Franck Billé is a cultural anthropologist and Program Director at the Tang Center for Silk Road Studies, Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley (USA).
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The London Underground map, designed by Harry Beck in 1931, is one of Britain’s top ten design icons. Graphically innovative, it was the first transport map to ... More
Having engaged with the recent volumetric turn in architecture and political geography, anthropologists are increasingly concerned with realms such as air, oc... More
Introduction: Speaking Volumes
From the Arctic to the South China Sea, states are vying to secure sovereign rights over vast maritime stretches, undersea continental plates, shifting ice fl... More
Baarle-Hertog and Baarle-Nassau are two cities enmeshed into one another. Baarle-Hertog is Belgian territory, surrounded—and fractured—by Baarle-Nassau, a city ... More