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(2017-09) - Journal articleThis article approaches interspecies relations through an examination of the prevalent visual device employed in the representation of animal-human infection in the life sciences: the zoonotic cycles diagram. After charting ...
The artist Carl Abrahams and the cosmopolitan work of centring and peripheralizing the self : Winner of the 2013 J.B. Donne Essay Prize (2015) - Journal articleThe article looks at the work and life of Jamaican artist and 'citizen of the world' Carl Abrahams. Responding to Gell's argument that art should be thought of as a 'technology of enchantment', and to a wider approach that ...
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2014-09) - Book item
(2015-09) - Journal itemReview essay: Michael Jackson’s The other shore: Essays on writers and writing
(2016-02-08) - Journal articleAddressing the intersections of economic opportunities and scriptural interpretation, this article examines how Buddhist monks involved in the Mongolian gold rush view the ethics of mining. Commonly regarded an act of theft ...