Andean girls from Peru

Anthropology in Fashion: Cultural Clothing in Andean South America

Welcome back to another week of the anthropology in fashion series, where we learn about the traditional dresses from one region in the world every week. This week, we’ll be looking at traditional clothing from the Andean States in South America. South … Continue reading Anthropology in Fashion: Cultural Clothing in Andean South America

Evo Morales, Climate Change, and the Restrictions of Colonization

Colonization was not an inevitable process, rather an important historical process that shaped the global order. The intersectional relationships between colonization, economic power, and socio-political framework, created an institutional foundation of social inequalities against Indigenous peoples. Colonization set off a … Continue reading Evo Morales, Climate Change, and the Restrictions of Colonization

Children working in Bolivian Mines

Commodity Fetishism and Power in the Bolivian Mines

Commodity fetishism implies that relationships are less about people, and more about things. In a world that is increasingly connected through products and devices, we are also met with disconnected social relationships and intensified global inequalities. Through this lens, this … Continue reading Commodity Fetishism and Power in the Bolivian Mines