Ned Dostaler

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Chemical Immersions: The Chemo-Ethnography Installation at #AmAnth2017

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Chemical Immersions: The Chemo-Ethnography Installation at #AmAnth2017

Stepping into the Chemo-Ethnography installation felt a bit like walking into a party. Noisy, excited conversation filled the dark, hot room, which was lit by s... More

Commitment, Citation, and Context: An Interview with Bharat Jayram Venkat

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Commitment, Citation, and Context: An Interview with Bharat Jayram Venkat

Venera Khalikova and Ned Dostaler: In your article, you articulate a particular mode of ethical reasoning called hierarchical subsumption, which “works to recon... More

On Hope and Indeterminacy

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On Hope and Indeterminacy

“How,” Anna Tsing asks, “might capitalism look without assuming progress?” Narratives of progress, she reminds us, cannot be the grounds for thought (or critiqu... More

What Are You Reading? Responses to the Election and Inauguration

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What Are You Reading? Responses to the Election and Inauguration

Like many anthropologists, we responded to this postelection moment by turning to books. But confronted by the long lists of readings in crowdsourced syllabi, w... More

Working with Uncertainty: An Interview with Limor Samimian-Darash

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Working with Uncertainty: An Interview with Limor Samimian-Darash

Ned Dostaler: When did you first learn about the Turning Point scenario-based exercises that you describe in your article, and why did you decide to take them u... More

Difference in Conversation

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Difference in Conversation

Lucas Bessire’s rich and challenging monograph, Behold the Black Caiman, which chronicles the postcontact life of a previously forest-dwelling community in the ... More

Gardening with Love and Others: Teaching Multispecies Ethnography and Affect with Julie Soleil Archambault

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Gardening with Love and Others: Teaching Multispecies Ethnography and Affect with Julie Soleil Archambault

Julie Soleil Archambault is a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography at the University of Oxford. This Teaching Too... More

The Materiality of Finance: An Interview with Sarah Besky

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The Materiality of Finance: An Interview with Sarah Besky

Ned Dostaler: Can you say a little bit about how you became interested in studying the financialization of tea markets in Kolkata and, furthermore, contextualiz... More

Willing to Be Convinced: An Interview with Matthew Wolf-Meyer

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Willing to Be Convinced: An Interview with Matthew Wolf-Meyer

Ned Dostaler: Can you say a little bit about how you became interested in twentieth-century alternatives to neuroscience and perhaps contextualize your Cultural... More