Category: "globalisation"

12/04/15

Anthropologists on deported migrants, unusual bureaucrats, and the thriving solidarity economy in Greece

While I am trying to get back into the blogging business, here three selected pieces that I've written recently for the University of Oslo. Two of them are accounts on somehow positive change that is happening. Many anthropologists have contribu… more »

11/11/14

  12:04:00, by admin   . Categories: Africa, Asia, globalisation, fieldwork / methods, migration

What the life of a pair of flip-flops can teach us about migration, inequality and studying up

Photo: Cíntia Regina, flickr During the recent (nearly) two years, I've been interviewing researchers that are part of the research project Overheating. The three crises of globalisation: An anthropological history of the early 21st century at the Univ… more »

01/11/11

Writing an anthropological detective story - Interview with Nancy Scheper-Hughes Part 3/3

By Aleksandra Bartoszko. Oslo University Hospital, Equality and Diversity Unit See part I of the interview Being radical critical without being leftist and part II The global trade with poor people's kidneys Nancy Scheper-Hughes is currently… more »

31/10/11

The global trade with poor people's kidneys - Interview with Nancy Scheper-Hughes Part 2/3

By Aleksandra Bartoszko. Oslo University Hospital, Equality and Diversity Unit See part I of the interview Being radical critical without being leftist Spring 2011 I attended seminar “Engaging medicine” at the University of Oslo in honor of one o… more »

02/09/11

New Open Access Journal: Nordic Journal of Migration Research

While George Monbiot is right when he is attacking the academic publishing industry, it is important not to forget the positive developments. More and more journals go open access. A few days ago, the first issue of the Nordic Journal of Migration Research was launched. More and more journals go open access. A few days ago, the first issue of the Nordic Journal of Migrat… more »

27/08/11

Deadly migration: The ignored health crisis on the US-Mexican border

A multi-dimensional public health crisis is unfolding on the U.S.-Mexico border that few seem ready to acknowledge, anthropologists Rachel Stonecipher & Sarah Willen write on the Access Denied blog. The complexity of this crisis came to light dur… more »

07/08/11

  19:10:40, by admin   . Categories: politics, globalisation, Middle East, cosmopolitanism

From Tahrir to Israel: "Protest movements inspire greater human understanding"

“Irhal” (=“Leave!”), says the banner in Arabic, a slogan from the Egyptian revolution, directed at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and below in Hebrew: “Egypt is here!” One of the most interesting things about… more »

31/07/11

  22:34:21, by admin   . Categories: politics, Us and Them, Europe, globalisation, cosmopolitanism

"How can I contribute to a better world?" Anthropologists on the Oslo terror attacks - an update

Many new comments by anthropologists have appeared since my first post on the terror attack in Oslo. Here is a quick overview more »

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