Tag: Mediterranean

Review: The “Grand Meze” Exhibit at the Mucem in Marseille, France

foodanthro , April 21st, 2022

Rachel Black (Connecticut College) This exhibit runs from May 19, 2021 – Dec. 31, 2023. Is food the most unifying element of the Mediterranean? By focusing on foodways…


Harnessing Indeterminacy: The Technopolitics of Hydrocarbon Prospects

Zeynep Oguz , July 20th, 2021

A drillship in the sea. Resource: Unsplash. Amidst an international crisis sparked by the scandalous confessions of a mafia boss and a pollution and climate change-triggered marine disaster…


MOOC “Sustainable food systems: a Mediterranean perspective”

foodanthro , April 16th, 2018

This is an announcement for a free, on-demand, on-line, course on sustainable food systems. It is an intriguing model for providing certain kinds of education about food (and…


Migrant deaths: explaining variations over time and across smuggling routes

Ferruccio Pastore , April 4th, 2016

Large amounts of economic, political and communication resources are being invested (how effectively is another matter) in trying to deal with the refugee crisis. The same can hardly…


Vicki Squire: 12 Days in Lampedusa: The potential and perils of a photo essay

Focaal Web Editor , January 11th, 2016

This post is also part of a series on migration and the refugee crisis moderated and edited by Prem Kumar Rajaram (Central European University). I visited Lampedusa from 24…