I've just came across the documentary Fashioning Faith - http://vimeo.com/17031582Done by anthropologist Yasmin Moll, it gives a more everyday, less politicized perspective on Islamic clothing. Interesting. I wonder what are the recent feminist anthro works on this topic? (inc.relating to the controversy around head covering in Europe and easing of the 'headscarf ban' in Turkey?)See More
"My interests are with consumption studies and I teach in a business school. Don't have any formal training in anthropology, other than reading a few classics and regularly browsing through Cultural Anthropology, American Anthropologist,…"
Join us for discussion on topics related to anthropology of the Middle East. What's new in anthropology in the region? What do we mean by the "Middle East" today? What kinds of research should we be engaged in to transform anthro. in the region?See More
The aim of this group is to discuss issues of consumption through multiple perspectives, by investigating consumption as praxis, its relations to capitalism, historical developments and everydayness, ethnographic aspects...and more!