Save the Date!

Joint Conference of the Society of Ethnobiology
& Society for Economic Botany

FOOD SECURITY, FOOD SOVEREIGNTY, & TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE

JUNE 3–­7, 2018

Memorial Union on the UW-Madison campus
Madison, Wisconsin (USA)

Undergraduate Ethnobiologist Award Winner for 2017

Hope Loiselle is a junior at the University of Maryland studying anthropology and archaeology. Her research interests include zooarchaeology, historical ecology, and island and coastal archaeology.

Election Results for 2017 Board of Trustees

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Board of Trustees elections.  The new President Elect is Dr. Sarah Walshaw, a Senior Instructor of African History at Simon Fraser University.  Dr. Denise Glover, from the Sociology and Anthropology Department at the University of Puget Sound, has been re-elected to a second term as Treasurer.  The new Publications Liaison is Chelsey Armstrong, a soon-to-be PhD archaeologist at Simon Fraser University.

Society of Ethnobiology Statement on the Foreign Entry Executive Order

The Society of Ethnobiology (SoE) supports the freedom of all of the world’s people to travel both domestically and internationally. SoE is a 40-year-old, 500-member scholarly organization based in North America that expresses a wholehearted welcome to immigrants and refugees from near and far. The SoE network extends out from North America to the many locations around the world where our researchers conduct fieldwork and to the many communities with whom we collaborate.

Distinguished Ethnobiologist 2017 Winners Announced

The Society of Ethnobiology announces Steve Emslie and Steve Weber as joint recipients of the 2017 Distinguished Ethnobiologist (DEB) award for 2017. Steve Emslie is a Professor in the Department of Biology and Marine Biology at the University of North Carolina. Steve Weber is a Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Washington State University.

SoE Stands with Standing Rock

Society of Ethnobiology Board of Directors Position Statement December 2016

SoE Message to our Members about the US Elections

Dear Society Members,
 

At a time when many around the world are feeling heightened uncertainty about issues they care about deeply, the leadership of the Society of Ethnobiology wants to affirm our commitment to our values.  

NSF Graduate Fellowship in Paleoethnobotany

NSF-Sponsored Graduate Fellowships

 in Paleoethnobotany

Fellowships are available to study ancient land-use activities of the ancient Maya at the Pre-Classic site of Yaxnocah, Mexico. Activities will include tropical forest surveys, herbarium specimen collection, archaeological excavation, flotation processing and analysis of plant macro- and micro-remains using light and electron microscopy in a newly renovated laboratory. Students can apply at the PhD, MA or MS levels.

Ethnobiology Letters now publishes in HTML format

We are pleased to announce that Ethnobiology Letters now publishes articles in both PDF and HTML formats to facilitate online reading! Our traditional PDFs are still available for printing and downloading to your digital library.

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