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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 ...
Sun, wind, and the rebirth of extractive economies : renewable energy investment and metanarratives of crisis in Greece
(2015-12) - Journal article
In the midst of economic crisis, the Greek state has taken the unprecedented step of opening many of the nation's closed business sectors to international investors. Opportunities for multinational investment have been ...
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, ...
Anthropology through Levinas : knowing the uniqueness of ego and the mystery of otherness
(2015-04) - Journal article
An anthropological commonplace since Evans-Pritchard has been that ethnographic subjects will have their rationality circumscribed by the discursive opportunities made available by a “culture.” Hence, social science comes ...
City of purposes : free life and libertarian activism in London
(2015-03) - Journal article
This essay looks at the ideas and practice of right-libertarian activists in London. It focuses on the value placed on purposefulness, and on the city as the terrain for a free life. Their activism is explored through an ...