Tag: VISIBILITY

On Not Being Seen

Alexandra Frankel , February 17th, 2017


Visibility in the field can be fraught with methodological and ethical dilemmas. “Go ahead inside. I need to get a few things from the trunk,” I told Destiny…


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A Nuclear Advocacy Dilemma

Alexandra Frankel , February 17th, 2017


Advocacy anthropology does not always mean aligning oneself with an underdog. Nicolas Raymond/Flickr (CC BY 2.0) Since the establishment of our discipline, anthropologists have fretted over the questi…


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Introduction to “Ethnographer as Activist”

Alexandra Frankel , February 17th, 2017


Grappling with Ethnography and Advocacy in the Field What follows is a transcribed conversation between the authors. It has been edited for length and clarity. iStock Haley Bryant:…


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The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, Week 5: Meg Stalcup and Charles Hahn on Technology, Surveillance, and Security

mstalcup , October 7th, 2016


The editors of Anthropoliteia are happy to present the latest entry in on ongoing series The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, which will mobilize anthropological work as a pedagogical…


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Teaching AAA 2016: Finding evidence for slow destruction

aaaguestcontributor , July 18th, 2016


This is the third post in our blog series designed to help you link your teaching with the 2016 Annual Meeting theme, Evidence, Accident, Discovery. The series offers relevant teaching resources…


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‘From Tweet to Blog to Article’ – New Publishing Trends REDUX!

Allegra , March 7th, 2016


We had been seeing much excitement in the social media around the post authored by Jessie Daniels titled ‘From Tweet to Blog Post to Peer-Reviewed Article: How to…


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REDUX: Scenes of #Gentrification

Antu Sorainen , February 23rd, 2016


Scene One: London Soho and Bloomsbury I used to love London for its Indian and Thai vegan restaurants, vibrant queer cafes, independent bookstores, second hand antiquaries, esoteric health…


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REDUX: Fear by Numbers: On the rise of Europe’s ‘Illegality Industry’ #BORDERS

Ruben Andersson , October 8th, 2015


It’s no longer all quiet on the western front. In recent years, Europe’s “fight against illegal migration” has alternately been broadcast from the militarised Greek-Turkish border and the…


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Facebook as a window: managing online appearance

Razvan Nicolescu , July 31st, 2015


Shop window in Grano (Photograph by Razvan Nicolescu) A particularly common way that many people in the Italian field site thought about Facebook was by comparing it to a shop window (vetrina…


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REDUX: What does Humanity look like? Ethnography of the CIA – with Carole McGranahan

Miia Halme-Tuomisaari , June 19th, 2015


It has been a while since I have last encountered her – I wonder if I will still recognize her. Sure, she could disguise herself, to become instantly…


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Social media as hyper-visibility

Jolynna Sinanan , May 7th, 2015


Image courtesy of Kris A, Creative Commons   After an intensive few months of hiding away finishing our books (and neglecting this blog), we have come back together…


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