Akhil Gupta

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Academic Precarity and Anthropology as a Discipline

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Academic Precarity and Anthropology as a Discipline

David Platzer and Anne Allison’s immensely stimulating and provocative essay draws attention to one of the most pressing problems facing anthropology today. The... More

Introduction: The Infrastructure Toolbox

Theorizing the Contemporary

Introduction: The Infrastructure Toolbox

Why an infrastructure toolbox? Infrastructure has long been a central conceptual tool—a productive metaphor—for critical theory and the analysis of social life ... More

Suspension

Theorizing the Contemporary

Suspension

On March 5, 2015, the new government of Sri Lanka headed by President Maithripala Sirisena announced that it had suspended a controversial $1.5 billion project ... More

The Infrastructure Toolbox

Theorizing the Contemporary

The Infrastructure Toolbox

Why an infrastructure toolbox? Infrastructure has long been a central conceptual tool—a productive metaphor—for critical theory and the analysis of social life ... More