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Situating our knowledge practices: a review of AusSTS2021 by Jaya Keaney

Jaya Keaney , September 20th, 2021


In June 2021, more than 180 early-career Science and Technology Studies (STS) scholars and participants congregated at this year’s Australasian STS Graduate Network Conference (henceforth AusSTS2021)…


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Advertising Change: Presenting a New New Zealander?

The Familiar Strange , October 25th, 2020


The Southern Man advert is aiming to speak to a specific audience of beer drinkers, assumed by Speight’s to be men. Other beer companies have played with similar…


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The Bubble: A New Medical and Public Health Vocabulary For COVID-19 Times by Nayantara Sheoran Appleton

Nayantara Sheoran Appleton , May 4th, 2020


Bubble, bubble, Mum, Mum, give bubble! The task of keeping a two-year-old busy at home during a national ‘Level 4’ lockdown to prevent the spread of global virus,…


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Speak the Names of Those Who Were Lost

Adam Hodges , April 10th, 2019


Naming can dignify, disparage or even deny one’s social standing. Days after the horrific attack on the Christchurch mosque in New Zealand, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern spoke about…


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Tereza Kuldova: Think before you “heart” it: NZ street gangs guarding mosques in the aftermath of terror a PR stunt

Focaal Web Editor , March 24th, 2019


Over the past two days, my Facebook feed has been flooded with shares of articles featuring New Zealand patched street gangs and outlaw motorcycle clubs—Mongrel Mob, Black Power,…


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Holding, Centering, Being: The many ways we live in the world.

Uzma , March 19th, 2019


Images and notes overwhelmed my various forms of media: I was flooded with New Zealand. My heart was flooded, my being was flooded, and I knew, once again,…


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Susanna Trnka’s One Blue Child: Asthma, Responsibility, and the Politics of Global Health by Paul Mason

Paul Mason , February 15th, 2018


One Blue Child: Asthma, Responsibility, and the Politics of Global Health By Susanna Trnka Stanford University Press, 2017, 262 pages.   Bringing children to the field can change…


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Guest Blog: ‘Easy Living’ by Morgan

localcult. , January 6th, 2017


In the ‘90s, state houses were being sold as part of the market-oriented reforms and the remaining housing stock was rented at market rates. Combined with the cuts…


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Static noise

localcult. , December 14th, 2016


Created using the static and peak noise recorded on a field recorder while walking around the suburbs of Glen Innes and Panmure, Auckland (in particular the area of…


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Glen Innes Soundscape

localcult. , December 7th, 2016


Recorded in Glen Innes on 2/12/16 – 3/12/16 (Headphones recommended)


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Settler Colonialism and Weed Ecology

Chitra , November 2nd, 2016


Timothy Neale, Deakin’s University § *All photographs are by the author Two propositions to start: there is a significant parallel (or companionship) between settlers and weeds; and, there is…


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Sheds

Photos:Berhampore dairy, green garage, three seats

Adelaide road flat 21/7/2016 11:20AM Photos by Jonathan Foster

Photos: Rice Bowl Burger Bar + Halal Butcher — Newtown, Wellington

When Worlds Collide: A tale of parenting and an optimistic undergraduate

lorenagibson , June 28th, 2016


I am pleased to welcome guest blogger Jess Thompson to anthropod. In this post Jess shares her experiences of being a parent and university student, adding to our…


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Doing the squiggly writing – a guest blog post

lorenagibson , June 22nd, 2016


I am delighted to welcome guest blogger Charlotte Weston, who agreed to write this piece following my earlier post on Doing fieldwork with kids: Part I. These posts…


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Doing fieldwork with kids: Part I

lorenagibson , June 11th, 2016


Recently I started a new research project looking at the social impacts of three Sistema-inspired orchestral music education programmes operating in low decile schools in the Wellington region,…


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Aesthetic: The New Zealand Symposium of Gastronomy

foodanthro , May 2nd, 2016


An intriguing call for papers: Aesthetic: The New Zealand Symposium of Gastronomy Auckland, 2-4 September 2016. The Symposium of Gastronomy welcomes scholars, cooks, food writers and armchair foodies…


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Squeezing one year of fieldwork in New Zealand in three months

standplaatswereld , March 19th, 2016


By Vivian Mac Gillavry Photo: A. Martineau During the first year of my Bachelor study in anthropology, we were told that the best field research should take at…


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Museums and Ecology: The Story of “Little Frog” (Ranunculus paucifolius)

therezamiller , February 16th, 2016


By Joanna Cobley, University of Canterbury § One botanical specimen collected in the late nineteenth century provides the starting point for this commentary on “museums and ecology.” What can…


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28. Trans-Pacific Partnership a threat to internet freedom

John Postill , February 6th, 2016


via Liberationtech ‏@Liberationtech 31m31 minutes ago #TPP Deal Signed in #NewZealand is a Threat to Your Internet Freedom The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal was signed by New Zealand…


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#TheoryThursday

Unknown , August 27th, 2015


TW: Discussions of Racism  Defining ethnocentrism  Recognizing and addressing ethnocentrism is one of the most important parts of anthropological practice. Being ethnocentric involves evaluati…


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#TheoryThursday

Anth Sisters , August 27th, 2015


TW: Discussions of Racism  Defining ethnocentrism  Recognizing and addressing ethnocentrism is one of the most important parts of anthropological practice. Being ethnocentric involves evaluati…


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