Critical Urban Anthropology Association
CUAA particularly focuses on the interrelationships of urban, national, and transnational
processes as they affect and are affected by the everyday social and cultural lives of people living, acting,
and struggling in particular places, anthropology’s traditional area of concern.
CUAA’s members, a number of whom reside outside the U.S.A., include academic, practitioner/applied, and student anthropologists. Members’ expertise covers most nations (including the U.S.A.) of the world and their cities. In addition to conducting original research many CUAA members consult and work in or with private and public agencies dealing with social problems, development, and policy formation.
CUAA also publishes a journal, City & Society, which attempts to foster debate and conceptual development in urban, national, and transnational anthropology, particularly in their interrelationships. IT seek to promote communication related disciplines of interest to members of CUAA and to develop theory from a comparative perspective. If you are interested in learning more or submitting a manuscript, please visit their website.
Volume 35, Issue 1 – April 2023
City & Society
City & Society welcomes manuscripts concerned with city life, urban scapes, and translocal processes. Interdisciplinarity is encouraged with anthropology and cultural studies as epistemological and methodological guides. City & Society is also open to ethnographically based pieces of humanistic, historical, dialogical, narrative, poetic and visual orientation.
Deniz Yonucu Awarded 2023 Leeds Prize
This year’s Anthony Leeds Prize was awarded to Deniz Yonucu for Police, Provocation, Politics: Counterinsurgency in Istanbul (Cornell University Press 2022).
NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Teaching the City Digital Workshop on April 8, 2022 How do we teach about the city? What sits at the core of our educational and pedagogical explorations of urban spaces and socialities within...
Please extend a warm welcome to several of CUAA’s newest board members: New Board members Angela Story (University of Louisville), Treasurer Lynne Milgram (Ontario College of Art & Design...
A conversation is taking place regarding changing our section’s name from the Society for Urban, National, and Transnational/Global Anthropology (SUNTA) to Critical Urban Anthropology Association...