Savage Minds, the blog

Savage Minds is a “group blog devoted to ‘doing anthropology in public’ — providing well-written relevant discussion of sociocultural anthropology that everyone will find accessible. Our authors range from graduate students to tenured professors to anthropologists working outside the academy” (from the About section of the blog).

They have a lot of interesting posts (in the category Anthropologies) debating the issue of students debt in the US (a theme which is getting meaning well outside the US borders) and the future of public university in general, from a number of perspectives: individual and collective experiences of studying on debt, debates about upward mobility and its rhetoric, thought ons making a PhD without funding.

They also have a very good category about open access, where issues such as copyright law in scholarly communication, the public role of science, open access in monographs are debated. They also update about open published stuff in anthropology.

(Simone Tulumello)

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About Simone Tulumello

Post-doc researcher in Planning and Geography at ULisboa, Institute of Social Sciences. Keen in cities, (Italian) politics, photography, electronic music, and food. Lover of cities, especially Palermo and Lisbon, in a complicated relationship with Memphis TN.
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