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· February, 2012

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from February, 2012

14 February 2012

West Papua: A Different Side of the Independence Struggle through Video

A documentary video letter from a woman in West Papua to an Indonesian soldier echoes the stories of many other women in the area. In this case, she asks the...

Antigua, Guadeloupe: From the Common Past

13 February 2012

Kyrgyzstan: Nationalist Politician's Statements Spark Protests

Recent pronouncements by Kyrgyz MPs of a provocative and nationalist character have brought debates about language, identity and self to the top of the Kyrnet’s ‘to blog’ list, and not...

12 February 2012

Panama: The Indigenous Leader Who Took on the Government

Amidst Panama's current crisis is a woman who has emerged as the standard bearer of the indigenous struggle: Silvia Carrera who, after being the first woman elected to the position...

9 February 2012

Russia: Three Conversations With Parents of Young Neo-Nazis

Malaysia: Organization Advocates for Human Rights Through Video

KOMAS is an organization in Malaysia that uses video production as a tool to educate and advocate for human rights in the areas of non-discrimination, citizenship, grassroots advocacy, voter education...

6 February 2012

Video: Sociology Cinema Gathers Videoclips for Lecture Topics

Online video is being used by sociology instructors at the University of Maryland to teach basic concepts and accompany lectures. In The Sociological Cinema video clips are tagged and referenced...

Uganda: What Lies Beneath the Cloak of Exclusivity?

The formation of a Facebook group called ‘Mzungus in Uganda' has stirred up controversy and a heated debate on Facebook. Mzungu is a term commonly used in southern, central and...

China:“Thankfulness Education” for Tibetans