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Seeing (from) Digital Peripheries: Technology and Transparency in Kenya’s Silicon Savannah

You-Will-Kill-Me-Beans: Taste and the Politics of Necessity in Humanitarian Aid

Taking Love Seriously in Human-Plant Relations in Mozambique: Toward an Anthropology of Affective Encounters

Errance and Elsewheres among Africans Waiting to Restart Their Journeys in Dakar, Senegal

Tentacles of Modernity: Why Electricity Needs Anthropology

Geology, Potentiality, Speculation: On the Indeterminacy of First Oil

“Where there is fire, there is politics”: Ungovernability and Material Life in Urban South Africa

Photography and Photo-Elicitation after Colonialism

Making Art from Uncertainty: Magic and Its Politics in South African Rugby

“Too Fat to Be an Orphan”: The Moral Semiotics of Food Aid in Botswana

Genetic Diaspora: Producing Knowledge of Genes and Jews in Rural South Africa

Working Mis/Understandings: The Tangled Relationship between Kinship, Franco-Malagasy Binational Marriages, and the French State

Ironies of Laboratory Work during Ghana's Second Age of Optimism

"Xenophobia" in South Africa: Order, Chaos, and the Moral Economy of Witchcraft

Traveling Technologies: Infrastructure, Ethical Regimes, and the Materiality of Politics in South Africa

Black Atlantic Visions: History, Race, and Transnationalism in Ghana

Race in Africa Today: A Commentary

Notes on Cultural Citizenship in the Black Atlantic World

Racial Situations: Nationalist Vindication and Radical Deconstructionism

Performing Royalty in Contemporary Africa

Ascertaining Deadly Harms: Aesthetics and Politics of Global Evidence

Ethnography Is, Ethnography Ain't

Turning the Clock Back or Breaking with the Past?: Charismatic Temporality and Elite Politics in Côte d'Ivoire and the United States

The Unbearable Lightness of Expats: Double Binds of Humanitarian Mobility

Scientific Sovereignty: How International Drug Donation Programs Reshape Health, Disease, and the State

Afterlives: Humanitarian Histories and Critical Subjects in Mozambique

Blackouts and Progress: Privatization, Infrastructure, and a Developmentalist State in Jimma, Ethiopia

Inhabiting Ocular Ground: Kinshasa's Future in the Light of Congo's Spectral Urban Politics

Anthropology, Theology, and Critical Pedagogy: A Conversation with Jean Comaroff and David Kyuman Kim

Remains: to be Seen. Third Encounter between State and "Customary" in Northern Mozambique