Tag: cosmopolitanism

"Seen from an anthropological view, humanity is at risk of extinction"

lorenz , January 14th, 2021

What are the connections between climate change, global capitalism, xenophobia and white supremacy? Marc Schuller does in his new book something rather unusual: He asks big questions. Humanity’s…

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Brexitannia: The Faces and Voices of Brexit

Maximilian C. Forte , May 24th, 2019

First shown at London’s East End Festival in June of 2017, Brexitannia was the very first documentary about Brexit. It is a striking and deeply pensive film, in…


Feature Essay: The Case of Brexit, Expertise and Linguaphobia: Cosmopolitanism, Language and the Politics of Value by Sarah Burton

Rose Deller , December 11th, 2018

In this feature essay, The Case of Brexit, Expertise and Linguaphobia: Cosmopolitanism, Language and the Politics of Value, Sarah Burton argues that the heightened expression of antipathy towards lang…

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Maddalena Gretel Cammelli and Jonathan Friedman: PC Worlds: Political Correctness and Rising Elites at the End of Hegemony

Focaal Web Editor , May 17th, 2018

Maddalena Gretel Cammelli interviews Jonathan Friedman on his new book, PC Worlds. A version of this interview has also been published in Italian on Il Lavoro Culturale. MGC:…


Sheila Jasanoff – Cosmopolitan visions: Science and Reason in a World of Difference

Cosmopolitan Imperialism: Obama Does Anthropology in Laos?

Maximilian C. Forte , September 8th, 2016

“Obama, the cerebral son of an anthropologist”—this is how the Associated Press touted soon to be ex-president Barack Obama on his visit to Laos this week. The AP…


The New Victorianism, Imperialism, and Identity Politics

Maximilian Forte , July 27th, 2016

Victorian Parallels in the New Imperialism “The New Imperialism” is not a very efficient conceptual phrase since it requires a lot of labour to clarify what one means…