Tag: geopolitics

Naming the Virus, Becoming the Virus: Affective Forces of Threat from Hà Nội to Atlanta and the Possibility for Anti-Racist Solidarities

Tiên-Dung Hà , July 6th, 2021


“Chống dịch như chống giặc” (“Fight the pandemic like an invader”) has become Vietnam’s slogan in its battle against COVID-19. From the pandemic’s onset until April 2021, Vietnam…


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On the Search for the Origins of COVID-19: A Forum by Andrew Lakoff

Andrew Lakoff , March 4th, 2021


More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the origin of the virus causing the disease remains uncertain. The predominant theory is that its emergence in human populations…


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From 9/11 to 2008 and COVID-19: Signs and Wonders of a Collapsing Global (Dis)order

Maximilian C. Forte , April 26th, 2020


Part 1 of 5 of the COVID-19 Series lasting from April 26 through April 30. Corona—meaning: a crown. Travelling around the world, as if at full gallop. Firing…


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New Book: Simon Dalby’s Anthropocene Geopolitics

jeremy schmidt , February 12th, 2020


A great looking new title from Simon Dalby from the University of Ottawa Press. Anthropocene Geopolitics: Globalization, Security, Sustainability We now find ourselves in a new geological age:…


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No Country for Anthropologists?

Daniele Cantini , July 18th, 2019


The conference No Country for Anthropologists? Ethnographic Research in the Contemporary Middle East, which we co-organized and hosted at the University of Zurich in November 2018, addressed major…


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Florin Poenaru: Romanian protests: A cake with three layers (and a cherry on top)

Focaal Web Editor , February 27th, 2017


In the past four weeks, Romania has witnessed some of the biggest protests in the post-communist era. Hundreds of thousands of people in cities across the country took…


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State Intervention in Financial Markets: Why Geopolitics Matter

Human Economy Blog , December 30th, 2015


By Tijo Salverda There is not much new in the observation that markets are closely intertwined with political authority. In the past authorities guaranteed markets to operate, while…


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State Intervention in Financial Markets: Why Geopolitics Matter

Unknown , December 30th, 2015


By Tijo Salverda There is not much new in the observation that markets are closely intertwined with political authority. In the past authorities guaranteed markets to operate, while…


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State Intervention in Financial Markets: Why Geopolitics Matter

Human Economy Blog , December 30th, 2015


By Tijo Salverda There is not much new in the observation that markets are closely intertwined with political authority. In the past authorities guaranteed markets to operate, while…


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State Intervention in Financial Markets: Why Geopolitics Matter

Human Economy Blog , December 30th, 2015


By Tijo Salverda There is not much new in the observation that markets are closely intertwined with political authority. In the past authorities guaranteed markets to operate, while…


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18. Political technologists and civil society

John Postill , April 20th, 2015


By Muzammil M. Hussain This is the eighteenth post in the Freedom technologists series. The following are some passages taken (with permission) from chapter 4 of Hussain, M….


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