Contemporary Culture

Changing economic cultures

Changing economic cultures

2015 was undoubtedly a historical year for Greece. But what the world didn't see was how the crisis changed Greek banking culture, propelling it into the digital age.Read on »

Swimming with Sharks

Swimming with Sharks

In 2011, anthropologist and journalist Joris Luyendijk embarked upon a quest to find out why people were so apathetic about the 2008 global financial crisis. Was it that people were indifferent? Or was the financial system simply too complicated for people to understand?Read on »

Anonymous and trolling in context

Anonymous and trolling in context

PopAnth speaks to leading expert Dr Gabriella Coleman, author of Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous (2014) to provide some context to the culture and community of Anonymous.Read on »

The Unending Hunger

The Unending Hunger

In her ethnography, The Unending Hunger: Tracing Women and Food Insecurity Across Borders, Megan Carney examines the impact of food insecurity on women’s migration experiences from Mexico and Central America to the United States.Read on »