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Why Anthropology?

A panel of six Chicagoland researchers engaged with the issue of why anthropology matters in contemporary society. The videos below capture their thoughts and arguments for the relevance of anthropology through the themes of sustainability, environment, conservation, heritage management, tourism, race, refugee programs, gender, workplace harassment, and community engagement. Videos are closed captioned.

  • Watch presentation highlights and individually select the talks you wish to view via a playlist.
  • Access the complete presentation in this 1 hr 30 min video.