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.

Discoveries zine

Download a PDF zine containing all our comics and summaries of the key ASSA discoveries here. The zine has been designed for use in teaching, so please distribute freely.

To view the comics individually and read more about the ASSA discoveries, click the images below.

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.


The ASSA eBook series is based on ethnographies which have been conducted over 16 months in Israel, Brazil, Cameroon, Chile, China, Ireland, Italy, Japan and Uganda. They are all free to download and have been 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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