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Anti-Asian Racism and Violence

The Canadian Anthropology Society (CASCA) condemns anti-Asian hate in Canada and recognizes that it is embedded in white supremacy, xenophobia, and often misogyny. Specifically, we would like to extend our condolences to the families and loved ones of the eight people, six of whom were women of Asian descent, who lost their lives in an…

Honouring Treaties

Upholding the Political and Territorial Sovereignty of Indigenous People

In May 2020, members of the Canadian Anthropology Society (CASCA) voted overwhelmingly in favour of a resolution supporting the Wet’suwet’en and all Indigenous peoples political and territorial sovereignty. The resolution is as follows: The Canadian Anthropology Society (CASCA) expresses solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en Nation, and all Indigenous nations, in their struggle for recognition and respect…

Sexual Harassment Policy

Sexual harassment in any form will not be tolerated at the CASCA Annual Meeting. Our culture is based on mutual respect and collaboration. CASCA will do what it takes to protect our members, staff, and other individuals from harassment, assault, and other misconduct while they are taking part in sponsored events and activities. Our objective…

Covid-19 and Gender Inequality in Academia

The Canadian Anthropology Society/Société canadienne d’anthropologie recognizes disproportionate impacts of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) being experienced by members of our community who already suffer most from existing inequities in academia. The rapid transition to online instruction and the loss of access to research opportunities and locations, as well as associated funding, has caused significant…

Statement on Detention of Cihan Erdal

The Canadian Anthropology Society/Société canadienne d’anthropologie is very concerned about the detention of Cihan Erdal, a doctoral candidate at Carleton University, while doing research in Turkey. As the association that represents anthropologists from across Canada, many of whom do their research abroad; we are deeply concerned about the well-being of Mr. Erdal. His research was…

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