Call for submissions for the 2017 Schneider Student Paper Prize

If you’re a student who works in the area of economic anthropology, you should submit a research paper to the Schneider Student Paper Prize competition! If you know a student who works in this area, you should encourage them to submit, too.

The deadline to submit papers for the 2017 competition is June 1. See here for more details about the competition and to see past winners.

New issue of Economic Anthropology is out!

Volume 4, issue 1 of Economic Anthropology is now available.

Please have a look at the 10 exciting new articles spanning a wide variety of topics, AND, be sure to check out our new SYMPOSIUM section with FREE ACCESS to all. These are 5 short essays that each respond to the same question. In this first issue, the question is: How can economic anthropology contribute to a more just world? Authors of these essays include:

  • Gillian Tett
  • Keith Hart
  • Alf Hornborg
  • Jane Guyer
  • Rick Wilk

Articles in this issue:

2016 Schneider Prize winners

Congratulations to our 2016 Schneider Prize winners! The Harold K. Schneider Prize Competition is a student paper competition that honors SEA’s first president and and encourages new scholars in the field of economic anthropology. Harold Schneider, Professor of Anthropology at Indiana University, was known for both his path breaking research and his dedication as a teacher.

Graduate:

Winner – Sarah Kelman (UC Santa Cruz) “In Search of a ‘Culture of Entrepreneurship:’ Tales from Malaysia’s Startup Ecosystem – Dr, Lisa Rofel (Faculty Advisor)

Runner-Up – Samantha King (UNC – Chapel Hill) “The Enduring Invisibility of Women’s Work: Engendering Contemporary Agarian Transition in the Rural Caribbean” – Dr. Colin West (Faculty Advisor)

Undergraduate:

Winner – Mariel Kennedy (University of Notre Dame) “Bad Assets: A Study of Debt Collection in Pune, India” Dr. Rahul Okha (Faculty Advisor)

Runner-Up – Meagan Jones (Ohio State University) “Among and Beyond the Stalls: Hybrid Social Networks in the Westland Flea Market” Dr. Jeffrey Cohen (Faculty Advisor)