Tag: Unfolding Anthropology

#Review: White Faces. Reframing memory #PerformanceArt

Christine Moderbacher , January 22nd, 2018

“It was so special” appears in simple white letters on a black screen while the performer Yadgar Bakir is speaking in a calm voice about childhood events that…


A Year of Two Elections

Peter Lockwood , November 27th, 2017

Victor flew into the tackle, blocking the opponent’s shot at goal. Shouts of praise went up from the fans and substitutes standing on the touch-line. “Sawa Victor!” (“Nice…


Adopt a Canadian: A short story

Alexandru Balasescu , November 17th, 2017

I wrote this fiction in January 2017, following a series of events on international politics. I felt the need to an alternative-to-anthropology modality of thinking about, and expression…


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…


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…


Precarious publishing in Latin America

Alex Flynn , May 16th, 2017

If you find yourself in a big Latin American city like Buenos Aires, Mexico City, or São Paulo, chances are it won’t be long before you come across…