Infrastructuralizing outer space, un-earthing anthropology

Over the past year I have slowly started working on an ethnographic project around Sweden's national strategy to increase its infrastructural presence in outer space. I recently outlined my interests in a short text that has now been published in the Swedish anthropology blog antroperspektiv. The text, titled Infrastructuralizing outer space, un-earthing anthropology, is also … Continue reading Infrastructuralizing outer space, un-earthing anthropology

Aeolian politics and the duograph

Cymene Howe and Dominic Boyer have crafted two eloquent accounts of the turbulent, aeolian politics that unfolded during their 16-month-long field research in Mexico’s Isthmus of Tehuantepec, between 2009 and 2013. A gap in the Sierra Madre mountain range forms an extraordinary wind tunnel in the isthmus, making the region a convenient site for renewable … Continue reading Aeolian politics and the duograph

Multiple nature-cultures, diverse anthropologies

My review of Casper Bruun Jensen and Atsuro Morita's edited volume is out. The book is titled Multiple Nature-Cultures, Diverse Anthropologies and was published in 2019, but previously available as a special issue in Social Analysis. I really enjoyed the chapters, particularly the ones by Swanson, Walford, Kasuga, Skrydstrup, and the editors themselves—perhaps because I … Continue reading Multiple nature-cultures, diverse anthropologies