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Double Injustice: Media Racism

john hutnyk , July 28th, 2020


Back in 2003 Imogen Bunting, whose birthday it would have been today, wrote this on the film INJUSTICE by Tariq and Ken. To date the film still has…


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Sommerprogramm

Herausgeberinnen und Herausgeber , July 19th, 2020


Geschichte der Gegenwart startet ein spannendes Sommerprogramm mit Lese- und Filmtipps, jeden Sonntag! Und hier gibt’s schon ein paar erste Empfehlungen.


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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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Ten Film Scenes Every Stay-At-Home Cinephile Should Know

Chelsea Horton , June 19th, 2020


Ted Gideonse is a medical anthropologist who studies the effects of public health discourses about HIV and drugs. As people with more than a passing understanding of biology…


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1988 fieldwork with Patrick Swayze.

john hutnyk , April 25th, 2020


  Full story here: The Rumour of Calcutta


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The Space-Time of Infrastructure #Roadsides

Christine Bichsel , March 25th, 2020


“Lena, you can turn on the camera now.” The view of the space station changes from monitor to film image. The opening scene of Andrei Ujică’s film Out…


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The model for teaching at TDTU – in collaboration with Đỗ Thị Xuân Hương and Võ Nguyễn Thiện Phúc

john hutnyk , November 22nd, 2019


A somewhat random video made to explain a model of teaching for a class on Capital and Anthropology/Mapping at Ton Duc Thang University, Faculty of Social Sciences and…


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Gespaltene Kollektive. Identität und ihr Missbehagen in Samirs Baghdad In My Shadow

Rafaël Newman , November 20th, 2019


Eine progressive «Identitätspolitik”, die im Namen des Widerstandes gegen nationalistische Beschränkungen betrieben wird, muss verschiedene, disparate “kollektive Identitäten” für ein gemeinsames Ziel…


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Tut um Gottes Willen etwas Tapferes. Plädoyer für ein Reformations-Rashomon

Francisca Loetz, Jan-Friedrich Missfelder , October 13th, 2019


Verfilmungen von geschichtlichen Ereignissen sagen etwas darüber aus, wie „Geschichte“ gedacht wird. Wird sie als eindeutige und lineare Entwicklung gedacht, von wichtigen Personen gemacht, mit denen …


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Paramount Pictures Presents: Berufseinstieg in der Medienbranche

Inessa Pelitschev , October 12th, 2019


Die Medienbranche bietet für Geisteswissenschaftler*innen interessante Jobs. Wie es ist, als Berufseinsteigerin in einem großen Unternehmen wie Paramount zu arbeiten, erzählte mir Antonia, die seit ei…


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Global South Asia On Screen: India only edition.

john hutnyk , September 15th, 2019


via Global South Asia On Screen: India only edition. Available from Aakar Books Here. Rest of the world here (bloomsbury paperback in November) https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4826-8949   Just becaus…


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Mit Abstand. Andreas Hoesslis Film über die Revolutionen im Iran und in Polen

Svenja Goltermann , September 1st, 2019


1979 im Iran und 1980 in Polen bedrohen zwei Revolutionen die alten Mächte – im Iran stürzt der Shah, in Polen aber verhängt die Armee das Kriegsrecht. Der…


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Starke Frauen, prekäre Lebenswelten: Alexander Askoldows „Die Kommissarin“ neu gesehen

Gleb Albert, Yuri Birte Anderson , August 11th, 2019


Der Film „Die Kommissarin“ (1967) war zwanzig Jahre lang verboten. Die Thematisierung jüdischen Lebens und Sterbens sowie die unorthodoxe Darstellung der Bürgerkriegszeit passten nicht ins sowjetische…


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Der Kopf unter dem Hut. Helke Sanders kluger Film „Die allseitig reduzierte Persönlichkeit“

Janosch Steuwer , August 4th, 2019


Wenn über die Vereinbarkeit von Familie und Beruf öffentlich gesprochen wird, geht vor allem darum, wie Frauen trotz Kinder Karriere machen können. Dabei steht viel mehr zur Debatte….


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Sarah Mitchell takes the page 99 test

| , May 20th, 2019


For the sake of full disclosure, I’m going to start my reflection on my Page 99 with a quick nod to the blog’s editor. When Dr. Gershon started…


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Review: Us

guestanthropologist , April 29th, 2019


**Republished with permission from Tossed Observations Inc.** by Jonathan Craig Suspenseful, cinematically impressive, and majestically scored, Jordan Peele’s latest feature-length effort is, on balan…


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Pantomime Terror

john hutnyk , December 21st, 2018


This book is about storytelling and music video – well, also politics and terror, performance and television. HUTNYK_PANTOMIME TERROR The book tunes into music in three acts. I…


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‘Citizen Marx/Kane’ in “Marx at the Movies”, 2014

john hutnyk , December 9th, 2018


‘Citizen Marx/Kane’ – Hutnyk This chapter addresses the question of how, today, to start reading that rich book that is Marx’s Capital — of which an immense, even monstrous, accumula…


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Re-framing Crime, Violence, and Poverty: new cinematic narratives of Black criminality in Imperial Dreams

ngraulich , October 12th, 2018


Introduction: reframings Redmond (2017) has noted that, in order to garner support for the punitive policies of the War on Drugs, Americans were presented with stories that framed…


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Seeing Finance in 360° – This Anthro Life

Aneil Tripathy , August 8th, 2018


Hey there TAL listeners! Aneil has been working on a project centered on capturing the experience of working in finance with a fellow anthropologist and a filmmaker in London,…


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Its Only an Evil Cactus if Donkeys Chase You: Ethics and Psychedelics with Hamilton Morris – This Anthro Life

Ryan Collins , July 23rd, 2018


When TAL first interviewed Hamilton Morris, it was shortly after he and his production team had finished season 1 of Hamilton’s Pharmacopoeia. Now, Morris has completed two seasons…


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Cancer Culture avant la lettre by Vincent Bruyère

Vincent Bruyère , July 10th, 2018


Figure 1. Two views of Clara Jacobi (Netherlands, 1689). U.S. National Library of Medicinehttps://collections.nlm.nih.gov/catalog/nlm:nlmuid-101392944-img In the class I teach on illness narratives, c…


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The Single Shot: contribute a still or moving image from the field

The Familiar Strange , June 10th, 2018


Author: Dr. Natasha Fijn is based at the ANU Mongolia Institute. Her research focuses on multispecies ethnography and observational filmmaking. Ethnographic film and photography includes detailed obse…


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Re-viewing The Truman Show

standplaatswereld , June 5th, 2018


By Peter Versteeg.   “We accept the world with which we are presented” is probably the best summary of The Truman Show, a modern classic film from 1998. We,…


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