Tag: Allegra TV

Smith on Heroin. A Short Film by Smith & Willing

Paul Antick , February 4th, 2021


  For more information about Smith & Willing, see: www.smithandwilling.com Smith and Willing are fictional characters and in the following interview that accompanies this film, they discuss …


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REDUX: Boredom at #EASA2014

Allegra , July 29th, 2020


Originally published on February 6, 2015. On August 2nd, 2014, Allegra ran a panel titled ‘Boredom, Intimacy and Governance in ‘Normalized’ Times of Crisis’ at the EASA 2014…


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“Sociology is a combat sport”

Allegra , March 6th, 2020


On February 20th, Allies Julie Billaud, Alessandro Chidichimo, Miriam Odoni, Marie-Claire Peytrignet, together with other members of the Swiss-based non-profit association Programme Indépendant de Rec…


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The Bureaucratization of Utopia – The video!

Allegra , July 11th, 2017


“The Bureaucratization of Utopia: International Governance, Audit Cultures and Administrative subjectivities in the 21st Century” was a workshop organized at the Graduate Institute in Ge…


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“Kinder statt Inder” – Lecture by Prof. Dr. Shalini Randeria

Allegra , May 22nd, 2017


Prof. Dr. Shalini Randeria gave the “Zukunftskolleg Lecture” at the University of Konstanz in  Germany on May 4, 2017. Prof. Randeria is Rector of the Institute for Human…


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Fictional #Fictions between China and Arstotzka

Andrea Pia , May 6th, 2016


One interesting way to (momentarily) close this thematic week about living fictions (one that could also speak to many other thematic weeks here on ALLEGRA, e.g. smugglers; being…


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Anthropology & Human Rights – Version 2016

Allegra , March 22nd, 2016


The relationship of anthropology and human rights has by now been aptly illustrated: over the past decades we have moved from ‘engagement’ to ‘disengagement’ and finally ‘re-engagement’, to…


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THE ANTHROPOLOGIST! #WorldAnthropologyDay!

Daniel A. Miller , February 18th, 2016


IT’S WORLD ANTHROPOLOGY DAY!!! (Admit it, this one calls for all capital lettering.) And we are very pleased to celebrate by joining – virtually, that is – in…


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Luanda Taxi – a #fieldwork playlist

Jon Schubert , February 1st, 2016


Conducting ethnographic fieldwork in a hectic, chaotic, and sprawling multimillion metropolis like Luanda presents logistical and epistemological challenges. If one is not focusing on a clearly defi…


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Time to look at girls: migrants in Bangladesh and Ethiopia

Katarzyna Grabska , December 9th, 2015


  Time to look at girls: migrants in Bangladesh and Ethiopia. Documentary film. 2015. Produced and researched by: Katarzyna Grabska, Nicoletta Del Franco, and Marina de Regt Directed…


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Allegra TV: Tsing and Descola in videos! #CFAS

Allegra , November 20th, 2015


Allie’s conference week has been packed full of interesting reads from the Biennial Conference of the Finnish Anthropological Society. Tired of reading already? We conclude the week with…


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Allegra TV: Chiatura, my pride

Ian M. Cook , November 12th, 2015


Today Allegra TV features a film that is the first in a series of five ethnographic films produced by Ian Cook , Stephanie Endter, Anna Dziapshipa and Mikheil…


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time to csángó

Ian M. Cook , August 31st, 2015


Time to Csángó, a creative short documentary by Hadas Bar, Ian Cook, Anette Dujisin, explores the popularity of the táncház (dance house) movement in Budapest, Hungary, especially csángó…


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Tim Ingold on the “correspondence of lives”

Allegra , July 16th, 2015


Professor Tim Ingold from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, gave a lecture at the University of Konstanz, Germany on June 17, 2015. Ingold was invited to give a…


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The World as it is and the world as it wants to be #HumanRights

Allegra , June 11th, 2015


This Thursday, Allegra TV gives you a recent talk by Mark Goodale held at the University of Copenhagen on May 7, 2015. This talk uses insights from the anthropology…


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