Category Archives: The “Other” Field

Thierra Nalley: Another View from the Field #5—Paris, France

Bonjour! Greetings from Paris! I had two work goals this week. The first was to fill in a few gaps in my extant primate sample with a small number of difficult-to-find primate species, particularly certain lemurs such as sifakas (Propithecus … Continue reading

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Thierra Nalley: Another View from the Field #4—Nairobi, Kenya

Greetings from Kenya! This is my first time to Nairobi, and I’m sorry to be spending only three nights here in the city. I have little time but to work at the museum during the day and watch rugby cup … Continue reading

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Thierra Nalley: Another View from the Field #3—South Africa

Hello! As I mentioned in my previous post, my next stop is in lovely South Africa (SA), which is currently in the grips of winter and quite chilly. The goal of this trip is to visit the Ditsong (formerly known … Continue reading

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Thierra Nalley: Another View from the Field #2—Addis Ababa

Hello again! This post is written from the busy city of Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia. This is my second trip to Addis and familiar scents hit me the moment I step off the plane: charcoal, spice, and sweat. My … Continue reading

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Thierra Nalley: Another View from the “Field”

Editor’s Note: This posting from Thierra Nalley represents another side of “field” research undertaken by IHO’s doctoral students. Just as primary field research is an important component of anthropological work, comparative analysis and lab research—which may not be as exotic … Continue reading

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