Tag: sharing

#Failures: Failure is a Feeling

Gareth Breen , September 23rd, 2020

We were sat upstairs in a favourite hot-pot restaurant in old Taipei, nestled in between a deep red temple and a scooter repair shop, behind a metro station….


Part Two: Reciprocity and Its Discontents

Haidy Geismar , January 21st, 2020

Patricia G. Lange, California College of the Arts   Mary Douglas, a key figure in the field of anthropology, once famously asserted that in small-scale societies, “the cycling…

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Sharing Polar Cultures and Knowledge: Perspectives from Libraries and Archives

fstammle , December 11th, 2019

Our colleagues from the library have alerted us to their colloquium, which is this year about the participation of knowledge-holders in the sharing and archiving practices that have…

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The fool with the watering can, or asynchronous time travelling by Jeannette Pols

Jeannette Pols , September 17th, 2018

One of the most bewildering and fascinating things about spending time with people with dementia is that they can rapidly travel through time. This was most clear with…


#Review: White Gold. Stories of Breast Milk Sharing

Michael Costello , March 20th, 2018

Those of the general public who have heard of milk kinship usually regard milk kinship as a feature of “primitive”, “tribal” lineage-based societies, often semi-feudal, with residues almost…


Giving Gifts and the Spirit of Sharing

Gamwell , December 21st, 2016

Giving Gifts and the Spirit of Sharing Summary: Why can’t you get rid of that ugly sweater from Grandma? What rules dictate your selection of gifts this holiday…

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Mate: The Drink Beyond a Drink w/ Guilherme Heiden

Gamwell , March 7th, 2016

Coca and Mate by Guilherme Heiden and Adam Gamwell Mate (pronounced mah-tay), or more commonly known as yerba mate for English speakers, is an herbal tea drink native…

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