We have created a series of free resources for individuals, charities, organisations and schools. This page is constantly being updated so make sure to follow us on twitter, facebook or instagram to keep updated.

Online course

Join our free online course ‘An Anthropology of Smartphones: Communication, Ageing and Health’. The course is designed for people who are interested in understanding how the use of smartphones has changed our lives, as well as students keen to explore the contribution of anthropology to digital technologies. You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments with expert facilitators from the ASSA project. Click the image below or the link here to enrol on the course.


Watch over 80 other short films from our different fieldsites, as well as films about the project, methodology, and films that summarise some of ASSA’s findings. You can watch all the videos on our Toutube channel by clicking here.


Our comic series illustrate the key discoveries from the research. Click the images below to read the comic or alternatively you can read about all our discoveries by clicking here.


The ASSA Ebook series is based on ethnographies which have been conducted over 18 months in Israel, Brazil, Cameroon, Chile, China, Ireland, Italy, Japan and Uganda. They are all free to download and are being translated into the languages of our fieldsites. You can read other articles, posts, and other publications written by members of the ASSA team by clicking here.

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