CALL FOR PAPERS FOR THE JOURNAL OF ANTHROPOLOGICAL NOTEBOOKS: THE CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY OF PROTEST A

Cultural activities in a social setting offer us a common ground to conceive complex power dynamics. Culture has been a place of escape throughout history for dissident people who were oppressed and marginalized by a social system that created injustice for them. Yet diverse cultural activities may transform a place of escape into a zone of resistance. The perceived injustice shapes identities and produces a counterculture in the face of oppression. This perceived injustice manifests itself through different cultural forms such as art, cinema, music, painting, sculpture, and in the cyber space via digital media in diverse geographies. Such a formidable manifestation challenges the authority