/African Resources, an Africa dissertation workshop, a bulletin board and books on Africa.
- Center for Armenian Research - University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA.
- Centre for Social Anthropology and Computing (CSAC) - Ethnographics Gallery
Provides resources for anthropologists, and a toolkit of software.
- Centre d'Études et de Recherches Comparatives en Ethnologie (CERCE)
- Cherokee Heritage
Information about the heritage of the Cherokee and other Native American Indians.
- CSAC's Ethnographics Gallery
Presented by The Centre for Social Anthropology and Computing, Univ. of Kent at Canterburry (UK).
- Ethnographic Studies Resources
The American Folklife Center presents a collection of resources in anthropology, ethnomusicology, folklore, and folklife.=
- Exploring Ancient World Cultures
Annotated links to onine resources on the Near East, India, Egypt, China, Greece, the Roman Empire, the Islamic World, and Medieval Europe. It includes a list of print and film resources, a collection of maps and images, and a chronology.
- Human Relations Area Files (HRAF)
In the 1930s, behavioral scientists at Yale's Institute of Human Relations started to develop a classification of cultural information by subject, providing quick access to research materials. HRAF grew out of these efforts. Today, HRAF is committed to developing dynamic, fully-indexed electronic collections on the WWW. The HRAF Collection of Ethnography now contains nearly one million pages of information on the cultures of the world, past and present.
- Human Origins Project
A joint initiative of the National Geographic Society and the Turkana Basin Institute. It utilizes cutting-edge technology to become the largest and most informative multilingual resource available on the subject of human evolution. The Koobi Fora region in northern Kenya’s Turkana Basin has yielded a wealth of fossil material that has revealed much information about human history and origins. Some 16,000 fossils, including 350 hominid specimens, have been collected from the basin. The findings help scientists understand hominid behavior like tool use, piece together basic hominid lineages, and understand hominid diversity.
American Indian Tribes, Educational Institutions, and Non-Profit Organizations.
- Institut für Ethnologie - Univ. of Hamburg, Germany.
- Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Oxford
Information on post graduate study and research; abstracts of theses of anthropological research, and links to other anthropological sites. Editor: Marcus Banks.
- Lange, Michiel de 
Dunia Digit@al - Internet en moderniteit in Indonesië
A masters thesis that explores the way the internet and the information society are thought of as the new modernising forces in contemporary Indonesia. Although it is written in Dutch, there is a short summary in English.
- Lee, Garry Yia
A Hmong anthropologist
An exploration of the culture and history of the Hmong from Laos. The Hmong have been and continue to be a contentious force in Lao politics, though little information has been available since the establishment of the Lao People's Democratic Republic. Garry is also editor of the Lao Studies Review which publishes research and opinion articles on Laos and the Lao international community, including Hmong and other minorities. See for other contributions the Hmong Home Page
- Linkages Project, The
An effort to assemble a large database of kinship datasets and genealogies from around the world, as recorded by anthropologists. This database, along with its programs for visualization and analysis, has led to new insights into the nature and organization of kinship, and human social processes in general. School of Social Sciences, Univ. of California, Irvine, USA.
- Lévi-Strauss, Claude
The alliance theory is one of Lévi-Strauss' major contributions to kinship studies and general ethnology.
An index of mask images, mask makers, masquerade troupes, and relevant resources from around the world. This very comprehensive site covers a large range of ethnology, anthropology, and art history mask-related information that can be browsed by clickable map, by name of geographical region, or by name of culture. Editor: Frederic Schuler.
- Maya Civilization - Past and Present.
A menu of Mayapages organized by topics: culture, language, numbers, maps, and links to over 100 Mayan websites.
- Mayan Epigraphic Database Project (MED)
An experiment in networked scholarship with the purpose of enhancing Classic Mayan epigraphic research. MED consists of a static database of glyph images and their associated phonetic values, according to the consensus among various American Mayanists. Provides (the beginning of) an archive of digitally transcribed Mayan texts. In the future MED will contain a relational database of glyphs and texts, as well as iconographic and linguistic data in a multimedia format.
- National Anthropological Archives (NAA)
The NAA collects and preserves historical and contemporary anthropological materials that document the world’s cultures and the history of the discipline. The site contains online exhibits and guides to the collections (such as the Guide to the Human Studies Film Archives and the Guide to Preserving Anthropological Records).
- Native American Sites
A collection of pages on individual Native Americans and Nations and especially on American Indians. Editor: Lisa Mitten (University of Pittsburgh, USA).
- Native Net
Promotes dialogue and understanding regarding indigenous peoples of all parts of the world. It provides a well structured set of resources and archives and maintains a list of references to relevant information.
- Native Web
A cyber-place for Earth’s indigenous peoples. Contains subject categories, geographic regions, nations/people, languages, education, law & legal issues, literature, newsletters & journals, organizations, bibliographies, historical material and more.
Romani (Gypsy) culture and history. Includes a very useful page on Roma-related links. Editor: M. Courbet (Paris, France).
- People and Culture of Africa
African culture is incredibly diverse. Every African country is a mix of tribes each with their own unique language, culture and rituals. Here you will find links and articles covering arts, crafts, languages, tribes, religions, food and more.
- Perey, Arnold 
Teaching Indian culture in the US
Anthropologist and educator Arnold Perey asks: How is it possible for people of different backgrounds to see one another with respect and not with contempt?
Royal Anthropological Institute (RAI) - UK
Schwimmer, Brian (Univ. of Manitoba, Canada)
Kinship and Social Organization
An interactive tutorial. Kinship fundamentals, systems of descent, kinship terminology, marriage systems, residence ruses and ethnographic examples.
- Theory in sociocultural Anthropology
A website on theory in sociocultural anthropology. It is organized in three parts: (1) Essays concerning the history of anthropology and its various subdisciplines; (2) An overview about the evolution of that science over the last 30 years, based on the the major journals; (3) Biographical scetches of major theorists. Created by Richard Wilk and students of University of Indiana have created.
- Tracing Your Roots
Resources on genealogy.
Universal Black Pages (UBP)
The main purpose of the UBP is to have a complete and comprehensive listing of African diaspora related Web pages at a central site. It wants to serve as a means of networking people with interests in the African diaspora; to offer a more global perspective of the African diaspora - peoples and cultures; to be used as an educational resource by students and teachers in high schools and colleges. The database is searchable and browsable.
- What is Anthropology? - Department of Anthropology, Univ. of Louisville, USA
- Women's History: Islamic World - About.com
- Worldwide Email Directory of Anthropologists (WEDA)
A volunteer project established to aid in communication between scholars of anthropology from around the world. Anthropology is taken in its widest sense, and includes scholars in the physical and social sciences, as well as the humanities.
Anthropology of CyberSpace
An initiative to broaden professional electronic communication amongst anthropologists.
A website dedicated to the anthropological investigation of cyberspace. It includes virtual seminars, an e-library, a course database, a calendar of activities, serious debates, comics, book reviews and more. Editor: Lev Weinstock.
An ethnographical blog by Alessandra Guigoni.
- Mizrach, Steve — CyberAnthropology
Anthropology of the Internet & related topics, including several original papers.
The study of humans in virtual communities and networked environments.
- The Ghost in the Machine: Haitian Voudoun and the Matrix
- The Hidden Center of the "Gutenberg Galaxy"
- Culture jamming: the information war of the 90s
- “Modern PrimitivesŠ: The Accelerating Collision of Past and Future in the Postmodern Era
- Separating hype from hooey about the so-called Information Superhighway
- Consent, American Style
- Lost in Cyberspace: A Cultural Geography of Cyberspace
-  Philip K. Dick: The First Cyberpunk UFOlogist?
- Talking ’Bout My Generation - Generation X
- Old Hackers, New Hackers: What’s the Difference?
- Sociolinguistics of Electronic Mail
- Religious and Political Visual Symbolism in the Elian Gonzalez Affair: A Visual-Anthropological Photo Essay
- ]1997] Techgnosis, Infomysticism, and the War against Entropy
- Technology and Transgression
-  Natives on the Electronic Frontier: Technology and Cultural Change on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation
- Montemurro, Marco 
Blogospheres Survey of Cyberanthropology on the Area of the Persian Gulf
- North, Tim 
Internet and Usenet Global Computer Networks
A cultural-anthropological investigation of their culture and its effects on new users. In the eyes of a cultural-anthropologist, the Internet looks like a kind of tribal society without a state.
- Uimonen, Paula
Cyberanthropology: The Global Expansion of the Internet
A research project on the social & cultural factors influencing the development of the Internet in developing countries. It focuses on the people who promote and influence the introduction & usage of the internet in different institutional contexts.
- Prehistory and Archaeology
- Ancient Mesoamerican Civilizations
Sites related to prehistory devided by subject matter. Editor: Paul Halsall
Service for jong archaeologists in Belgium, presented by an association that promotes public understanding of archaeology and encourages young people to participate in discovering and safeguarding our past's traces.
Daily historical and archaeological news resources. Archaeologica features up to data current news stories of archaeological and historical intetest.
Service for jong archaeologists in Belgium, presented by an association that promotes public understanding of archaeology and encourages young people to participate in discovering and safeguarding our past's traces.
A Dutch link page on archaeology.
- Archaeology - About Guide
Editor: K. Kris Hirst.
- Archaeology Guide - Anthro.Net
One of the best sites for archaeology that provides links to virtually every archaeology-related site. ArchNet is hosted and maintained by the staff at the Archaeological Research Intstitute at Arizona State University.
- Arctic Archaeology
A description of the Arctic environment and a hypertext culture history of the region.
- Dental Analysis in Archaeology
The teeth can show a lot about the history of a person or animal that is being studied because they portray a large number of pathological conditions that can give a background of the organism’s life.
- Callahan, Kevin L. (Univ. of Minnesota, USA)
Ancient Mesoamerican Civilizations
Introductions and resources on Mesoamerican writing systems, governments, religions, and calendars.
- Educational Guide for Archaeologists
- Erickson, Clark (Univ. of Pennsylvania, USA)
Applied Archaeology in the Bolivian Amazon
Information and links on Prehispanic Raised Field Agriculture and on the Prehispanic Earthworks of the Baures Region of the Bolivian Amazon.
- Field Archaeology
A forum for all fieldworkers and dirt lovers.
- Institute of Prehistory - Adam Mickiewicz University
Archaeology in Poland.
- Journal of Intercultural and Interdisciplinary Archaeology (JIIA)
- Minnesota Society of the Archaeological Institute of America (MN-AIA)
- Stichting voor de Nederlandse Archeologie (SNA)
Association for the Dutch Archaeology.
Professional Associations in Anthropology and Archaeology
- African Studies in Europe (AEGIS)
- Alaska Anthropological Association
- American Anthropological Association (AAA)
- American Folklore Society (AFS)
- Anabaptist Sociology and Anthropology Association (ASAA)
- Anthropological Association of Greece (AEE)
- Anthropological Association of Ireland (AAI)
- Anthropological Society of Nippon
Includes the official journal Anthropological Science
- Anthropology Southern Africa (ASA)
- Asociación Latinoamericana de Antropología (ALA)
- Associação Brasileira de Antropologia (ABA)
- Associação Portuguesa de Antropologia (APA)
- Association d'Anthropologie Méditerranénne (ADAM)
- Association Française des Anthropologues (AFA)
- Association Internationale de Papyrologie (AIP)
- Association of Social Anthropologists of the UK and Commonwealth (ASA)
- Association of Social Anthropologists of Aotearoa / New Zealand (ASAA/NZ)
- Associazione Antropologica Italiana (AAI)
- Associazione Internationale di Archeologia Classica (AIAC)
- Australian Anthropological Society (AAS)
- British Columbia Association of Professional Consulting Archaeologists (BCAPCA)
- Canadian Anthropology Society (CASCA)
- Canadian Archaeological Association (CAA)
- Colegio de Etnólogos y Antropólogos Sociales AC, Mexico (CEAS)
- Croatian Anthropological Society
- Dansk Etnografisk Forening
- Deutsche Gesellschaft für Völkerkunde (DGV)
- European Association of Archaeologists (EAA)
- European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA)
- Federación de Asociaciones de Antropología del Estado Español (FAAEE)
- Finnish Anthropological Society
- Folklore Society - Warburg Institute, UK
Publishes the peer-reviewed journal Folklore [table of contents].
- Indian Anthropological Society (IAA)
- Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association (IPPA)
- International Association for Southeast European Anthropology (InASEA)
An interdisciplinary organisation of scholars studying present and past social and cultural processes manifest in the practices and beliefs of the people of south-eastern Europe.
- International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES)
- Institute of Field Archaeologists (IFA)
The professional organization for archaeologists in the United Kingdom.
- Israeli Anthropological Association
- Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology (JASCA)
- Malta Anthropology Society
- Mannfræðifélag Íslands
- Masaryk Czech Sociological Association, Section of Social Anthropology (MCSS)
- Midwest Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology Association (BARFAA)
The topical focus of BARFAA is the excavation, curation, and analysis of human skeletal remains.
- Moving Anthropolgy Student Network (MASN)
- Moving Anthropology Student Network - Poland
- Moving Anthropology Student Network - Austria
- National Association of State Archaeologists (NASA)
Provides a directory of State Archaeologists for the United States and its possessions.
- Nederlandse Vereniging van Archeologen (NVvA)
The Nederlands Association of Archaeologists.
- New England Antiquities Research Association (NEARA)
Dedicated a better understanding of our historic and prehistoric past through the study and preservation of New England's stone sites in their cultural context.
- New York State Archaeological Association (NYSAA)
- New Zealand Archaeological Association (NZAA)
- Northeastern Anthropological Association (NEAA)
- Pacific Northwest Archaeologists Society (PNWAS)
- Pan African Anthropological Association (PAAA)
- Polish Ethnological Society /Towarzystwo Ludoznawcze
- Royal Anthropological Institute (RAI) - Great Britain & Ireland
Committees: Anthropology of Art | Anthropology & Environment | Anthropology & Language | Ethnomusicology | Forensic Anthropology | Medical Anthropology
- Russian Association of Anthropologists and Ethnologists (RAEE)
- Schweizerische Ethnologische Gesellschaft| Société Suisse d'Éthnologie (SEG | SSE)
- Slovene Anthropological Society
- Slovene Ethnological and Anthropological Association (KULA)
- Société des Africanistes
- Société d'ethnologie française (SEF)
- Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA)
- Society for the Anthropology of Europe (SAE)
Includes discussion list, announcements, resources, internet links and reviews.
- Society for American Archaeology (SAA)
- Society for Historical Archaology (SHA)
- Society for Industrial Archaeology (SIA)
- Svenska Sällskapet för Antropologi och Geografi (SSAG)
- Washington Association of Professional Anthropologists (WAPA)
- World Council of Anthropological Associations (WCAA)
Dedicated to friendly and scholarly discussion of anything pertaining to anthropology and its study. Founded in 1985 and based at the University at Buffalo, New York, USA.
- Anthropology of East Europe Review
A newsletter of the East European Anthropology Group (EEAG), an international network of anthropologists working in Central and Eastern Europe and in the Post-Soviet Regions of Europe and Asia. It receives financial and institutional support from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences of DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois.
- Anthropology - Tile.net
- Discussion Lists - Anthropology Resources on the Internet
H-Net network on medical anthropology and issues of local, national and international health importance.
H-Net network for the Society for the Anthropology of Europe (SAE).
- Lists / Discussion Groups - American Anthropological Association
Journals - Magazines
- American Indian Culture and Research Journal (AICRJ)
A refereerd research journal of American Indian Studies, released by the UCLA American Indian Studies Center Publications Unit.
- American Journal of Human Biology [table of contents & abstracts]
The official journal of the Human Biology Association. It is a bimonthly, peer-reviewd, international journal that publishes original research, theoretical articles and timely reviews, and brief communications in the interdisciplinary field of human biology.
- American Journal of Human Genetics (AJHG)
A journal that covers topics like evolutionary and population genetics, genome-wide association studies, the genetics of disease, and new approaches for analyzing sequencing data.
- American Journal of Physical Anthropology (AJPA) [table of contents & abstracts]
- Annual Review of Anthropology [table of conttents & abstracts]
The journal covers significant developments in the subfields of anthropology, including archaeology, biological anthropology, linguistics and communicative practices, regional studies and international anthropology, and sociocultural anthropology.
- Anthropoetics: The Journal of Generative Anthropology [full text]
Generative anthropology (GA) attempts to understand cultural phenomena in the simplest terms possible: all things human are traced back to their source in the hypothetical scene of origin in which human beings as sign-using creatures first emerged.
- Anthropological Forum [table of contents]
- Anthropological Science [table of contents]
The official journal of The Anthropological Society of Nippon.
- Anthropological Theory [tables of contents]
- Anthropologie et Sociétés [table of contents + abstracts]
Published by the department of anthropology of the University of Laval, Québec, Canada.
- Anthropology & Medicine [table of contents & first page]
- Anthropology and Humanism (AH)
The journal of the Society for Humanistic Anthropology, a section of the American Anthropological Association. AH publishes articles from anthropologists who concern themselves with the central question of the discipline: what it is to be human. The journal welcomes articles from scholars in other disciplines, in the humanities as well as in the sciences.
- Anthropology of Consciousness
A journal published by the Society for the Anthropology of Consciousness [SAC], a section of the American Anthropological Association. It’s an interdisciplinary organization concerned with cross-cultural, experimental, experiential, and theoretical approaches to the study of consciousness. The site contains a contents listing of the most recent issues with abstracts of articles.
- Anthropology Review Database (ARD) - University of Buffalo, USA.
Reviews of anthropological literature are housed in a dynamic database. ARD is published by a mixed international group of volunteers.
- Anthropology Today [table of contents]
- AnthroNotes [full text]
Published by the department of anthropology of the National Museum of Natural History (MNH)
- Archivio di Etnografia e Storia Sociale (AESS)
Italian journal of ethnography and social history.
- Bulletin of Information on Computing and Anthropology (BICA)
Articles on using computer technology in anthropological research. Presented by The Centre for Social Anthropology and Computing (University of Kent at Canterbury, UK).
- Collegium Antropologicum
The official journal of the Croation Anthropological Society.
- Cultural Anthropology [table of content & abstracts]
A review journal that focuses on issues of current interest in biological anthropology, paleoanthropology, archaeology, functional morphology, social biology, and bone biology as well as human biology, genetics, and ecology. It also publishes general news of relevant developments in the scientific, social, or political arenas. Actual information about new books, letters to the editor and listings of various conferences.
- Current Anthropology (CA)
International, interdisciplinary journal of anthropology. Editor: Richard G. Fox.
- Ethnomusicology Online (EOL)
A peer-reviewed multimedia Web journal.
- Evolutionary Anthropology [table of content & abstracts]
- Field Methods (FM) [table of contents]
An interdisciplinary, international journal of research on methods for collecting and analyzing data about human thought and human behavior outside the laboratory. Embracing both qualitative and quantitative methods of scientific and interpretive paradisms. Editor: H. Russel Bernard.
- High Plains Applied Anthropologist [table of content]
Journal of the High Plains Society for Applied Anthropology (HPSfAA).
- L’Homme - Revue française d’anthropologie [table of contents]
A quarterly founded in 1961 by Emile Benveniste, Pierre Gourou and Claude Lévi-Strauss. It is open to multiple currents and the evolution of anthropological research, in the broad sense of the term, in an interdisciplinary perspective. With an international readership, the journal publishes the works of French and foreign researchers. It combines theoretical texts and ethnographic studies, with the concern to approach the past like the present. Under the rubric «A Propos», it offers a space for debates and the exchange of ideas. The older issues of L'Homme are online on Persée.
- HOMO - Journal of Comparative Human Biology [Table of content & abstracts]
- Human Organization
Journal of the Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) [tables of content]
- Irish Journal of Anthropology (IJA) [full text]
The main publication of the Anthropological Association of Ireland (AAI). Editors: A. Jamie Saris and Steve Coleman.
- Journal of Anthropological Archaeology (JAA) [table of contents + abstracts]
An online version of the print journal of the same name. It is devoted to the development of theory and methodology for the systematic and rigorous understanding of the organization, operation and evolution of human societies.
- Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Stimulation (JASSS) [full text]
An inter-disciplinary journal for the exploration and understanding of social processes by means of computer simulation. Editor: Nigel Gilbert.
- Journal of Human Evolution [table of content & abstracts]
- Journal of Political Ecology (JPE) [full text]
An electronic journal published by the Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology at the University of Arizona. It is a peer-reviewed international journal that publishes articles and reviews in English, French, and Spanish.
- Journal of World Anthropology (JWA)
An electronic journal dedicated to scholarship in all fields of anthropology, and publishes articles on academic research, matters of theory and methodology, and the education of the public, as well as book, software and film reviews. Editor: Ezra B.W. Zubrow.
- Mankind Quarterly
A quarterly publication that allows writers and researchers to publish their findings and believes in the study of the human race as it relates to heredity, eugenics, race, intelligence and antropology. Some (very good) sample articles are free.
- Music & Anthropology (M&A) [full text]
Musical Anthropology of the Mediterranean and Beyond. A new online multimedia interactive journal, founded by the Study Group on "Anthropology of Music in Mediterranean Cultures" of the International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM). The journal is interdisciplinary and welcomes dialogue not only among the different fields of musical scholarship and the domains of social scientific scholarship, such as cultural and social anthropology, but also between music and psychology, folklore, feminist and gender studies. M&A; is hosted by the Dipartimento di Musica e Spettacolo (Università di Bologna), and supported by the Fondazione Olga e Ugo Levi, Venezia.
- Revue Ethnologie Française
- Terrain [table of contents]
A biannual journal of ethnology centred on Europe. Always based on case studies, it aspires to shed light on the most diverse aspects of contemporary European societies through its thematically oriented issues. Sometimes open to the most distant areas through its comparative approach, it is also open to other social and human sciences as well as to foreign researches. Terrain publishes French and overseas authors, ethnologists and anthropologists but also sociologists, historians or psychologists. Abundantly illustrated, it aims to be scientific in its content while remaining accessible to non-specialists thorugh its presentation and its writing.
- Visual Anthropology Review [table of contents]
Official publication of the Society for Visual Anthropology (SVA), a section of the American Anthropological Association.
- Royal Museum for Central Africa
Etnografisch Museum Antwerpen
The museum contains works of art and utility object from Africa, America and the South Sea area.
- Canadian Museum of Civilization
Extensive on-line materials on the ethnography, history, and archaeology of Canada.
- Agropolis Museum (MDH)
A science center dealing with topics such as food, nutrition, agriculture, with an historical approach on a worldwide scale. The site contains virtual exhibitions on de history of food and agriculture, on farmers and farming, and on the “Banquet de l’Humanité” that shows that each individual eats according to one’s income, food resources and cultural background.
- Ethnologisch Museum Berlin
- Musei Antropologici Italiani in Rete
A listing of ethnographic and anthropological museums in Italy.
- Afrika Museum (Berg en Dal)
Dedicated to the collection, study and exhibition of African art.
Rijksmuseum van Oudheden (National Museum of Antiquities)
The national museum of antiquities at Leiden concentrates on the civilizations of Ancient Egypt, the Near East, the Classical World and the early Netherlands.
Rijksmuseum Volkenkunde Leiden
The National Museum of Ethnology maintains a number of world-renowned collections, which are closely linked to that of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
A very large art collection from Africa, America, Indonesia, Oceania, Australia, Asia.
The Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography, Saint Petersburg. Information on collections, exhibitions, research and education.
- Albany Museum - Grahamstown
The Albany Museum is an affiliated research instittute of Rhodes University. Is has been collecting and curating ethnographic material since the late 1800's. The Historical Anthropology collection consists of about 8000 items (70% of the collection is southern African in origin). The collections is record of change over time in people's ways of life and material culture, and it is also a record of the development of anthropological and museum practice. The items collected reflect changes in perceptions about the people from whom artifacts were collected, as well as perceptions concerning the relative value of different types of material culture.
- Anthropological Museum - Zürich
An overview of human evolution from Australopithecus to modern man. The exhibition features early hominid findings in Switzerland as well as interactive touchscreens to explore the world of monkeys or the function of the cerebral cortex.
- American Museum of Natural History
The Department of Anthropology is dedicated to the study of human culture and biology. The museum's holdings in Asian Ethnology make up the finest collection in the Western hemisphere. The objects span a broad range of cultural diversity, from semi-sedentary agriculturalists in the rain forests of Malaysia, to Bedouin nomads, and to the peasants and poets, philosophers and statesman of India and China.
Anasazi Heritage Center - Bureau of Land Management
A museum of the Ancestral Puebloan (or Anasazi) culture and other native cultures in the Four Corners region. The museum features permanent exhibits on archaology, local history and Native American culture. It holds a research collection of over 3 million artifacts and documents from archaeological projects in Southwest Colorado.
Anthropology Museum at Northern Kentucky University
Collections focus on (1)the archaeology of Northern Kentucky and the middle Ohio Valley, (2) contemporary ethnological arts of Native Americans, and (3) comtemporary ethnological and folks arts of other peoples and cultures, especially those of Latin America, Africa, and New Guinea.
A Museum of Art, Photography and Antropology. The Arctic Circle wants to stimulate a greater interest in the peoples and environment of the Arctic and Subarctic region. In the Virtual Classroom you can explore the social and environmental impacts of industrial societies on the Circumpolar North. It demonstrates how history is made by the active involvement and struggles of human beings.
California African-American Museum (CAAM) - Los Angeles
Field Museum, The
Information on their anthropological and natural history collections and exhibits. In includes some great on-line exhibits.
Hudson Museum of Anthropology - University of Maine
Featured in the museum galleries are exhibits about the native cultures of the Pacific Northwest Coast, American Southwest, Northwestern Woodlands, and the Arctic, as well as those of Papua New Guinea, Panama, and Africa. It also houses collections of Prehispanic Mexican and Central American artifacts. For televisitors there are a few interesting virtual exhibits.
Maxwell Museum of Anthropology - University of New Mexico
Holds over 10 million individual items in its archaeological, ethnological, archival, photo and skeletal collections. The mission of the Maxwell encompasses the entire history of mankind and culture around the world. This is reflected in its two permanent exhibits. Ancesters shows 4 million years of human evolution, and People of the Southwest interprets 11,000 years of cultural history in the Southwest. There are several educational resources that may be used for nonprofit purposes. You can also browse through some of Maxwell's archaeological, ethnological and photo collections.
Museum of Anthropology - California State University, Chico
UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History - Los Angeles
Concentrates on past and present of Africa, Asia, Oceania, Native and Latin America.
- Royal Museum for Central Africa
Directories - Indices - Guides
- Academic Info: Anthropology
An annotated directory of internet resources, compiled by library specialist, Mike Madin (Seattle, USA).
- Anthropology Resources on the Net
A comprehensive index to web resources of interest to anthropologists. The page is hosted and maintained by Bernard Clist.
- Center for Anthropology and Science Communications (CASC)
Anthropological resources, a listing of anthropology departments and organizations.
- Subject Resources for Anthropology - Univ. of British Columbia Library, Canada
Lists major electronic research resources in anthropology and provides links to selected important web sites.
- WWW Virtual Library: Anthropology
A comprehensive listing of Internet resources relating to anthropology and archaeology. A good starting point for research projects, networking opportunities, and general informatie. The guide is available in English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.
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