Notable this past month
1. Insight on trade policy shows up in the Tijuana micro-brew industry — see our Instagram feed at www.instagram.com/anthofpolicy
2. The latest ASAP column is now available on Anthropology News Online — the link is here
Presidential Elections in Austria and Rise of the Far Right
By Cansu Civilek (University of Vienna)
Reviews the Austrian presidential election with emphasis on the mixed views of Turkish immigrants on the right-wing, anti-immigrant candidate.
“Moreover, [right-wing candidate] Hofer’s religious references seem to be paying off. People find him to be a believer who fears God, which makes him a more honest candidate. A business owner said, ‘Hofer takes God beside him, like Erdoğan.’”
“It appears that the easier answer for some citizens with migration backgrounds has been to disregard their own past struggles, and submit to strong leaders and their policies of socioeconomic ‘stabilization and strength.’”3. You can always access ASAP AN columns on the “ASAP Forum” tab on our web page: anthofpolicy.org
Planning goes forward for sessions at the AAA meetings in Washington, D.C. this November. Calls for papers are appearing in force on the listserv and you can also find them on our web page.
As always you can find us . . .
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David Haines for the web at: [email protected]
Georgia Hartman for Instagram at: [email protected]
Carol McLennan for the ASAP program in Washington at: [email protected]
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