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Proud to call myself a “Business Anthropologist”

For the past seven years, anthropology has become the central theme of my life. My undergraduate thesis was focused on problematizing career opportunities in anthropology. Around that same time, I started a project aimed at making the career opportunities of anthropology visible, promoting the professionalization of this discipline and claiming the theoretical and methodological role… Keep Reading

Antropologia portugal
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Diving into the unknown: Business Anthropology in Portugal

When one starts studying anthropology at the university, one of the first things we’re told is that it can be used in almost anything. From medicine to psychology, the multidisciplinarity of anthropology allows it to be applied to a variety of crafts. But the problem begins when you actually start looking at the real options… Keep Reading

moral en antropologia
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Regarding the moral issue in Corporate Anthropology

An interesting anecdote is told by Patricia Sunderland and Rita Denny in their work “Doing Anthropology in Consumer Research”. They were both contacted by an important fast food company requesting an ethnographic study. Due to the scope of the study, they decided to integrate graduate students to carry out part of the research and made… Keep Reading

business anthropology
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Business Anthropology: a pending subject in Academia

In this article I will defend the incorporation of the “business anthropology” in the training plan of the different degrees and studies in Social Anthropology, either as a subject or as a postgraduate course. This would be an important step towards the professionalisation of the discipline. Did you know that in Denmark anthropologists are higly… Keep Reading

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The kidnapping of anthropology

In this article I present the thesis of the kidnapping of anthropology by the Academy. The paper maintains that anthropology is, mainly in the Ibero-American context, too focused on departmental interests. And it advocates a change. I don´t detract from the long trajectory of academic anthropology, which is the history of discipline in general. I assume… Keep Reading

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