Tag: Embodiment

Ramadan as an anthropologist

standplaatswereld , September 13th, 2022

By Lilian Ebbelaar Ramadan to me was always something that was so interesting. It had this kind of mysterious feeling and always felt strange to me. Why are…

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Ethnographic Monographs – or now for something else?

standplaatswereld , April 18th, 2022

By Herbert Ploegman; Didi Boldewijn, Maya Roettger and Lorenzo Horwitz; Alice Riva, Claudia Rapisarda, Elisabeth Jongmans and Jasper Schotte; Ashley Prather and Maira van Emden Two crumpled up…

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“Un-fixing” hormones: searching for the multiple in hormonal selves

Lisa Raeder , October 6th, 2020

What are hormones? While biomedical notions of hormones focus on their biological functions in bodies, hormones are also cultural artifacts, shaping understandings of health, normalcy, and what it…


On The Social Life of TBI

Austin Duncan , September 29th, 2020

A Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a common injury that occurs when a physical blow or force to the head damages the brain inside the skull—full stop. As…


Isabel Laack on her book, Aztec Religion and Art of Writing

| , December 16th, 2019

https://brill.com/view/title/54201 Interview by Patawee Promsen Patawee Promsen: Can you share more about how you have come to be interested in this research topic, especially Nahua pictorial writing…

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Ep. #33: Getting ready for the field: Themed panel with Dr Siobhan McDonnell

The Familiar Strange , March 17th, 2019

This month on TFS, we bring you a special themed panel with Dr Siobhan McDonnell about getting ready to go to the field. Siobhan is a legal anthropologist…

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All you need is love…

Pris Nasrat , August 18th, 2018

In her two part article Envisioning Theory: An Anthropological Teaching Experiment, Dr Stefanie Mauksch narrates the pedagogical experiments that she and her co-teacher Dr Friederike Eichner. These ex…


Intimacy and Violence

Julia Brown , April 25th, 2018

A shaft of afternoon light began to stream through the window of the clinic room. Observing the light reflected in my eyes, she now saw in them the…

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Time-ing Out of Old Age with Marc Augé #ageing

Carrie Ryan , December 20th, 2016

I have carried Marc Augé’s book Everyone Dies Young (New York: Columbia University Press 2016), with me everywhere these past two months. When walking through a meadow or…