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  • Lloyd Miller
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      > From: Dinah Winnick <dwinnick@...>
      > Date: September 18, 2009 4:22:20 PM CDT
      > To: Dinah Winnick <dwinnick@...>
      > Subject: [SACC-L] Reminder: Anthropology of Water Proposals Due 9/21
      > Reply-To: SACC-L@yahoogroups.com
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      > Anthropology of Water: Submit Your 300-Word Article Proposal by 9/21
      > In 2005, the coordinator of UNESCO's Network of Water Anthropology
      > called for an increase in studies of how various peoples think about
      > and use water, as necessary to develop more sustainable forms of
      > water management. Anthropologists have responded by expanding
      > research and education in this vital area, and participating in
      > important interdisciplinary conversations with environmental
      > scientists, geographers, political scientists, human rights
      > activists and others.
      >
      > It is within this framework that Anthropology News seeks
      > contributions for our January 2010 thematic issue on the
      > anthropology of water-to highlight ongoing conversations about
      > communities' changing relationships with and around water, across
      > time and place. Such work is crucial not only to assess the
      > implications of floods, droughts and water rights conflicts today,
      > but also the ways in which water has always-and everywhere-been a
      > mediated resource. Proposed articles may address a variety of issues
      > related to this theme, including (but not limited to):
      >
      > * Formal and informal water management practices
      > * Sociocultural, political and institutional aspects of water
      > governance
      > * Perceptions of and values attributed to water
      > * Belief and value systems informing water use
      > * Local water toponomy and cosmology
      > * Water access and power relationships
      > * Water safety and public health
      > * Climate change and population displacement
      > * Water-related technologies
      > * Fishing and agricultural industries
      > * Marine archaeology
      >
      > To participate, email a 300-word abstract and 50-100-word biosketch
      > to editor Dinah Winnick (dwinnick@...) by September 21. Photo
      > essay proposals are also welcome. Selected authors will be asked to
      > submit commentaries of 1000-1400 words or shorter pieces for other
      > article types.
      >
      > Article proposal submission deadline: September 21, 2009
      > www.aaanet.org/issues/anthronews/CFP-Water.cfm<http://www.aaanet.org/issues/anthronews/CFP-Water.cfm
      > >
      >
      > Dinah Winnick
      > Associate Managing Editor, Anthropology News
      > American Anthropological Association
      > dwinnick@...
      > Visit the new AAA blog: http://blog.aaanet.org<http://
      > blog.aaanet.org/>
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