Tag: ideology

ResonanceCast #2: Incitement and Coups

Jastinder Kaur , July 30th, 2021

Podcast with Jastinder Kaur and Daniel White, moderated by Ian M. Cook   Allegra Lab · ResonanceCast 2: Incitement And Coups   Referenced articles: Towards an Anthropology of…


Incitement! Incremental Theory for an Imminent Fascism

#Afterlives: Introduction

Marlene Schäfers , May 11th, 2020

Afterlives are proliferating. Whether it is empire or destruction, Ebola or punk, revolution or waste – there seems to exist hardly anything these days that does not have…


White Fans, Liberal Ideologies, and the Erasure of Black Stories in Gaming

Akil Fletcher , May 30th, 2019

Last month, the highly anticipated video game Mortal Kombat 11 (MK11) was released to an excited yet wary fighting game community. Game studio NetherRealm’s newest incarnation received praise…


How “Fake News” Lost Its Meaning

Adam Hodges , June 6th, 2018

Collins Dictionary named “fake news” its 2017 word of the year, an easy choice given the word’s “unprecedented usage increase” of 365 percent over the previous year. Collins…

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Book Review: Fragile Conviction: Changing Ideological Landscapes in Urban Kyrgyzstan by Mathijs Pelkmans

Rose Deller , April 11th, 2018

In Fragile Conviction: Changing Ideological Landscapes in Urban Kyrgyzstan, Mathijs Pelkmans offers an ethnography of everyday life in a former mining town in southern Kyrgyzstan that focuses on the…

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Trump Echoes Bush in Middle East Visit

Adam Hodges , June 1st, 2017

President Introduces New Term into Counterterrorism Lexicon President Trump embarked on his first international trip since moving into the White House after a special counsel was appointed to…

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Scholars shouldn’t read the New York Times

eli , April 27th, 2017

If Noam Chomsky had done nothing else, he would have given us one of the strongest critique of the New York Times as the guarantor of nationalist ideology for the U.S.’s…


The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, Week 6: Lee D. Baker on Ta-Nehisi Coates

smulla16 , October 12th, 2016

The editors of Anthropoliteia are happy to present the latest entry in on ongoing series The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, which will mobilize anthropological work as a pedagogical…


Polina Manolova: Brexit and the production of “illegal” EU migrants

Focaal Web Editor , July 6th, 2016

Bulgarians on their way to the “West” EU immigration was the primary source of contention in the debates surrounding the recent referendum about the United Kingdom’s EU membership….


#Review: The Politics of Humanitarianism: Power, Ideology and Aid

Nichola Khan , May 18th, 2016

Humanitarianism is a chimera, arguably an infection, but certainly an ethos and organising principle of our age that intersects with transformative moral-political modes of inquiry and praxis. This…


Why I’m Voting for the Boycott Part 1: David vs. Goliath

Kerim , April 15th, 2016

Last November anthropologists attending the AAA business meeting in Denver voted by an astounding 1040-136 to endorse the resolution to boycott Israeli academic institutions, but this was just…

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An Anniversary as a Laboratory #HumanRights

Allegra , March 21st, 2016

This Allegra week we focus on a theme that we have addressed numerous times earlier: human rights. This repeated attention is not entirely coincidental as the theme features…


乌镇时代 | Wuzhen Times

Gabriele , December 10th, 2014

The first World Internet Conference was held November 19-21, in the scenic water village of Wuzhen (proudly endorsed by 7,000 years of history). English-language tech bloggers and news…

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