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In this edited book Arnd Schneider presents innovative ethnographic perspectives on the intersections between art, anthropology, and contested cultural heritage, drawing on the research groups from the interdisciplinary TRACES project.
Signe Howell presents three studies in her paper. They show the relationships between politics and kinship but each of them do not show correlation in kinship and socio-political organization.
In his essay Arnd Schneider contends that 'America' was the projection plane for European ideologies, but also that at the same time these ideologies became short-circuited, in other words, they 'ended' in America.
In his essay, Arnd Schneider discusses the term "uneven hermeneutics" as a basis for understanding different world-views (alterities) and the possibilities of their 'translation' in the art-anthropology encounter.
Nefissa Naguib has contributed with a chapter that reviews the uses of family in the anthropology of Egypt. The chapter explains a shift from an anthropological critique of the discourse power of family toward the analytical treatment of family as a broader category of the ethnographic study.
In his chapter, Arnd Schneider argues for a hermeneutic approach to understand cultural appropriation.
Publishers presentation and chapter download (pp. 326 - 346)
Astrid Stensrud focuses on the driving forces behind social differences in southern Peru
Marianne Lien describes aquaculture and the relations between humans and nonhumans triggered by salmon farming.
Christianity has a long history of representing the morally good for the Ahamb people on the Island Vanuatu. Tom Bratrud refers to how Ahamb people understand their fellow human by using Christian moral standards.
In her essay Nefissa Naguib shows the humanitarian encounter and how volunteer movement founded in response to the refugee crisis, despite Norwegian government policies.
In her study Signe Howell show the strong emotionality that accompanies the inability to become a mother biologically and the extreme joy experienced when adoption succeeds.
Jon Henrik Ziegler Remme discusses how Ifugao indigenous religion is influenced by earlier ethnographic descriptions.
In this article, Jon Henrik Ziegler Remme discusses human-spirit relations among the Filippino highland people Ifugao.
Astrid Stensrud discusses modes of precarity the mobile phone businesses created in the street economy of the Peruvian city of Cusco
In Signe Howells analysis of the Lio, she has argued that hierarchical relations must be understood in the relationship between adat (cosmology) and the Catholic Church.
Jonas Kure Buer sheds light on a pivotal moment in the history of rheumatology, while modelling an anthropological approach to drug categories as meaning-making Devices
Jon Henrik Ziegler Remme describes how the Ifugao use olfactory, auditory and tactile techniques to manage relations with other humans and spirits.
In this article, Maria A. Guzman-Gallegos explores the interconnections among severe oil contamination, a state-led consultation process, and compensation practices in Peru’s oldest oilfield.
Maria A. Guzman-Gallegos discusses the governing of oil extraction in Ecuador.
Fish sentience in industrial human-animal relations is the topic of a recent book chapter by Marianne Lien and John Law
Marianne E. Lien and John Law provide an interesting insight into salmon aquaculture.
In this article, Jon Henrik Z. Remme develops an anthropological approach to ontology that highlights dynamics, transformation and the permeability of ontological boundaries.