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Testing freedom : ontological considerations
(2017-07-28) - Journal article,
Who or what can be free, or not free? The question may seem mind-boggling on close inspection. To the extent that meaning is defined through reference, or acts of naming, different meanings of freedom deployed in daily ...
Introduction : Pacific climate cultures
(De Gruyter Open, 2018-09) - Book item,
Sociality and uncertainty : between avowing and disavowing concepts in Anthropology
(Berghahn, 2015-02) - Book item,
Afterword: an end to imagining?
(Ashgate, 2015-04) - Book item,
Knot direction in a khipu/alphabetic text from the Central Andes
(2014-06-01) - Journal article,
Khipus are knotted-string devices that were used in the Inka Empire for communication and for recording information. We recently analyzed the names and associated khipu cords in a newly discovered hybrid khipu/alphabetic ...
Ply, markedness and redundancy : new evidence for how Andean khipus encoded information
(2014-09) - Journal article,
Khipus are knotted-cord devices once used in the Andes for communication and recording information. Although numbers can be read on many khipus, it is unknown how other forms of data may have been recorded on the strings. ...
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 article,
The 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 ...
Debating irony and the ironic as a social phenomenon and a human capacity
(2014-11) - Journal article,
What follows is a set of paired articles, followed by a statement by both authors where they debate their distinct positions. Both articles treat irony, but while Rapport looks to it as a possible liberal virtue, a means ...
Sistemas regionais, relações interétnicas e movimentos territoriais : os Tapajó e além na história ameríndia
(2015-08-04) - Journal article,
Esse artigo considera o nascimento de um território ameríndio complexo no Baixo Amazonas no final do século XVII. Esse território, identificado pela região dos rios Madeira/Tapajós, pode ser vista como uma zona tribal, ...
Times of the self in Kingston, Jamaica
(2017-05-27) - Journal article,
Revival Zionists – a small spiritist following in Jamaica – describe how their relations with spirits allow them to bring personal spiritual gifts to bear on every day or ‘temporal’ experience. Taking a hint from Kant that ...