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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 ...
Pandora's box : photovoltaic energy and economic crisis in Greece
(2013-05) - Journal article,
The Greek photovoltaic program was launched in 2006 and rebranded in 2011 as a way to repay debt and decrease national deficit. The scheme promotes new livelihood opportunities on all levels, from micro-scale home installations ...
The Pygmy mimic
(2016-08) - Journal article,
The Pygmy mimic is an extremely persistent colonial trope that continues to inform contemporary anthropological understandings of Africa’s Pygmy populations. Mimicry is now understood as being a key component of the social ...
Opportunism and diversification : entrepreneurship and livelihood strategies in uncertain times
(2015) - Journal article,
As economic crisis deepens across Europe people are forced to find innovative strategies to accommodate circumstances of chronic uncertainty. Even with a second multi-billion euro bailout package secured for Greece, the ...
A question of ethics : the creative orthodoxy of Buddhist monks in the Mongolian gold rush
(2018) - Journal article,
Addressing 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 ...
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.
Notaries of color in colonial Panama: Limpieza de Sangre, Legislation and Imperial Practices in the Administration of the Spanish Empire
(2014-07) - Journal article,
On July 20, 1740, King Philip V of Spain was given paperwork regarding a dispute over the adjudication of a notarial office in Panama City and, as usual, he was expected to make a decision. The king also had in hand ...
Digital ethnography, resistance art and communication media in Iran
(2013-06-26) - Journal item,
Iranian visual materials relating to the presidential election crisis have the potential to become the sites of analysis and debate for fields as diverse as history, visual history, memory and post-memory, or trauma studies. ...
Recorriendo textos y derroteros : mineros del Sur Andino en el tiempo y el espacio
(2014-11) - Journal item,