CfP out: Platform Labour conference

The Call for Papers for the April 2021 Politics and Ethics of Platform Labour conference is now out. See http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/events/29233 for more details. The April conference is online, but we are planning an in-person event for the speakers in the Autumn of 2021, for which travel bursaries will be available. I’m particularly keen to encourage… Read More CfP out: Platform Labour conference

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

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

Article on FocaalBlog about the elections in Argentina

I’ve written a short piece about the change of regime in Argentina, available on the Focaal Blog site. It’s called: ‘The happiness revolution’: Argentina and the end of postneoliberalism?   The situation in Argentina is changing rapidly at the moment, and it’s not always easy to find out what is going on from a distance.… Read More Article on FocaalBlog about the elections in Argentina

Seminario de Doctorado UBA

I am running a Doctoral Seminar at the Universidad de Buenos Aires, on ‘Etnografías de la ciudadanía urbana: Valores, prácticas y tecnologías del yo’. Classes begin this week and run until 4 November. Students registered for that seminar can find the reading list and some of the reading materials here (password protected).