Society for the Anthropology of Work



The Society for the Anthropology of Work (SAW) is a section of the American Anthropological Association, and is comprised of more than 200 members. The Society publishes the Anthropology of Work Review, an academic journal that facilitates exchanges between those engaged in the study of all dimensions of human work.

  • Marcel LaFlamme, the 2017 winner of the Wolf Prize for his paper “Profession as Timekeeping Device.”
  • Sareeta Amrute is the winner of the 2017 Diana Forsythe Prize¬†for her book Encoding Race, Encoding Class: Indian IT Workers in Berlin.
  • See the Awards page for information about this and other SAW award programs.