Tag: london

Water #Failures and Social Housing

Caterina Sartori , September 29th, 2020


Public and media discourses about housing estates are replete with highly problematic narratives of failure, riddled with classed and racialised tropes that cast estates, and especially modernist high…


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Gefährliche Gerüchte und „fake news“. Die Pest in London im Jahr 1665

Alfred Messerli , May 20th, 2020


Das Stadtbild ist völlig verändert, Vergnügungsstätten sind geschlossen, die Strassen wie ausgestorben. Menschen kaufen Vorräte, backen Brot und hadern mit rigiden Ausgangssperren. In Daniel Defoes „P…


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Hvordan sikre et mangfoldig og inkluderende boligmarked?

Jan-Tore Berghei , February 7th, 2020


av Mari Løken, Berit Nordahl og Gro Sandkjær Hanssen Å øke boligproduksjonen er et mål for både Oslos politikere og utbyggeraktører. Dette kan blant annet gjøres gjennom en…


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Walls of Expression and Dark Murals Tourism

Chelsea Horton , November 15th, 2019


Notes on the Battle of Cable Street mural—a colorful depiction of the day anti-fascists faced down by Oswald Mosely’s Blackshirts in London’s East End. The west wall of…


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Digital Anthropology in Practice

Haidy Geismar , July 9th, 2018


Jennifer Fu and Gemma Tortella-Procter, MSc. Digital Anthropology at UCL “What exactly constitutes ‘digital anthropology’?” While the practical projects we worked on may not provide a comprehensive an…


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Austerity Bites: Food Stories from Lewisham

Haidy Geismar , May 23rd, 2016


Via Gabriela Nicolescu, Goldsmiths Exhibition organised by the Goldsmith’sDepartment of Anthropology Venue: Weston Atrium, Stuart Hall Building, Goldsmiths Private View: 24th May, 17.30  Dates: …


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Don’t panic: the smart city is here!

dasdingwang , February 18th, 2016


Ding Wang, in her own words, ‘has a special interest in pursuing degrees whose names consist of two random words’ (specifically Tourism Management, Design Ethnography, and now Dig…


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Less public knowledge, more private meaning (lessons for politicians and brands)

Grant , September 2nd, 2015


This is a part of a map of London drawn by Fuller (aka Gareth Wood). Wood says that he created a map to show his relationship with the city over…


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Field Notes: This data collection is interfering with my dancing.

Hilary Agro , June 18th, 2015


The following is a selection of some of the more entertaining notes from my first official field research night. (The last post was a preliminary getting-a-feel-for-things outing.) I…


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