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!
Reading, or writing a good fiction book can be culturally and politically immersive. Authors like Ursula K. Le Guin have literally created entire civilizations through the written word, and used them to explore many anthropological themes.
Aesthetics has remained one of the great mysteries of the human condition.Theories are endless, rooted in many disciplines and subdisciplines. Can anthropology define aesthetics in new ways, thus providing many theories with new fertile parameters?