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Snared : ethics and nature in animal protection
(2017-01) - Journal article
This paper will examine how animal protection investigators, lobbyists and campaigners in Scotland consider the relationship between nature and ethics. Specifically, it will look at the complex ways in which activists ...
Plague masks : the visual emergence of anti-epidemic personal protection equipment
(2018-11-19) - Journal article
Often described as “masks” face-worn devices are employed as personal protection equipment by health workers and the general public and considered to be an indispensable technology against epidemics. Simultaneously, they ...
An office of ethics : meetings, roles and moral enthusiasm in animal protection
(2017-04) - Journal article
This article explores the relationship between meetings and organisational ethics in an animal protection charity in Scotland. Here, recent ‘professionalisation’ has seen the late introduction of an ethics of office and ...
What is a schema? : Invited contribution to symposium on Philippe Descola
(2014) - Journal item
Comment on Descola, Philippe. 2013. Beyond nature and culture. Translated by Janet Lloyd with a foreword by Marshall Sahlins. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Ageing with a captive society in London: Audrey, Ron and Smokey at the Zoo
(2017) - Journal article
This paper considers the spatio-temporal capacity of a set of relationships as they are identified by a group of older people who are regular visitors to London Zoo. It explores the intersections between the time of ...
How khipus indicated labour contributions in an Andean village: an explanation of colour banding, seriation and ethnocategories
(2016-12) - Journal article
New archival and ethnographic evidence reveals that Inka style khipus were used in the Andean community of Santiago de Anchucaya to record contributions to communal labour obligations until the 1940s. Archival testimony ...
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 anthropology of epidemic control : technologies and materialities
(2018) - Journal article
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 ...