Anthropological fieldwork has always been edupunk. Over a century ago, not content to sit in our armchairs and read about the world anymore, anthropology went out and found out.
Nuclear Payouts: Knowledge and Compensation in the Chernobyl Aftermath
*This is a special feature from the second, atomic themed print issue of Anthropology Now.* “Nothing happened” When the Chernobyl nuclear reactor exploded in the early morning of April 26, 1986, it blasted a radioactive plume as high as eight kilometers into the sky. In a failed attempt to suffocate the flames of the reactor’s […]