Tag: alterity

The Moon as Metaphor in Migration Research

Alexandra Frankel , July 12th, 2019

Chinese migrants are influential players in the Made in Italy fashion sector. They are also perceived as unfamiliar and alien, inauthentic producers of uniquely “Italian” merchandise. I figure…

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Materiality of Research: The General Theory of Failure: Thoughts on the Material Culture of Failure by Timothy Carroll, David (Jeeva) Jeevendrampillai and Aaron Parkhurst

Rose Deller , December 7th, 2018

In this feature essay, Timothy Carroll, David (Jeeva) Jeevendrampillai and Aaron Parkhurst introduce recent edited collection, The Material Culture of Failure: When Things Do Wrong (Bloomsbury, 2017),…

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The Anti-Camera

Haidy Geismar , January 21st, 2016

Christopher Pinney, UCL Anthropology I recently came across M.N. Srinivas’ observation that his enthusiastic engagement with photography, during his fieldwork in Mysore in the late 1940s, earned him…

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