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Review: Vino

foodanthro , May 31st, 2022

Campanale, Joe, and Joshua David Stein. Vino: The Essential Guide to Real Italian Wine. Clarkson Potter, 2022. 320 pp. ISBN 9780593136140. Jesse Dart, Arizona State University, Swette Center…


Noelle Molé Liston on her book, The Truth Society

| , May 16th, 2022

Interview by Jonah Rubin https://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/9781501750793/the-truth-society/ Jonah Rubin: So much has been written about what media literacy scholars have termed our …

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An Anthropological Approach to mHealth: Health & Care in the Smartphone Age

alex.clegg , March 3rd, 2022

Author: Charlotte Hawkins As part of the ASSA project, we are currently working to publish a volume called: ‘An Anthropological Approach to mHealth: Health & Care in the…

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Shireen Walton discusses her book, Ageing with Smartphones in Urban Italy

| , November 29th, 2021

Ageing with Smartphones in Urban Italy Interview by Rachel Howard Rachel Howard: As you note, active aging agendas “aim to encourage people to exercise control over the aging…

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Maximilian C. Forte , June 5th, 2021

On March 11, 2020, when the World Health Organization announced that COVID-19’s spread was now a pandemic, and on March 13, 2020, when here in Quebec a total…


Review: Food Festivals

dsutton20 , January 11th, 2021

Food Festivals and Local Development in Italy: A Viewpoint from Economic Anthropology. Michele Filippo Fontefrancesco. London: Palgrave MacMillan. ISBN #978-3-030-53321-2. Xli + 179 pp Dav…


Lisa Rofel and Sylvia Yanagisako on Fabricating Transnational Capitalism

| , January 4th, 2021

Interview by Janet Connor https://www.dukeupress.edu/fabricating-transnational-capitalism Janet Conner: Why is fashion so good for thinking about capitalism? Lisa Rofel and Sylvia Yanagi…

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Lauren Crossland-Marr takes the page 99 test

| , December 7th, 2020

Re-reading page 99 of my dissertation, I’m snapped back to the mosque in Milan, Italy that I came to know so well. Where public school children convened to…

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Changing perspectives, Infrastructuring care

Rebecca_Irons , November 27th, 2020

MICHELA COZZA On 21 March 2020, during the first COVID-19 pandemic peak in Italy, a group of doctors working at the Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital in Bergamo, published…

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Singing with Pippa Bacca

Chelsea Horton , November 20th, 2020

In noughties Italy, the Bubble Gum choir performed a liberatory counterimage of the feminine. Today, Bacca’s chorus breathes new life into the ensemble of characters and an impermanent…

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The Montanelli Case: Sexuality, Race, and Colonial Forgetting in BLM Italy.

Diego Maria Malara , October 26th, 2020

Indro Montanelli (1909-2001), the most famous journalist in Italian history, is an intellectual figure whose memory commands respect across Italy’s political spectrum. But, following the global protes…


Mourning while fighting for justice: The first months of the NOI DENUNCEREMO association, Bergamo, Italy by Chiara Alfieri

Chiara Alfieri , October 15th, 2020

This post was co-authored by members of CoMeSCov program who contributed to the development of research questions, data collection tools and data analysis: Firmin Kra, Francesca Mininel, Fleur…


Don’t Come Home this Year

Stefan Voicu , September 10th, 2020

‘Don’t come home this year’ is a short video about Romanian migrants returning home from Italy during the Covid-19 pandemic. The video uses viral live streamed footage of…


The Funny Wrath of Italy’s Viral Mayors

Chelsea Horton , June 19th, 2020

In March 2020, a video of Italian mayors scolding citizens for failing to stay at home went viral. Only ostensibly insignificant, these clickable white men reveal new forms…

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Sabina Perrino on her book, Narrating Migration

| , May 25th, 2020

https://www.routledge.com/Narrating-Migration-Intimacies-of-Exclusion-in-Northern-Italy-1st-Edition/Perrino/p/book/9781138584679 Interview by Daniela Narvaez Daniela Narvaez: In your book, you reflec…

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Ethical inversions due to COVID-19: Pandemic and local ironies in managing responsibilities by Viviana L. Toro Matuk

Viviana L. Toro Matuk , May 25th, 2020

On Friday March 21th 2020, the Fula men, who live in the town of Gabu, in the northeast of Guinea-Bissau, did not meet to pray in their mosques….


Austerity, Not COVID-19, Strains National Healthcare Systems by Megan Carney

Megan Carney , April 28th, 2020

Spain and Italy, two of the countries most affected early on by COVID-19, were also among the EU member-states that underwent severe and extended austerity measures following the…


2009 Mexico Swine Flu – 2020 Italy Covid19: How I Experienced A Double Quarantine

Rebecca_Irons , April 12th, 2020

SARA SALVATORI In this article, I will briefly describe my experiences during the two pandemics, swine flu and COVID-19,          when I accidentally l…

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Review: Italian Food Activism in Urban Sardinia

dsutton20 , April 12th, 2020

Carole Counihan. Italian Food Activism in Urban Sardinia: Place, Taste, and Community. Bloomsbury Academic. 2019. Pp. i-176. ISBN 9781474262286 (hardback) 9781474262309 (epdf) Abigail E. Adams (Centr…


Italy’s Hidden Epidemic: The Shadow of the Mafia over Post-Emergency Europe

Rebecca_Irons , April 11th, 2020

FRANCESCO FLORIS On 4th April, more than two months after the declaration of the state of emergency and almost one month after the start of the quarantine throughout…

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Andrea Tollardo: No return to old normalities: Reflections on a time of passage in locked down Italy

focaal_admin , April 9th, 2020

At the end of February, the center of Italian capital encountered an unexpected problem. Not an unforeseeable one, but one that was not previously thought possible in the…


Sandro Mezzadra: Politics of struggles in the time of pandemic

focaal_admin , April 9th, 2020

A prolonged wait at the pharmacy, a long queue before entering a supermarket. Experiences like this, today increasingly common, can help us to see how the spreading of…


The balcony: normativity lessons in times of crisis by Rebeca Ibáñez Martín

Rebeca Ibáñez Martín , April 9th, 2020

The balcony has become a powerful domestic space symbolizing corona-solidarity in the south of Europe. Movie clips of Italians singing their national anthem from their balconies were broadcast…


Allegro vivace… the Italian laboratory, for better or for worse

Alessandro Monsutti , April 7th, 2020

This little essay was conceived wandering in the Swiss countryside. I’m on sabbatical leave and my whole work and travel program has been disrupted by the measures taken…