Given the particular sensitivities of much research on deviance, social harms and social control – from accessing hidden or marginalized populations, researching sensitive topics and transgressive practices, to trying to acquire a deep understanding of lived experiences and phenomenology of crime and victimization – methodological discussions have been ongoing in this thematic field since its inception. In recent decades, de...
As part of the forthcoming special issue of the Journal of Extreme Anthropology devoted to methods, and edited by Olga Petintseva, we are happy to present you with an ethnographic fiction film Street Life and accompanying article by Maarten Hendriks. The PDF of the article with images can be downloaded here or accessed at the journal website: https://www.journals.uio.no/index.php/JEA/article/view/6695/5950
‘My Life is Like a Movie’
Making a Fiction Film as a Route to Knowledge Production on Gang Political Performances in Goma, DR Congo
Call for Papers on ‘Security and Morality’ for a special issue of the Journal of Extreme Anthropology.
Following the Security and Morality: Critical Anthropological Perspectives conference organized by the EASA Anthropology of Security Network at the University of Oslo in March 2019, the open-access peer-reviewed Journal of Extreme Anthropology has decided to dedicate a special issue to the topic, with a planned publication date of April 2020. The special issue will be jointly edited by Tereza Kuldova & Jardar Østbø.
Sovereignty is a special issue that emerged out of the conference panel titled Sovereignty in an Unequal World at the VANDA: Vienna Anthropology Days Conference 2018, which I have organized on behalf of the Extreme Anthropology Research Network. Others have joined us along the way, as the idea of this issue caught on.
In this issue, the reader will find a range of articles dealing with the concept and meaning of sovereignty, often from radically different perspectives. Kate Tudor has interviewed and researched the wor...
On behalf of The Journal of Culture, a peer-reviewed anthropological journal published by the Institute of Ethnology, Faculty of Arts, Charles University, we share the following Call for Papers for a forthcoming special issue on Oppositional Subcultures, edited by Tereza Kuldova.
On behalf of the EASA Anthropology of Security Network we are pleased to share the Call for Papers for the forthcoming conference Security and Morality: Critical Anthropological and Historical Perspectives organised at the University of Oslo, March 28-29, 2019.
EASA Anthropology of Security Network Conference 2019
As part of the forthcoming interdisciplinary special issue of the Journal of Extreme Anthropology devoted to the idea of Sovereignty and its different manifestations, we are happy to present you with an ethnographic movie by Laura Kuer and Yury Snigirev, Our Freedom.
Read about the movie below and watch here:
“OUR FREEDOM”: SOVEREIGNTY IN CONTEMPORARY RURAL RUSSIA
By Laura Kuen and Yury Snigirev
Our Freedom, the 52 min. documentary film explores everyday forms of individual freedom in contemporary rural Russia. Living remot...