Ep # 70 Familial Ties and Family Debts: Susan Ellison on Alternative Dispute Resolution in Bolivia

The Familiar Strange · Ep# 70 Familial Ties and Family Debts: Susan Ellison on Alternative Dispute Resolution in Bolivia This week we bring you an interview with Dr Susan Ellison from Wellesley College. In this interview, Familiar Stranger Alex asks about her experiences working in the city of El Alto and the neighbouring town of … Continue reading Ep # 70 Familial Ties and Family Debts: Susan Ellison on Alternative Dispute Resolution in Bolivia

Taking Stock in California: Inequity & Grief

Having meaningful conversations about systemic racism and social immobility can connect people as much as the act of absorbing someone else’s microcosm of grief and relating to it. Ideally, I think, the conversations should encompass both the macro issues and the micro everyday scenes: acknowledging the social values that might hinder social change and communicating the process of witnessing everyday pain that reminds us of our shared humanity.

Ep #69 An Anthropologist’s Guide to the US Elections: This Month on TFS

The Familiar Strange · Ep #69 An Anthropologist's Guide To The US Elections: This Month on TFS Hello and Welcome back to The Familiar Strange!  We are so happy to be back and we can’t wait to keep talking strange with you all!  We’re kicking off this new season with a panel with Familiar Strangers,  … Continue reading Ep #69 An Anthropologist’s Guide to the US Elections: This Month on TFS

Theory as reproduction: Reflections on the history of doing feminist anthropology in Australia Part 1 and 2

The Familiar Strange · Part 1:Theory as reproduction:reflections on the history of doing feminist anthropology in Australia The Familiar Strange · Part 2:Theory as reproduction:reflections on the history of doing feminist anthropology in Australia Content Warning: mentions of themes of sexual assault and rape.  In this very special collaboration, TFS would like to present a two … Continue reading Theory as reproduction: Reflections on the history of doing feminist anthropology in Australia Part 1 and 2