Elad Ben Elul, Department of Anthropology, UCL   Photos from Ghanaian family reunions are distributed through Facebook. The elders are often recorded telling family tales. Recent debates around the motivations for taking digital photos ask whether people document for memory or as tools for communication (Dijck 2008:58). However, this debateContinue Reading

Special themed issue of Culture Theory and Critique Editors Ilana Gershon, Indiana University (igershon@indiana.edu) and Joshua A. Bell, NMNH, Smithsonian Institution (bellja@si.edu) Outside of the West, communities have traditionally innovated and engaged different forms of media, whether using textiles, dog’s teeth, valuables or abacus. These myriad forms remain integral toContinue Reading