Tag: otherness

Slutever, Pegging the Patriarchy, and Normalising BDSM

The Familiar Strange , November 21st, 2021


Cara Delevingne’s ‘Peg the Patriarchy’ moment from the 2021 Met Gala undoubtedly missed the mark. Delevingne and Dior both failed to credit the original creator of the slogan,…


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“We wunt be druv”- Intolerance of Tyranny at Lewes Bonfire

melissageere , February 4th, 2019


by Melissa Geere Lewes, a small town just ten minutes from the University of Sussex, makes headlines every November for its famous Bonfire celebrations. In 2018, the headlines were not…


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Liminality: Unfixed Culture, Unfixed Selves

guestanthropologist , November 26th, 2018


by Gertrude Lamare It was June of 2015, and we were on the road, travelling down to Umwang village in Assam, to witness the completion of a much-delayed…


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Becoming Human: Malala Yousafzai and the Politics of Representation

Carlo Ceglia , November 12th, 2018


by Carlo Ceglia Malala. It is enough to say her first name. How did this 21-year-old Pakistani girl – the youngest, as well as the only female Pakistani,…


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Colombia’s referendum to end a 50 years Cold War

cultureandcapitalismblog , November 30th, 2016


by Lucía Arcoiris © Felipe Chica Jimenez Colombia has lived an internal conflict for more than 50 years. Since 2012, peace dialogues with FARC, the largest ongoing guerrilla…


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It’s not just about Chinese migrant workers

Xin Yuan Wang , June 22nd, 2015


Chinese female migrant workers working in a local reflective vest workshop. Photo by Xinyuan Wang A question always strikes me as I write up ethnography and prepare for…


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