Category Archives: ACYIG Blog

The Importance of ‘Blood,’ Identity, and Intergenerational Relationships over the Lifecourse of Ugandan Children Orphaned by AIDS

by Kristen Cheney Continue reading The Importance of ‘Blood,’ Identity, and Intergenerational Relationships over the Lifecourse of Ugandan Children Orphaned by AIDS

Time and bodies in grandparenthood

by Josien De Klerk Continue reading Time and bodies in grandparenthood

Staying on the move: The urban future with aging body

by Tiina Suopajärvi Continue reading Staying on the move: The urban future with aging body

Futures Past: Absent Kinships and the Japanese Child Welfare System

by Kathryn E. Goldfarb Continue reading Futures Past: Absent Kinships and the Japanese Child Welfare System

“Time is no longer a River”: Reflections on Life, Death, and Youth in the Digital Age

by Jenny Huberman Continue reading “Time is no longer a River”: Reflections on Life, Death, and Youth in the Digital Age

Growing old and growing up: Teaching and learning about death

by Cristina Douglas Continue reading Growing old and growing up: Teaching and learning about death

Want to Liven Up Your Teaching and Scholarship Related to Children and Youth?

The ACYIG website provides access to a vast amount of resources to facilitate
teaching and research.


By Bonnie Richard (Website Manager & Blog Editor) & Sara Thiam (Content Coordinator for Blog & Social Media)

Our interest group has developed a very useful (and always growing) repository of resources for teaching and research related to the anthropology of children, youth, and related topics. Continue reading Want to Liven Up Your Teaching and Scholarship Related to Children and Youth?

Child Protection or Security Agendas? NGOs address the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Lebanon

by Estella Carpi and Chiara Diana

In the wake of the massive influx of refugees from Syria to Lebanon (2011-2014), some international NGOs have intervened in specific regions of Lebanon to prevent Lebanese and Syrian youth from “radicalizing” themselves and joining armed groups. Continue reading Child Protection or Security Agendas? NGOs address the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Lebanon