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Clashing scales of Brexit

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , June 29th, 2016


Mainstream newspapers, politicians and commentators across Europe instantly expressed dejection and bitterness in the face of the Brexit outcome, and avid Brexiteers have typically been portrayed as x…


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Clashing scales of Brexit

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , June 29th, 2016


Mainstream newspapers, politicians and commentators across Europe instantly expressed dejection and bitterness in the face of the Brexit outcome, and avid Brexiteers have typically been portrayed as x…


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Clashing scales of Brexit

thomashyllanderiksen , June 29th, 2016


Mainstream newspapers, politicians and commentators across Europe instantly expressed dejection and bitterness in the face of the Brexit outcome, and avid Brexiteers have typically been portrayed as x…


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From national icon to neoliberal monument

thomashyllanderiksen , June 23rd, 2016


This text began as a radio essay on BBC Radio 4 in November 2015, later developed into a web essay at Versopolis. It chronicles the shift from the mid…


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From national icon to neoliberal monument

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , June 23rd, 2016


This text began as a radio essay on BBC Radio 4 in November 2015, later developed into a web essay at Versopolis. It chronicles the shift from the…


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From national icon to neoliberal monument

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , June 23rd, 2016


This text began as a radio essay on BBC Radio 4 in November 2015, later developed into a web essay at Versopolis. It chronicles the shift from the…


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The Ultimate Proletarian and the Neoliberal Condition

Maximilian Forte , June 11th, 2016


“Proletarian” has acquired many layers of meaning over the centuries, possibly in part because the many, historically changing situations of proletarians became more complex. Since the advent of…


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It’s the culture, stupid! Or is it?

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , January 16th, 2016


The events in Cologne have sparked controversies across Europe. This time, the topic is not the economic and social costs of the…


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It’s the culture, stupid! Or is it?

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , January 16th, 2016


The events in Cologne have sparked controversies across Europe. This time, the topic is not the economic and social costs of the…


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It’s the culture, stupid! Or is it?

thomashyllanderiksen , January 16th, 2016


The events in Cologne have sparked controversies across Europe. This time, the topic is not the economic and social costs of the refugee crisis, but questions concerning culture…


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The Paris massacre and the Syrian refugee crisis

thomashyllanderiksen , November 14th, 2015


Two dramatic events, one unfolding over the last several years, the other a sudden shock, currently eclipse all other issues. Syrians desperate to escape their broken country enter…


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The Paris massacre and the Syrian refugee crisis

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , November 14th, 2015


Two dramatic events, one unfolding over the last several years, the other a sudden shock, currently eclipse all other issues. Syrians desperate to escape their broken country enter…


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The Paris massacre and the Syrian refugee crisis

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , November 14th, 2015


Two dramatic events, one unfolding over the last several years, the other a sudden shock, currently eclipse all other issues. Syrians desperate to escape their broken country enter…


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The Limits of the Virtuoso

Kerim , June 16th, 2015


Via @jbouie Pierre Bourdieu, in his famous critique of structuralism from Outline of a Theory of Practice, says: only a virtuoso with a perfect command of his “art…


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Abu Nidal and his children

thomashyllanderiksen , October 18th, 2014


Some years ago, I found myself in the passenger seat of a car trying to make its way through the city centre of Lahore. The traffic was confusing….


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#Mockthevote: A Case Study in Democratic Media Practice

puellaludens , December 2nd, 2012


Media practice and the 2012 elections: Theorizing new models of democratic participation This case study is named after a hashtag that was trending on Twitter during the three presidential…


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