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Review: Bigger Fish to Fry: A Theory of Cooking as Risk, with Greek Examples

foodanthro , March 25th, 2022


David E. Sutton, Bigger Fish to Fry: A Theory of Cooking as Risk, with Greek Examples, Berghahn, 2021, ISBN 978-1-80073-223-0 (hbk), ISBN 978-1-80073-224-7 (ebook), 142 pages. Amy Trubek…


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David Sutton on his book, Bigger Fish to Fry

| , February 14th, 2022


Interview by Ariana Gunderson https://www.berghahnbooks.com/title/SuttonBigger Ariana Gunderson: You write that “cooking involves a code and its instantiations,” (Sutton 2021, 15). Do you c…


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“Every Time You Make A Recipe, You Take A Risk,” An Interview With David Sutton

foodanthro , October 25th, 2021


David Beriss I sat down with David Sutton for a wonderful conversation about his research. We explore commensality, synesthesia, memory, national foods, how to learn about cooking, and…


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Dimitris Dalakoglou, Georgos Poulimenakos: The Past is on Fire: Wildfires, (Un)imagined Communities and the Shift to the Tourism of the 1%

focaal_admin , September 30th, 2021


In Greece, during the summer of 2021, we saw again a proliferation of wildfires that went on for days, like in 2020. While the climate change argument makes…


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Inviting disasters

Eleni Kotsira , May 14th, 2021


One particularly warm morning in September 2020, I am looking at photographs and videos in the media depicting the aftermath of medicane (Mediterranean hurricane) Ianós that just rampaged…


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Thesis Review and Discussion: The Metamorphosis of Greek Cuisine

kgraf , April 29th, 2021


Kapari Deli in Athens city centre, Greece Photographs by Nafsika Papacharalampous If you have written a recent thesis in the Anthropology of Food or would like to review…


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Aliki Angelidou: “It is not the police that enters the universities, but democracy”: Greek universities as spearhead of an authoritarian turn

focaal_admin , March 18th, 2021


On February 22nd police forces entered the campus of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, heavily beating many students, arresting 31 of them, and teargasing all those present, including…


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In the Journals – Police Abolition

allisontedesco , August 24th, 2020


Allegory of Justice (Sanctity of the Law) by The Metropolitan Museum of Art via PICRYL Welcome back to In the Journals! This ongoing series aims to bridge conversations…


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The Vanishing Land: In Search of a Myth for Samothraki

colinhoag , May 12th, 2020


By Eleni Kotsira, University of St Andrews § It is an evening in the early days of August 2019. I am sitting at a café in an alleyway…


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Coronavirus: Less Humanitarianism, More Politics!

Julie Billaud , March 25th, 2020


This essay was written seated on my couch, trying to make sense of the contemporary ‘state of emergency’ as the world around me has gradually come to a…


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#Review: Out of “love” and “solidarity”

Anna Kyriazi , July 19th, 2019


Out of “love” and “solidarity”, an ethnography written in Greek, is Katerina Rozakou’s insightful study of two volunteer organizations that helped refugees in Athens in the early 200…


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Book Review: Athens and the War on Public Space: Tracing a City in Crisis by Klara Jaya Brekke, Christos Filippidis and Antonis Vradis

Rose Deller , February 19th, 2019


In Athens and the War on Public Space: Tracing a City in Crisis, Klara Jaya Brekke, Christos Filippidis and Antonis Vradis merge textual and visual material to focus on Athen’s…


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Green Economy and Promises for the Future in Greece #WhoseGreen?

Daniel Knight , January 23rd, 2019


The green economy is supposed to reduce environmental degradation while supporting sustainable development within the framework of neoliberal markets by incorporating accountability into the appropria…


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Rembetika Food

Bite Club , August 20th, 2018


By Angela Glaros I have been reading cookbooks since childhood (along with Heloise’s Household Hints, another leisure reading genre).  Much later, when I began studying anthropology, cooking and…


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#Review: The Road – An Ethnography of (Im)Mobility, Space, and Cross-border Infrastructures in the Balkans

Evanthia Patsiaoura , February 1st, 2018


Central to the capturing cover-image, the downhill stone-paved street of the Pazari district of Gjirokastër, south Albania, reflects the orientation of Dimitris Dalakoglou’s book The Road: An Ethnogra…


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The Politics of Grieving in Turkey

Oguz Alyanak , January 18th, 2018


The Death of the Maden Family The Aegean Sea is a graveyard. Like its Mediterranean counterpart, its waters are filled with human bodies that wash up on the…


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New underwater discoveries in Greece reveal ancient Roman engineering

Peter B Campbell , December 14th, 2017


Underwater excavations at Lechaion, the ancient harbour of Corinth, provide insight into engineering by the Roman Empire New archaeological excavations at the ancient port of Corinth have uncovered…


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Book Review: Alter-Globalization in Southern Europe: Anatomy of a Social Movement by Eduardo Zachary Albrecht

Rose Deller , December 14th, 2017


In Alter-Globalization in Southern Europe: Anatomy of a Social Movement, Eduardo Zachary Albrecht explores the alter-globalisation movements in Spain, Italy and Greece that envisage resistance less as…


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New underwater discoveries in Greece reveal ancient Roman engineering

Peter B Campbell , December 14th, 2017


Underwater excavations at Lechaion, the ancient harbour of Corinth, provide insight into engineering by the Roman Empire New archaeological excavations at the ancient port of Corinth have uncovered…


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What mysteries could be unlocked by new Antikythera shipwreck finds?

Peter B Campbell , October 10th, 2017


Excavation has revealed fragments of bronze sculpture and raises the possibility of several buried statues in the area. So what do these discoveries tell us? The shipwreck at…


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What mysteries could be unlocked by new Antikythera shipwreck finds?

Peter B Campbell , October 10th, 2017


Excavation has revealed fragments of bronze sculpture and raises the possibility of several buried statues in the area. So what do these discoveries tell us? The shipwreck at…


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Solidarity #humanitarianism: The blurred boundaries of humanitarianism in Greece

Katerina Rozakou , September 27th, 2017


Solidarity humanitarianism Taking as a vantage point the blossoming humanitarian milieu that emerged as a response to the “refugee crisis” in Greece after 2015, I reflect on how…


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4th Symposium of Greek Gastronomy

foodanthro , November 28th, 2016


Received from Mariana Kavroulaki, who you may contact at mkavroulakis@gmail.com if you have questions.  4th Symposium of Greek Gastronomy Known, Forgotten and Lost Grains Karanou, Chania/Crete. 29-30…


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Self-organization in Times of Austerity: The Solidarity Movement in Greece

Benjamin Beck , June 23rd, 2016


This paper seeks to contribute to the current discussion in Anthropology concerning austerity in the mediterranean area, see for example Narotzky (2015), Knight & Charles (2015), etc. After…


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