Tag: geology

Exceptional Geologies as Models for Life in Oklahoma’s “Fracking-Scenes”

Editorial Note: This post is part of our series highlighting the work of the Anthropology and Environment Society’s 2019 Roy A. Rappaport Prize Finalists. We asked them to outline…

Settler Geology: Earth’s deep history and the governance of in situ oil spills in Alberta

Those who follow debates around the Anthropocene will be familiar with a very prominent premise: that the scale of the Anthropocene is incommensurate with human time. Or, in…

Bodies of Flesh and Ore: Geosocial Formation of Miners and Metal in Highland Bolivia

Editorial Note: This post is part of our series highlighting the work of the Anthropology and Environment Society’s 2018 Roy A. Rappaport Prize Finalists. We asked them to outline the…

Dipesh Chakrabarty – The human and the geological: On Anthropocene time

Island Southeast Asian Geology & Volcanic Explosions

I've been trying to read as much as I can about the geological history of Southeast Asia for the book I'm working on. It's a fascinating topic: island…