Tag: civil society

So…Is There A Global Occusphere?

MPeterson , March 12th, 2018

The Occusphere. That’s the term given by Tod Moore of the University of Newcastle in Australia to the “totality of Occupy-inspired events” in his article “The transformation …


What Would A Muslim Brotherhood State Have Looked Like?

MPeterson , August 25th, 2017

It’s one of the greatest controversies of the revolution: What would the state overseen by Egypt’s President Morsi have looked like if he had not been ousted in…


Trump’s Wall and the Dictator Aesthetic

Margaret Dorsey , August 4th, 2017

Well, look, we’re going to have a border. It’s going to be a real border, and we’re going to build a wall and it’s going to be a…

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Times of Security: Ethnographies of Fear, Protest and the Future

wirnita , May 26th, 2016

The editors of Anthropoliteia present to you the latest in our occasion series Interrogations, in which authors of recent volumes of interest to our readers discuss their work….


Who cares for the refugees?

standplaatswereld , March 16th, 2016

Platanos refugee self-organised solidarity, Lesvos. by Dimitris Dalakoglou and Alexander Alexandrides Like most scholars who research the current refugee crisis and borders in Europe, we were surp…

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Public anthropology plenary at the Melbourne AAS conference

anthropolitics , December 5th, 2015

I was excited to convene the plenary with Nancy Scheper-Hughes, Tess Lea and Greg Downey. Each of them have an amazing track record in bringing anthropology to bear…


Encircling Empire: Report #26 — Reviewing Force Multipliers

Maximilian Forte , December 1st, 2015

This and previous issues have been archived on a dedicated site—please see: ENCIRCLING EMPIRE. For frequent updates, please “like” our Facebook page and/or follow on Twitter. Over the…


The “Science” of Global Domination

Maximilian Forte , October 20th, 2015

While it is an odd mix of physics, biology, and geometry that has captured the communications strategy of military planners, the messages themselves are very telling about how…


19. Freedoms and liberties in anthropological perspective

John Postill , April 21st, 2015

This is nineteenth post in the Freedom technologists series. Republished from St Andrews Centre for Cosmopolitan Studies. The Centre is pleased to announce a forthcoming conference on Liberties…


18. Political technologists and civil society

John Postill , April 20th, 2015

By Muzammil M. Hussain This is the eighteenth post in the Freedom technologists series. The following are some passages taken (with permission) from chapter 4 of Hussain, M….


Gender segregation and the campus

anthropolitics , August 7th, 2013

This article first appeared in the Australian newspaper, Wednesday 7. August 2013 I am currently revising an article about my work in Malaysia with what can be described…