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Assange and how truth does not set you free

john hutnyk , December 10th, 2021

******************** On thursday 9th Dec 2021 the first 15 minutes of my lecture on Media outlined the reasons why the extradition of Julian Assange should be opposed and…


Pantomime Terror and Global South Asia on Screen

john hutnyk , December 3rd, 2021

Cheap paperback stocking stuffers… – though I wonder if 1 left in stock contradicts that whole value-scarcity thing. Pretty sure there is more than one.


What Netflix Got Wrong About Indigenous Storytelling

Andrea Malaya M. Ragragio and Myfel D. Paluga , December 1st, 2021

An Indigenous Pantaron Manobo man sports a pendant necklace imbued with sacred power. Andrea Malaya M. Ragragio Within days of its release last June, the Netflix animated series…


30 Minute Methods in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, TDTU.

john hutnyk , November 30th, 2021

The most useful thing I heard anyone say (it was Olivia Harris) about a methods course is that it should never be a discussion of how to, but…



john hutnyk , November 29th, 2021

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Sholay wiki

john hutnyk , November 23rd, 2021

Though the music from the film Sholay won’t be part of this week’s lecture on music and allegory (Adorno and Jazz), it probably should be. If you watched…


From Things and Stuff to Radically Optimist Multi-Modal Platform

Felix Girke , November 17th, 2021

On May 20, 2021, Felix Girke, a member of our editorial collective, gave a presentation in the framework of the workshop “Multimodal Digital Publishing” hosted by the Working…


30 Minute Methods – TDTU, Vietnam – Professor Paolo Favero

john hutnyk , November 16th, 2021

Prof Paolo Favero, Uni Antwerp, Belgium:  ‘Expanded Ethnography: technologies and the senses’ and coming up next: at TDTU: 2. Tues November 23, 2021, at 4pm HCMC….


Coming Soon: The MultiRepository

Owen Kohl , October 14th, 2021

This post introduces a new collaborative project coming soon to CASTAC: an archive of online platforms that highlights how researchers have utilized different communicative modes and media in…


GAA 2021 Conference Diary: Atmospheric Discussions?

Tabea Scharrer , October 11th, 2021

In collaboration with the conference organisers, Allegra had reached out to a number of colleagues to submit some impressions in the form of “daily diaries” from the recent…


Historien om det kontrafaktiske sjakkspråket – fra russisk til norsk

sprakprat , September 17th, 2021

Det tok 20 år fra jeg oppdaget en kontrafaktisk imperfektiv verbbruk i russisk (og fransk) sjakkspråk til jeg kikket meg selv i speilet og fant en kontrafaktisk presens…


Ways of Looking: Alternative Encounters with Art and Artifacts

Susan Shih Chang , September 16th, 2021

“When we encounter something beautiful, we usually experience two kinds of reactions. One may be moved by learning the background of the work or the artist, while the…


Ethnographic Film at the Crossroads

Christos Varvantakis , July 29th, 2021

Ethnographic film is blooming Ethnographic film, however loosely defined, is blooming. While to track and map the entire production of ethnographic film appears next-to impossible, I want to…


Like, Share, Comment, and Follow: Labor and Capital on Instagram

Lakshita Malik , July 14th, 2021

Screenshot of the Instagram profile of the influencer discussed in the blog. Social media content creator Ishita Mangal (@ishitamangal) uploaded a post with multiple slides on her Instagram…


Wazhmah Osman talks about her book, Television and the Afghan Culture Wars

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https://www.press.uillinois.edu/books/catalog/29bgf5br9780252043550.html Interview by Narges Bajoghli Narges Bajoghli: What made you write this book and want to focus on the media in Afghan…

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Days of Their Lives: The Limits, Possibilities, and Parallels of Media-Ted Research during a Pandemic

Sreenidhi Krishnan , June 17th, 2021

On a regular day, a Hindi soap opera production set in Mumbai is home to upwards of 100 artists and technicians – production associates, actors, make-up artists, costume…


Reviews: Theorising Media & Conflict

philbu , March 30th, 2021

This post compiles extracts of published reviews of the edited volume Theorising Media & Conflict (eds. P. Budka & B. Bräuchler, Berghahn Books, 2020). Younes Saramifar (Free University…

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Interview: Theorising Media & Conflict

philbu , March 14th, 2021

In an interview for the University of Vienna’s Uni:view Magazin, I am talking about the edited volume Theorising Media and Conflict (Berghahn Books, 2020), its purpose, conclusions and…

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Covid-19, Fatness, and Risk: Medico-Media Discourses and Stigma

Tina Sikka , January 26th, 2021

European Network for Workplace Health Promotion Contemporary English speaking media and popular medical discourses on Covid-19 have been notable in their stigmatization of fatness by implicitly and ex…


Rachel Plotnick on her book, Power Button

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Interview by Kevin Laddapong https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/power-button Kevin Laddapong: In Power Button, you bring readers back to the early days of buttons and encourage readers to think…

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In the meantime on the other side of the world…

standplaatswereld , November 18th, 2020

By Marina de Regt     While we were all busy watching the US elections in the first week of November, an armed conflict broke out on the other side…

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Like: Memetic Analogies in Social Media

Johanna Schuster-Craig, Johannes von Moltke , September 9th, 2020

Memes circulating on the net articulate simple comparisons with political intent, for example as an analogy between the USA today and “Weimar” back then, or between German and…

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Double Injustice: Media Racism

john hutnyk , July 28th, 2020

Back in 2003 Imogen Bunting, whose birthday it would have been today, wrote this on the film INJUSTICE by Tariq and Ken. To date the film still has…


Anthropology and Economics in the Public Eye

Chelsea Horton , July 20th, 2020

How can anthropologists approach the influence of economists? The COVID-19 pandemic and how to mitigate its effects is only one recent public and policy issue on which anthropologists…

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