Tag: Sweden

Jennifer Mack on her book, The Construction of Equality

| , January 10th, 2022


Interview by Lynda Chubak https://www.upress.umn.edu/book-division/books/the-construction-of-equality Lynda Chubak: Bringing together architecture, urban planning and anthropology, you trac…


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Falling off the cliff: Mythical sacrifice mirrored in Sweden’s Covid-19 response by Carolina Johnson

Carolina Johnson , July 23rd, 2021


Ättestupa is the Swedish word given to a number of steep cliffs. The myth of the ättestupa holds that in prehistoric Nordic times, older community members would throw themselves off…


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Sweden’s response to Covid-19 and the limits of individualism

John Moodie , July 2nd, 2021


The Swedish approach to the Covid-19 pandemic has become the source of international fascination and controversy. The country remains a global outlier in the way it has responded…


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COVID-19: THE SYSTEM, Part 1

Maximilian C. Forte , June 5th, 2021


On March 11, 2020, when the World Health Organization announced that COVID-19’s spread was now a pandemic, and on March 13, 2020, when here in Quebec a total…


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Covid-19, Nordic trust and collective denial: Sweden and Norway compared

Camelia Dewan , January 21st, 2021


In March 2020, as the pandemic strengthened its grip around Europe and the world, I wondered how I would manage my weekly work commute from Stockholm to Oslo…


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Beer Can Photography

Chelsea Horton , November 16th, 2020


In an age of digital technology, an experiment with pinhole cameras reveals a striking record of the sun’s daily path and a changing landscape in northern Sweden. Uffe…


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In the Journals – Policing and Discrimination

allisontedesco , October 5th, 2020


George Floyd protest signs at the Ottawa Courthouse by Janderson L. via wikimedia Welcome back to In the Journals! This ongoing series aims to bridge conversations that are…


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Sharing responsibilities, coping with the coronavirus: why Swedish and French response strategies are not that different by Morgan Meyer

Morgan Meyer , June 20th, 2020


Citizens, governments and academics spend much time these days with one activity: making comparisons.[1] National response strategies to cope with the coronavirus are compared, as well as whether…


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Nature-Based Integration: Building Taskscapes Together in Swedish Nature

Benedict Singleton , August 13th, 2019


We’re a diverse group: between us we hail from four continents and our languages include Somali, English, Spanish and Swahili. We’re one of several subgroups that have been…


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Goodwin and Cekaite on their book, Embodied Family Choreography

| , April 8th, 2019


https://www.routledge.com/Embodied-Family-Choreography-Practices-of-Control-Care-and-Mundane-Creativity/Goodwin-Cekaite/p/book/9781138633261 Interview by Yeon-Ju Bae YJB: In arguing that the family a…


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The Power of Small Things: Trustmarkers and Designing for Mental Health

Stefan Johansson , June 7th, 2018


At my office we put tennis balls on the legs of the chairs to reduce the noise of the scraping chairs against the parquet floors. They are hard…


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Protected: Irish Writers, Anthropologically Speaking: An Interview with Helena Wulff

Why Deportation to Afghanistan is Wrong

Shahram Khosravi , October 3rd, 2017


Since the first week of August, hundreds of young Afghan asylum seekers have been holding a sit-down protest against deportation in central Stockholm. The protest is staged on…


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The closing of Öresund – On borders, trains and state power

johanneswilm , December 26th, 2015


With the so-called “refugee crisis” and the terrorist attacks in Paris in Europe, several European countries have either reinstated border controls to their neighbors or are planning to…


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The closing of Öresund – On borders, trains and state power

johanneswilm , December 26th, 2015


With the so-called “refugee crisis” and the terrorist attacks in Paris in Europe, several European countries have either reinstated border controls to their neighbors or are planning to…


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Kulick and Rydström’s “Loneliness and Its Opposite: Sex, Disability, and the Ethics of Engagement” by Narelle Warren

Narelle Warren , October 2nd, 2015


Loneliness and Its Opposite: Sex, Disability, and the Ethics of Engagement by Don Kulick and Jens Rydström Duke University Press, 2015, 376 pages Access to opportunities for the…


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Tweeting Sweden: Technological Solutionism, #RotationCuration, and the World’s Most Democratic Twitter Account

Angela VandenBroek , September 1st, 2015


I have a new publication out in the Theorizing the Web special issue of the open access journal Interface. Check it out! I also recommend reading the rest of…


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“All art is regional”

Daniel Winfree Papuga , November 17th, 2014


In a recent exhibition entitled ‘The artist’s landscape’, Jamtli museum in Sweden explores various modes of being tied to locality, and how ‘landscapes’ can be expressed through diverse…


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“All art is regional”

Daniel Winfree Papuga , November 17th, 2014


In a recent exhibition entitled ‘The artist’s landscape’, Jamtli museum in Sweden explores various modes of being tied to locality, and how ‘landscapes’ can be expressed through diverse…


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“All art is regional”

Daniel Winfree Papuga , November 17th, 2014


In a recent exhibition entitled ‘The artist’s landscape’, Jamtli museum in Sweden explores various modes of being tied to locality, and how ‘landscapes’ can be expressed through diverse…


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“All art is regional”

Daniel Winfree Papuga , November 17th, 2014


In a recent exhibition entitled ‘The artist’s landscape’, Jamtli museum in Sweden explores various modes of being tied to locality, and how ‘landscapes’ can be expressed through diverse…


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Tweeting Sweden: Complicating Anthropology through the Analysis of the World’s Most Democratic Twitter Account

Angela VandenBroek , June 4th, 2014


Here is my presentation from this Spring’s Theorizing the Web Conference. Stream from #TtW14 Did you find this presentation interesting? You should watch the rest of the panel. Great…


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Academics, new media and the Swedish situation

Kerstin B Andersson , March 14th, 2013


I’m based in Sweden. Sweden is a country with a very small population, something, which of course, also is reflected in the academic setting. A rather limited number…


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