Tag: UN

Ronald Niezen on his book, #HumanRights: The Technologies and Politics of Justice Claims in Practice

| , October 25th, 2021


Interview by Kevin Laddapong https://www.sup.org/books/title/?id=31090 Kevin Laddapong: You have been researching indigenous and postcolonial politics throughout your career, and it is very…


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Musings from the murky middle ground of climate science and action

Adam Fleischmann , November 13th, 2018


Image: NASA (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Glacial_lakes,_Bhutan.jpg) “There are many reasons why people in our field work remotely,” one data analytics coordinator tells me. We are talking …


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DragNet: January 16 – January 31, 2018

ngraulich , February 6th, 2018


Image from projects.bettergov.org DragNet is back, with a recap of a number articles that came up last month in our twitter feed. In World News, we have a…


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The Bureaucratization of Utopia – A Report

Julie Billaud , July 14th, 2017


Our students do not dream of global change anymore! It is on these pessimistic words that Alessandro Monsutti opened our workshop « The Bureaucratization of Utopia: International Governance, Audit…


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The Bureaucratization of Utopia – An international Workshop

Julie Billaud , June 26th, 2017


The twenty-five years since the end of the Cold War have been a historical watershed for the project of international governance embodied by the United Nations, a project…


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Anthropology & Human Rights – Version 2016

Allegra , March 22nd, 2016


The relationship of anthropology and human rights has by now been aptly illustrated: over the past decades we have moved from ‘engagement’ to ‘disengagement’ and finally ‘re-engagement’, to…


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An Anniversary as a Laboratory #HumanRights

Allegra , March 21st, 2016


This Allegra week we focus on a theme that we have addressed numerous times earlier: human rights. This repeated attention is not entirely coincidental as the theme features…


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The Shape of Things to Come in Libya (Part 2 of 2)

Maximilian Forte , February 22nd, 2016


A New World Recolonization Hillary Rodham Clinton, US Secretary of State, March 20, 2011, to Jeffrey D. Feltman: “Can we get a statement from the Libyan opposition…w [with]…


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