These young Burmese children, after tiring of being in formal dress for a village wedding, quickly retired to the bride's home to play Angry Birds | Photo by Keziah Wallis, March 2015
ASAA/NZ Blog Moderation Policy
Here at ASAA/NZ we wish for the comments threads on our blog to encourage free flowing, thought provoking and stimulating discussions. While it is okay to disagree with other viewpoints we request that you remain open minded and respectful. You do not have to agree with everything you read here; indeed, divergent opinions and constructive criticism are welcome. However, this is not a forum to express messages of hate or to promote personal agendas. Instead we want foster discussions that expand on or illuminate key messages within the blog posts.
We do not automatically moderate the comments on our blog but we will review them and reserve the right to delete all posted messages we consider inappropriate, including:
- SEO attempts
- unsolicited advertising
- advertising for unethical services, such as essay writing
- defamatory comments
- offensive comments (including ad hominem attacks)
- comments which parade as critique, but are driven by hate speech
We will also deny access to the blog to anyone who violates our policy.
ASAA/NZ runs an e-list for discussion about all things related to anthropology within and beyond Aotearoa/New Zealand, including current events, job listings, conferences, recent publications, research questions, requests for information, and so on. The Executive Committee frequently uses the e-list to discuss issues with ASAA/NZ members and communicate its activities and decisions. The e-list is primarily for ASAA/NZ members but others interested in anthropology are welcome to join and contribute.
The ASAA/NZ e-list is supported by Victoria University of Wellington and the listowners are Nayantara Sheoran Appleton (Secretary) and Caroline Thomas (Treasurer).
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To join, send an email to ASAANZmembersfirstname.lastname@example.org. You should receive a welcome message when a listowner approves your request to join. We recommend saving this welcome email as it contains important information about list management and unsubscribing.
Guidelines for discussion
We welcome contributions to our e-list and expect everyone to act courteously and respectfully toward one another. These guidelines for discussion are intended to help you get the most out of your e-list membership.
- Topics of broad interest to members of the anthropological community (including conference announcements, job listings, calls for papers, events, recent publications, and other resources) are welcome.
- Unsolicited commercial advertising is not welcome.
- ASAA/NZ e-list members should identify themselves and their affiliations when using this list.
- Should you wish to reference or quote a post made to the ASAA/NZ e-list, first consider whether the message was intended for widespread distribution and contact the author for permission. Any post from the ASAA/NZ e-list that is quoted in other venues must attribute the original author and the source.
- This is an unmoderated list. We do not censor or edit posts or responses, but we do reserve the right to edit or delete all posted messages we consider inappropriate, defamatory, or offensive (including ad hominem attacks), or to deny access to the e-list to anyone who violates these guidelines.
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