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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Introduction: Distribute2020 Teaching Tools
This academic year, many universities around the world made the professoriate wait until the last minute to receive guidance on whether we would be teaching in ... More
Distribute2020: An Invitation to Use, Reuse, Recombine, Cite, Relate, and Teach!
Welcome to the Teaching Tools series inspired by Distribute2020, the biannual multimodal conference presented by the Society for Cultural Anthropology (SCA) and... More
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
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
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
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
“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