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‘Is Anthropology Legal?’

Anthropology and the EU General Data Protection Regulation

Cassandra Yuill


In May 2018, the European Union (EU) introduced the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) with the aim of increasing transparency in data processing and enhancing the rights of data subjects. Within anthropology, concerns have been raised about how the new legislation will affect ethnographic fieldwork and whether the laws contradict the discipline’s core tenets. To address these questions, the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London hosted an event on 25 May 2018 entitled ‘Is Anthropology Legal?’, bringing together researchers and data managers to begin a dialogue about the future of anthropological work in the context of the GDPR. In this article, I report and reflect on the event and on the possible implications for anthropological research within this climate of increasing governance.

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David Detmer and John Ireland

aspect of Sartre’s career. Little notice has been taken by Sartre scholars of the many, if often discreet, references in his works to the Trojan princess and ill-fated prophet Cassandra. Hiroaki Seki, in rectifying this omission, uncovers a multiplicity

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Fanny Silviu-Dan and Keith Woodhouse

Silviu-Dan Cassandra By Keith Woodhouse Needle thin, silvirkrin, silver slithers, Born with a gemini moon and a silver spoon, Turtle neck, tortoise neck, taurus neck, The words of a dead man ratified in the living. Biblical faces fading into spaces

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Henry Skirball

Everybody Hates the Jews 8 During the past quarter-century Jewish sociologists as well as all sorts of survey makers have become Cassandras. ‘In the next generation, a significant part – which may even be the majority of US Jewry – will not be Jewish

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Hiroaki Seki

the discreet but multiple references to the Trojan princess Cassandra in Sartre’s work, from his earliest writings to the more political texts of the 1960s and his final play, The Trojan Women . The unfortunate prophetess, condemned to speak the truth

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‘But No One Died’: A Brief Reflection on Place and Time

Edited by Christine McCourt

anthropology today. Turning to this current issue of Anthropology in Action , the authors examine other aspects of public policy and practice, and offer questions and proposals for how anthropology relates to them. Cassandra Yuill’s reflection following the

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“I Will Make You Understand”

Using Pictures to Explore Young Boys’ Sport Experiences

Deborah Agnew, Jennifer Fane, Murray Drummond and Philippa Henderson

( Fane et al. 2016 ), are heard even in hierarchical social groupings such as parent/child pairs. Similarly, Cassandra Phoenix (2010) argues that the use of visual methods in sport research provides a powerful tool for the understanding of the multiple

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Steamships to Suffragettes

A Case Study of Interpretative Museology, Public Engagement, and Digital Development

Nicolas Bigourdan, Kevin Edwards and Michael McCarthy

Case of Standardization in 19th Century Britain .” International Journal of Nautical Archaeology 33 : 330 – 337 . McCarthy , Michael , Kieran Hosty , and Cassandra Philippou . 2009 . Iron, Steel and Steamship Archaeology: Papers from the 2

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Jules Vallès and Séverine

Romantic Socialism and the Afterlife of a Cross-Sex Friendship in French Political Culture, 1880–1929

Michael Mulvey

-sex relations in the modern era. One should not approach past male-female friendships with rose-colored glasses that filter misogyny. Yet as Edith Belle Gelles and Cassandra Good have demonstrated in studies of the early American republic, cross-sex friendships

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Singing with Dignity

Adding Social Quality to Organization Studies on Aging

Prabhir Vishnu Poruthiyil

important source of peace, relaxation, friendship, and social inclusion. Cassandra Phoenix and colleagues (2010: 5) suggest a twofold distinction in narrative research on older persons, between “story analysts” who analyze the structural and performative