The Banking Sector

BBC Business Daily dedicated its 29th of December program to “The Banking tribe:” Anthropologists spend decades studying the culture and rituals of obscure tribes in Africa and the Amazon but Dutch anthropologist Joris Luyendik tells Justin Rowlatt why he’s decided to study bankers instead. Press here or here to stream to program online, or alternatively press here to […]

Anarchy in the UK?

Sean Carey writes at about the attribution of the UK Riots to “outsiders:” But how true is the “outsider” hypothesis in accounting for riots? In the UK in the early 1980s, people often thought that “outsiders” were responsible for disorders simply because a large crowd would gather when there was an incident which then […]

A Royal Zombie Wedding

Two British Anthropologist were arrested for planning an anti-monarchist “Zombie Wedding”  in downtown London. Michael Balter from Science Magazine reports: Yesterday evening, while Prince William and Kate Middleton (now the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge) were making last minute preparations for their royal wedding, two well-known anthropologists were arrested for helping to plan a “Zombie […]