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Ep#98 Human Centered Design & “Futurising” Insights: Dr Vaike Fors on Emergent Mobility Technologies

The Familiar Strange · Ep#98 Human Centered Design & “Futurising” Insights: Dr Vaike Fors on Emergent Mobility Technologies This week, Familiar Stranger Emma conducts her first interview! Emma…

Paper: Indigenizing digital futures

Budka, P. (2021). Indigenizing digital futures: The case of a web-based environment for remote First Nation communities in Northwestern Ontario, Canada. Paper at German Anthropological Association Co…

Entrepreneurship and Emergent Technologies: From Predicting to Creating the Future

“What is the motivator, what inspires us?” Stephen discusses with his teammate. “The reason is contribution, contribution to the world and to the future. It is about the…

For Future. Zum Problem des vorauseilenden Denkens

Zu den Symptomen einer Krise gehört die Ungewissheit darüber, was die Zukunft bringen wird. Das gilt heute nicht mehr. Mit unseren Gegenwartskrisen gehen wir um, indem wir sie…

The ‘Dark Ages’ – a misused metaphor for a post-antibiotic future by Rachel Irwin

In 2014, then Prime Minister David Cameron told the British public that ‘we are in danger of going back to the Dark Ages of medicine.’ He was introducing…

Space, Futures, Tech at “Changing Climates” — AAA/CASCA 2019

Space, Futures, Tech at “Changing Climates” — AAA/CASCA 2019 A list of space, futures, and tech related papers, panels, and roundtables, at the joint meeting of the Canadian Anthropology Society…

Ep #46 Reconfigurable: Elanor Huntington talks engineering, anthropology, & how we’re making our world

“Not only do we need engineers working alongside anthropologists to do good quality engineering, I also think that we need to do an anthropology of engineers… Engineers are…

Death of the superhero?

Reading the future is hard. It takes sharp eyes. It takes lively imaginations. It takes smart models. (There is a “good head on your shoulders” joke to be…

Hope or Resignation: the Future of Anthropology

By Matthias Teeuwen Standing at the end of my Master’s, the topic of this year’s anthropology day particularly spoke to me: Futures. What can I expect of the…

Producing the Anthropocene, Producing the Future/Water Futures

Editor’s note: Today we have the final installment of our “Anthropocene Melbourne Campus” series, featuring two related posts by Lauren Rickards and Ruth Morgan. Producing the Anthr…

Ep. #32 ‘Hula Hoops not Bicycles’: Genevieve Bell talks Anthropology, Technology & Building the Future

“We were bringing the voices of people that didn’t get inside the building, inside the building and making them count. And I took that as an incredible responsibility,…

Participatory approaches to design digital cultural futures. An interview with R. C. Smith

  Rachel Charlotte Smith is assistant professor of design anthropology at Aarhus University. Her research focuses on relations between design, culture and technology, specifically on social chang…

“I do want euthanasia, but not now.” Timing a request for euthanasia with dementia in the Netherlands by Natashe Lemos Dekker

Sitting on orange seats in the corridor, Ms Verbeek, her niece Hannie and I are waiting for the general practitioner. Ms Verbeek seems a little restless and is…

Allegralaboratory: Next step

Dear Allies, after a ‘magical intellectual carpet ride’ that has already lasted for five years, it is time for a new chapter in the life of our beloved…

#Review: Monrovia Modern

Monrovia Modern is a beautiful and perceptive book that describes the limitations and contradictions of architectural forms of political and urban imaginations in Monrovia. It will appeal to…

The decadence and depravity of Biosphere 2

Biosphere 2 is an Earth systems research facility on occupied Tohono O’odham land (in so-called Oracle, Arizona, just north of Cuk Ṣ…

Ethnographic Designs for Buen Vivir: Fieldnotes from Nicaragua

Co-Authored by Alex Nading, Josh Fisher, and Chantelle Falconer What does it mean to find value in urban ecologies? This question sparked our collaborative research in Ciudad Sandino,…

Video: Kinship and Belonging – Part IV of #FutureCentralAsia

In this panel, the three discussants, David Montgomery (Washington), Julie Billaud (Geneva), and Judith Beyer (Konstanz) are discussing the following three books: Eva-Marie Dubuisson. 2017. Living l…

Video: Islam – Part III of #FutureCentralAsia

In this panel, the three discussants, Till Mostowlansky (Hong Kong), Aksana Ismailbekova (Halle) and Eva-Marie Dubuisson (New York) are discussing the following three books: Julie Billaud. 2015. Kab…

Video: Nation – Part II of #FutureCentralAsia

In this panel, the three discussants, Jeanne Feaux de la Croix, Mateusz Laszczkowski, and Julie McBrien are discussing the following three books: Tim Epkenhans. 2016. The origins of…

Video: Ordering – Part I of #FutureCentralAsia

In this panel, the three discussants, Madeleine Reeves (Manchester / Konstanz), Tim Epkenhans (Freiburg) and Timothy Nunan (Berlin) are discussing the following three books: Judith Beyer. 2016. The…

After the Eulogy? The Future of Central Asian Studies in the Accelerated Academy

In an address to students at Indiana University in 2015, anthropologist and journalist Sarah Kendzior described Central Asian Studies as a ‘dying field’ and billed her address as…

Anticipating Law: The Prognostics of Fear and Hope #LawNet2017

This week Allies will once again be in action – this time at the 2017 EASA LawNet Workshop in Bern on September 19-21! The workshop engages with numerous topical themes…

Advice and Tips for Anthropologists #Anthroadvice

According to the AAA, anthropology is defined as the study of what makes us human. In accordance with its broad definition, the field of anthropology is incredibly diverse,…