As anyone who has hiked in the mountains can tell you, different paths can lead to the same destination. As anyone who has gotten lost in the mountains can attest, trails that seem to be leading in the same direction don’t always end up in the same place. Anthropology everywhere is at a crossroads. This forum can serve as a guide to what’s to come.Visit Forum
The Future of Anthropological Research: Ethics, Questions, and Methods in the Age of COVID-19: Part 2Welcome back to our series on the future of anthropology. For the second session, we spoke with biological anthropologists and archaeologists from different countries and traditions. In the following posts, they reflect on the current moment and what it means for the future of the field.Visit Forum
The Future of Anthropological Research: Ethics, Questions, and Methods in the Age of COVID-19: Part 1Anthropology, as a discipline, is not going to escape the pandemic unscathed. Never has the discipline seen such a sudden transformation in the conditions that make our research possible. The kinds of field methods for which we’re famous have become largely impossible.Visit Forum
Wenner-Gren Forums feature curated essays on the future of anthropology.