The award of 2017 was given to the anthropological online publication AntroBlogi for its notable impact on the general publicity of anthropology in Finland. An honorable mention was granted to Sarah Green, who has significantly advanced and enabled anthropological research in Finland. The award of 2018, was granted to Susanne Dahlgren for utilising anthropological research in creating a peace plan for Yemen and for actively participating in public debates on the situation of Yemen.

Please make a proposal for the recipient of the 2019 award! The award may be granted to an individual or a group on the following grounds: Advancing or enabling anthropological research; making anthropological research visible; participating as an anthropologist in social/political debates; contributing to the development of anthropological teaching; or other related achievements.

The proposal needs to include the name(s) of the proposed award recipient(s), name/names of the person/group making the proposal, as well as justifications for the proposal (max. 1 page). The award will be given at the Annual General Meeting of the Finnish Anthropological Society in March 2020.

Please send your proposal by January 31st, 2020 by e-mail or post:


Finnish Anthropological Society
Social and Cultural Anthropology
P.O. Box 18
00014 University of Helsinki

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