Article out: Vocation and political activism

Vocation and political activism: sacrifice, stigma, love, utopia? published now in Social Anthropology/ Anthropologie Sociale This article is now out, and available here. An open access version should be available here. It’s part of a special section on utopian confluences and generative politics, edited by Ruy Llera Blanes and Bjørn Enge Bertelsen – ToC here.… Read More Article out: Vocation and political activism

Platform Labour conference

The April 2021 Politics and Ethics of Platform Labour was great. See http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/events/29233 for the programme. Conference call for papers: Digital platforms are increasingly important forms of organising work today, from the physical labour of driving, delivery, cleaning and other tasks to freelance digital labour. Sites connect clients to workers, organise payment, and take commission,… Read More Platform Labour conference

CRASSH Research network on Subaltern and Decolonial Citizenships

Together with Professor Sarah Radcliffe, I am co-convening a seminar series at CRASSH, on Subaltern and Decolonial Citizenships. So far, we’ve had talks by Engin Isin, Andrew Canessa and Sofia Ugarte. See the network site for more information. Citizenship is currently an arena for vibrant and contentious debate across disciplines and domains. Theoretically, much work… Read More CRASSH Research network on Subaltern and Decolonial Citizenships

cómo se construye un sindicalista

In August 2019, my book was published in Spanish translation, by siglo ventiuno editores. cómo se construye un sindicalistavida cotidiana, militancia y afectos en el mundo sindical Aquí se encuentran notas, una reseña e entrevistas sobre el libro (en español) Una reseña publicada en la Revista de Antropologia Social de la Un. Complutense de Madrid… Read More cómo se construye un sindicalista

Precarity and Labour Politics Special Issue of Dialectical Anthropology

The articles from the conference on labour politics in an age of precarity are now published as a Special Issue of Dialectical Anthropology, which I co-edited with Andrew Sanchez. The introduction is open access, as well as some of the articles, but they are all great. Here are the article details: Understanding labour politics in… Read More Precarity and Labour Politics Special Issue of Dialectical Anthropology

Article out: A Kinship Anthropology of Politics?

A ‘kinship anthropology of politics’? Interest, the collective self, and kinship in Argentine unions, Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute The article from my Malinowski lecture (2016) has now been published by JRAI – it’s available on Early View and here. This should be a ‘read-only’ version if your institution does not have a subscription to… Read More Article out: A Kinship Anthropology of Politics?