Tag: sociality

Rethinking the house as a public health technology of preparedness by Imogen Bevan

Imogen Bevan , June 26th, 2020


The main public critique levelled at the UK government’s “Stay Home” campaign was its failure to be implemented fast enough, and the abandonment of community contact tracing in…


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Wording sociality and health: COVID-19’s lexicon revisited

Elena Burgos Martínez , June 15th, 2020


Anthr{dendum} welcomes guest blogger Elena Burgos Martinez. It is all a matter of words. The recent emergence of a wealth of COVID-19-related material shows that we all narrate…


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New Publication “Rethinking Sociality and Health through Transfiguration”

Dominik Mattes , April 30th, 2020


Hide Press Release (6 Less Words) Dominik Mattes, Bernhard Hadolt, Brigit Obrist This special section brings together a series of papers that all have their origin in contributions…


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The structural silencing of disabled children and their parents: A reflection on who is absent in discussions about the toll of coronavirus by Anonymous

Anonymous , April 25th, 2020


Content warning: suicidal ideation Last Wednesday was the day I learned to always carry a paperclip in my pocket.  We were laying in the soft green grass watching…


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Virus and the City: Urban Experiences in Self-Isolation

Sabrina Stallone , April 10th, 2020


The way we make sense of space has radically changed as a novel Coronavirus spread, with no clear end in sight. While our physical surroundings shrink and our…


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Brave New Normal World

Mateusz Laszczkowski , April 3rd, 2020


When politicians begin to speak of a post-corona “new normality”, what does that imply? And why should we be concerned?   The spread of the coronavirus and the…


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Refraction of participation by Jeannette Pols

Jeannette Pols , October 1st, 2018


Refraction of participation What does it mean to participate? What does participation do?[1] The etymology of ‘participation’ traces from the Latin word participationem, which translates as ‘sharing, …


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George, the dog by Emily Yates-Doerr

Emily Yates-Doerr , September 24th, 2018


Babe, my grandpa, was born on the kitchen tiles of a small Seattle home. His dad, whose own grandpa had run a seedy downtown brothel, would disappear and…


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A Christmas Anth(rop)ology

The Familiar Strange , December 20th, 2017


For this week’s blog, we decided to each write some thoughts on Christmas, from varied anthropological perspectives. We come at this from the position of people who were…


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Amazon Go and the Erosion of Supermarket Sociability

Ryan , December 13th, 2016


Invited post by: Sally A. Applin (@AnthroPunk on Twitter)[1] I recently finished my Ph.D. As a present, a friend of mine gave me a hand. Not help, which…


Amazon Go and the Erosion of Supermarket Sociability

Ryan , December 13th, 2016


Invited post by: Sally A. Applin (@AnthroPunk on Twitter)[1] I recently finished my Ph.D. As a present, a friend of mine gave me a hand. Not help, which…


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Phenomenology of the Virtual and the Real

puellaludens , November 28th, 2016


A long over-due crosspost from gnovis! Way back in 2011 I embarked on a project exploring the colloquial distinction between “the Internet” and “the real” — as in,…


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What does social media tell us about sociality in Grano?

Razvan Nicolescu , February 15th, 2016


‘Good morning’ message received on WhatsApp [double-click on the image to see the video]. So, what does the ethnography of social media use in southeast Italy tells us? In my…


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“Free Basics” – does it really matter to the poor in Panchagrami?

Shriram Venkatraman , December 27th, 2015


Image Courtesy: Wikimedia Commons: Facebook The launch of Facebook’s ‘Free Basics’, a rebranding of internet.org, has been a hot topic in India for the past few months as Facebook tries to…


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