Theorizing the Contemporary

Digital Ontology

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Hannah Knox and Antonia Walford posted in Theorizing the Contemporary on with 0 comments

It might be argued that anthropology has come late to the question of whether there is an ontology to the digital. Although scholars in software and More...

Queer Futures

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Tom Boellstorff and Cymene HoweOpen author orcid page in new window posted in Theorizing the Contemporary on with 0 comments

This series brings together a cohort of anthropologists to reflect on queer anthropology as a historically situated intellectual formation and More...

Generating Capitalism

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Laura Bear, Karen Ho, Anna Tsing and Sylvia Yanagisako posted in Theorizing the Contemporary on with 0 comments

Posts in this Series Anthropological and broader social-scientific critiques of capitalism have faced two related analytical puzzles: First, if More...

The Politics of Ontology

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Martin Holbraad and Morten Axel Pedersen posted in Theorizing the Contemporary on with 4 comments

Much energy has been devoted over the last decade to the so-called ontological turn in the social sciences, and in anthropology in particular. A More...

Finance

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Bill Maurer posted in Theorizing the Contemporary on with 0 comments

(Jump to the table of contents) In anthropology, it seems everyone has something to say about finance these days. That’s a good thing and a More...