Andrea Muehlebach

Andrea Muehlebach is Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Toronto. She is the author of The Moral Neoliberal: Welfare and Citizenship in Italy (2012) and is currently writing a book entitled A Vital Politics: Water Insurgencies in Europe.

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On Possession, Use, and Financialized Infrastructure

Theorizing the Contemporary

On Possession, Use, and Financialized Infrastructure

Above is an image created by the activist network Berlin’s Water Table (Berliner Wassertisch) in the lead-up to an unprecedented local referendum in 2011, which... More

Inquisitorial Reason

Theorizing the Contemporary

Inquisitorial Reason

Recent reports note that Steve Bannon (now post–Donald Trump and post-Breitbart) is setting up a think tank in Brussels, from which he plans to boost the Europe... More

Time of Monsters

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Time of Monsters

When Hans Fallada’s Little Man, What Now? was published during the last days of the Weimar Republic, his tale of economic depression and shattered petit-bourgeo... More

Camp in the City

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Camp in the City

A number of figures haunt the fantasmatic space of the camps that have mushroomed in Berlin these last few months, figures that jostle for a place in the German... More

Affect: Integration

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Affect: Integration

“Instead of asking what affect is,” writes Danilyn Rutherford, “we should be asking where this concept comes from and what it is doing. What kind of analytic ap... More