Via Ricardo Andres Labra Mocarquer Symposium in Santiago, Chile. November. The way “things” are analyzed in the contemporary world had changed, from antiquarians to different approaches in social science, philosophy, arts, arquitecture and other discipline witch have ascertained the importance of the role that objects play in societies.
Lauren Bonilla, Rebekah Plueckhahn, Rebecca Empson, Department of Anthropology, University College London This post is written by researchers on an ERC-funded project entitled ‘Emerging Subjects of the New Economy: Tracing Economic Growth in Mongolia’ based at the Department of Anthropology, University College London. Our project focuses on the mineral-rich country of Mongolia, once
Via Christiane Brosius, University of Heidelberg The Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context” welcomes applications for the Summer School “Walking the line – Art of border zones in times of crisis.” It will take place from July 26 to 31, 2015 at Heidelberg University in Germany. The summer
Social Complexity, Institutions and Power – The 4th Constructed Complexities Workshop Join an international network of interdisciplinary scholars to discuss different ways of approaching emergence, self-organisation, agency, institutions and power within a broad range of complex and theoretically interesting issues such as common resource management and climate change, political ideas and
Christopher Pinney, UCL [Please note: this post was written before the intensification of the current Israeli offensive on Gaza] I decided to transgress the BDS (Boycott, Disinvestment and Sanctions) injunction and attend a conference on ‘The Photographic Imagination’ in Tel Aviv in June 2014 for several reasons. The two central ones