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Heidi Mogstad , November 22nd, 2022

Research takes you to unexpected places. After finishing my PhD, I got a postdoc position at the ERC-funded project WARFUN led by Antonio De Lauri at the Christian…

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A (Personal) Tale of Two Socialisms

Mariya Ivancheva , April 15th, 2022

Note from Allegra editors: We publish this video and transcript of EASA President Mariya Ivancheva’s talk from the annual conference Why the World Needs Anthropologists of the Applied…

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Natalia Knoblock on her book, Language of Conflict

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Interview by Sofiya Asher https://www.bloomsbury.com/us/language-of-conflict-9781350098626/ Sofiya Asher: What inspired this particular book? Natalia Knoblock: What inspired this book? T…

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Ep # 88: Creating Queer Space & The Lenses of War: This month on TFS

The Familiar Strange , March 20th, 2022

The Familiar Strange · Ep # 88: Creating Queer Space & The Lenses of War: This month on TFS Welcome back for another Panel! This week we’re joined…

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Who gets to be ‘Myanmar’ at the ICJ?

Judith Beyer , February 19th, 2022

The Myanmar military will appear at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague on 21 February 2022. Their main interest does not lie in defending the…

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Article: The materiality of mediated conflict & resistance

philbu , February 4th, 2022

Budka, P., & Bräuchler, B. (2022). The materiality of mediated conflict and resistance. In Media Res: A Media Commons Project – Theme Week “Critical Media Forensics”, 11 Feb….

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Heritage out of Control: RecycDisturbing Heritage

Birgit Meyer , January 31st, 2022

Disturbing Heritage The past is present through its lasting material forms, in open and hidden ways, marked and unmarked. Whether cherished, taken for granted or dismissed and left…

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Heritage out of Control: Human bones as inherited waste of Europe

Katarzyna Kwapisz Williams , January 27th, 2022

Central and Eastern Europe – known as “Bloodlands”, the area where Nazi and Stalin’s atrocities met, leaving behind many sites marked by mass killings – provide an obvious…

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Heritage Out of Control – (B)Lasting Bombs

Regina Bendix , January 26th, 2022

On January 30, 2021, more than 8000 inhabitants of Göttingen, Germany, had to evacuate their homes. Four suspected WWII bombs had been detected underground, and in order to…

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#PoliticalEngagements: Facts and Evidence

ResonanceCast #2: Incitement and Coups

Jastinder Kaur , July 30th, 2021

Podcast with Jastinder Kaur and Daniel White, moderated by Ian M. Cook   Allegra Lab · ResonanceCast 2: Incitement And Coups   Referenced articles: Towards an Anthropology of…


Towards an Anthropology of Coups

Jastinder Kaur , July 27th, 2021

When is a coup a coup? Reflections on the anthropological study of ‘coups’ There have been more than 200 coups in 95 countries over the last 75 years,…


Indigenous Water Ontologies, Plurilegal Encounters and Interlegal Translation

Lieselotte Viaene , April 19th, 2021

Lieselotte Viaene (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid) will talk about “Indigenous water ontologies, plurilegal encounters and interlegal translation: some reflections from the field”. Andrea Ballestero…


Resisting Psychiatric Temporalities in “Post-Conflict” Colombia

Chelsea Horton , April 1st, 2021

Post-traumatic stress disorder fails to account for the psychosocial issues that arise in the wake of peace. We need nonpathological frameworks to give FARC ex-combatants the support they…

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Reviews: Theorising Media & Conflict

philbu , March 30th, 2021

This post compiles extracts of published reviews of the edited volume Theorising Media & Conflict (eds. P. Budka & B. Bräuchler, Berghahn Books, 2020). Younes Saramifar (Free University…

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Interview: Theorising Media & Conflict

philbu , March 14th, 2021

In an interview for the University of Vienna’s Uni:view Magazin, I am talking about the edited volume Theorising Media and Conflict (Berghahn Books, 2020), its purpose, conclusions and…

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Military coup in Myanmar: back to square one?

standplaatswereld , February 4th, 2021

In the early morning of 1 February, the day that a newly elected government was supposed to convene, Myanmar’s military staged a coup, taking government leaders captive and…

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Author Interview: Warlord Survival: The Delusion of State Building in Afghanistan, by Romain Malejacq (Radboud University)

info@centraleurasia.org , October 13th, 2020

Editor’s note:  Here CESS Blog is pleased to present the fourth installment of our author interview series for those shortlisted for the annual CESS book award in social…

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In the Journals – Conflict and Captivity

allisontedesco , August 10th, 2020

POW release to UN authorities was the first step in repatriation. Here, communists turn over UN troops at the POW receiving center at Panmunjon, on the border of…


Films & videos on media activism & more

philbu , June 30th, 2020

This is a selection of films and videos on mediated activism, anthropological perspectives on media and culture, and globalization and (de)colonization in relation to media.Compiled by Philipp Budka…

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New Publication Announcement: Конфликт на юге Кыргызстана десять лет спустя: Перспективы, последствия, действия, edited by Aksana Ismailbekova and Philipp Luttholtz

info@centraleurasia.org , June 17th, 2020

We are pleased to share this announcement of a new publication from the Central Asia Program (CAP):  Conflict in Southern Kyrgyzstan After 10 Years: Perspectives, Consequences, Actions, edited…

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Book: Theorising Media and Conflict

philbu , February 19th, 2020

Budka, P., & Bräuchler, B. (Eds.). (2020). Theorising media and conflict. Anthropology of Media. New York & Oxford: Berghahn Books. Cover Theorising Media & Conflict Theorising Me…

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Mit der Seilbahn geht es weiter

Stéphane Voell , June 15th, 2019

Eigentlich sollte es im letzten Jahr vorbei sein. Wir waren in Swanetien, gewissermaßen auf dem Dach Georgiens angekommen. Wir führten unser studentisches Forschungsprojekt Caucasus Conflict Culture z…

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Seminar: Media Activism

philbu , May 9th, 2019

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:OccupyHandSignals.pdf For the MA Program “Visual and Media Anthropology” at the Free University Berlin, I am organizing a newly developed semi…

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