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

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 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/plar.12111/full 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

Discipline and Anarchy: PoLAR article available

My article ‘Of Autocracy and Democracy, Or Discipline and Anarchy: When Organizational Structure Meets Political Ideology in Argentine Public Sector Trade Unions’ has been published in the November 2015 issue of PoLAR. It’s available at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/plar.12111/full for those with access.  Open access version link will follow as soon as I have it. Here’s the abstract: This… Read More Discipline and Anarchy: PoLAR article available