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A poetic critique of Latour
Achirri Ishmael posted this in the Ethnographic Writing group.
Could ethnicity be natural after all?
Look at this only if you can cope with serious mathematical argument.
The Oxford anthropology “Gone Dark” project
What happens when websites die? What are YOU doing to keep this one alive?
Transforming Brazilian slumscapes
Business as usual in hyper-neoliberal digital environments.
Started by Rodanthi Tzanelli in The OAC Forum Feb 27.
Last night I was at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan in Tokyo attending a "Book Break." The book in question was Japan Copes with Calamity: Ethnographies of the Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Disasters of March 2011, ed. by Tom Gill, David Slater, and Brigitte Steger. I don't know Brigitte, but Tom and David are old friends. Both are anthropologists, one from the…
Anthropologist and statistician S.M. Shirokogoroff in 1930s made an attempt to understand ethnic identity as an object of natural sciences ( incl funct anthropology ). He uses elementary equations of statistical thermodynamic in order to describe ethnogenesis as processes of statistical self-organization. In contrast, today social anthropologists and governments behave like they already had found complete proof of theorem on social nature of ethnic identity and all counterexamples are…
(a found poem)
Mi Dios, the creator of "the infinite plan",
What have I owed--para este mundo vacío?
What is left of my love, my "Eva Luna",
Is her "portrait in sepia"--es tan doloroso.
"Maya's notebook" is all I have of my child,
My poor "daughter of fortune"--mi vida perdida.
Posted by Achirri Ishmael on March 8, 2014 at 5:30am
Posted by Smadar Lavie on March 5, 2014 at 8:12pm
Posted by David Zeitlyn on February 17, 2014
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Posted by Keith Hart on August 30, 2013
Added by Liana Chua on October 30, 2013