Article out: Anthropology and the politics of alterity

Anthropology and the politics of alterity: A Latin American dialectic and its relevance for ontological anthropologies published online in Anthropological Theory This is out now, and available open access here. This is the abstract: Recent anglophone ontological anthropologies have an important Latin American intellectual and political history that is rarely fully acknowledged. This article outlines… Read More Article out: Anthropology and the politics of alterity

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 (open access). It’s part of a special section on utopian confluences and generative politics, edited by Ruy Llera Blanes and Bjørn Enge Bertelsen – ToC here. Thanks to Ruy and Bjørn for… Read More Article out: Vocation and political activism

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

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

JLACA article available

My article ‘Notions of Work, Patrimony, and Production in the Life of the Colón Opera House’ was published in the July 2016 issue of the Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology. It’s available at for those with access.  Open access version is here. Here’s the abstract: This article discusses a conflict that took place among the… Read More JLACA article available