What happens when children disagree?
Sequeira, Maija-Eliina. 2023 “Fairness, Partner Choice, and Punishment: An Ethnographic Study of Cooperative Behavior among Children in Helsinki, Finland.” Ethos https://doi.org/10.1111/etho.12385.
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Maija Sequeira is a doctoral researcher at the University of Helsinki. She is interested in how children learn and use social hierarchies in their everyday lives, and uses experimental and ethnographic methods in Finland and Colombia to explore this from both cross-cultural and developmental perspectives.
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The deadline for submitting proposals for the 115th AAA Annual Meeting is coming soon and the deadline for submitting an ACYIG session has been extended to April 8th!. The meeting will be held November 16-20, in Minneapolis, MN. Continue reading ACYIG Submission Deadline for AAA Extended – Apply Now! →
The deadline for submitting proposals for the 115th AAA Annual Meeting is coming soon. The meeting will be held November 16-20, in Minneapolis, MN.
This year, ACYIG may INVITE one session. This session will receive the “Invited by ACYIG” tagline in the AAA program.
We are now soliciting proposed sessions for ACYIG invited status.
For consideration, please submit your session proposal to both Heather Rae-Espinoza and Jaymelee Kim (Heather.Rae-Espinoza@csulb.edu and email@example.com) by Friday, April 8, 2015.
Session proposals must include the following information:
- Session title
- Name, affiliation, and email of Session Organizer
- Session abstract (no more than 500 words)
- Names, affiliations, emails, and paper titles for all session members
- Name(s) and affiliation(s) of discussant(s), if applicable
The AAA’s call for papers follows:
The 115th Annual Meeting theme, ‘Evidence, Accident, Discovery’, raises issues central to debates within both anthropology and politics in a neoliberal, climate-changing, social media-networked era: What counts as evidence? What does evidence count for? What are the underlying causes and foreseeability of violence and catastrophes? How is misfortune interpreted, and causality, attributed in cases of humanly-preventable harm? And in the give and take of relationships on which anthropological evidence typically depends, Who gets to claim that they discovered something? We welcome proposals that debate these and other questions stimulated by the conference theme, in the opportunity that our annual meeting provides for “big tent” debate.