This edited collection of essays and image-driven pieces by various scholars examines the legacies of African architecture from around the time of independence through examples from different countries
In this book, published by Berghan Books, Tom Bratrud investigates how upheavals like the Ahamb revival can emerge to address and sometimes resolve social problems, but also carry risks of exacerbating the same problems they arise to address.
This article published in a thematic section of History and Antrhopology on Axel Sommerfelt, edited by Thomas Hylland Eriksen, Marek Jakoubek and Tone Sommerfelt, traces Alex Sommerfelt's intellectual itinerary.
This open access book edited by Thomas Hylland Eriksen, Susanna M. Hoffman and Paulo Mendes examines local responses to global climate change.
In the 1st Edition of the Routledge Handbook of Autocratization in South Asia Associate professor at the Department of social anthropology Kenneth Bo Nielsen has co-written chapters on autocratic environmental governance and hindu nationalist statecraft.
In this book wich will be published by Berghan Books in february 2022, Celine Motzfeldt Loades analyses how representations, perceptions and uses of Dubrovnik’s heritage are embedded in particular cultural practices, materiality and place.
In this chapter of THE ANTHROPOSCENE OF WEATHER AND CLIMATE Camelia Dewan combines long-term ethnographic fieldwork and archival research to complicate current discussions of floods as a problem for Bangladesh.
In this essay Arnd Schneider discusses the methodological challenges and highlights the notion of serendipity for a number of ethnographic and art research and exhibition projects he co-ordinated and curated as part of the EU Horizon 2020 TRACES project.
In this essay Arnd Schneider discusses the notion of cultural appropration through theoretical concepts of hermeneutics and overlay, and exemplifies these with empirical examples from his research in Argentina.
In this chapter in Energiegeographie: Konzepte und Herausforderungen Kenneth Bo Nielsen and his co authors show how private actors have come to play an increasingly important role within India's coal energy sector.
In this book, Camelia Dewan critiques development narratives of Bangladesh as a "climate change victim", and argues that Bangladesh's environmental crisis goes beyond climate change.
In this book, Arnd Schneider argues for a new anthropology of the moving image, bringing together a significant range of essays on time-based media in the contemporary arts and anthropology.
María Guzmán-Gallegos and Astrid B. Stensrud have published chapters that deal with abandoned oil installations, water resources and life projects. Both contributions are based on fieldwork in Peru.
Thomas Hylland Eriksen and Ramola Ramtohul are editing topics ranging from political leadership, language, religion and interactions to the materiality of multiculturalism from when Mauritius proclaimed independence in 1968, up to our time.
A preview of the book is available here.
Martin D.Frederiksen text is leading the reader back and forth between observations on a place in its non-existence and detailed being, references to and analysis of nothingness versus nothing and the importance of a counterpart of nothing in everything. Katharina Stadler
This text by Nefissa Naguib is a study of Syrian refugees who crossed the Russian-Norwegian border by bicycle. Nefissa Naguib is co-editor with Maria C. Inhorn on the anthology Reconceiving Muslim Men
These texts, with a contribution from María A.Guzmán-Gallegos, are written 'from the epistemic space of communities and movements against forms of capitalist globalisation and extractive operations'.(cf.Machado et al.)
Thomas Hylland Eriksen explores the ambivalence by telling the story of Gladstone, and relating it to the larger forces of economic globalization at the expense of vulnerable sea nature .
An extract from Boomtown can be accessed here.
Theodoros Rakopoulos contributes to a broader debate about cooperativism, how labor might be salvaged from market fundamentalism, and to emergent discourses about the 'human' economy.
Signe Howell shows a special responsibility to consider how anthropologists may contribute to policies for alleviating the current ecological crisis in Malaysia
Arnd Schneider’s Introduction ‘Alternatives: World Ontologies and Dialogues between Contemporary Arts and Anthropologies’ sets a new global agenda for the relationship between anthropology and contemporary art. In this new book, Schneider has invited an impressive range of contributors, and provides vivid interviews with many of them.