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

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

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?

GDAT 2015 available online

A transcript of the 2015 GDAT debate is now available on Critique of Anthropology’s OnlineFirst site. We debated the motion ‘Attention to Infrastructure offers a welcome reconfiguration of anthropological approaches to the political’. Laura Bear and AbdouMaliq Simone proposed the motion, Laura Rival and I opposed. Penny Harvey has written an introduction, and Soumhya Venkatesan… Read More GDAT 2015 available online