LA DEUXIÈME VIE DES OBJETS - Anthropologie et sociologie des pratiques de récupération

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Global Garbage: Urban Imaginaries of Waste, Excess, and Abandonment

New Book: Christoph Lindner and Miriam Meissner, eds. Global Garbage: Urban Imaginaries of Waste, Excess, and Abandonment (Routledge, 2016) Global Garbage examines the ways in which garbage, in its diverse forms, is being produced, managed, experienced, imagined, circulated, concealed, and aestheticized in contemporary urban environments and across...

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CFP: Pharmaceuticals out of Bounds

4s/EASST Conference Barcelona 2016 (August 31 – September 3, 2016) Pharmaceuticals out of Bounds When birth control hormones are found in drinking water and fish in streams contain Prozac, it is time to acknowledge that pharmaceuticals have gone rogue. If illness is the “new normal” (Dumit 2012),...

These plastics were collected by BabyLegs in the Mystic River, Boston. The squares on the page are 1 cm x 1 cm.

Redefining pollution and action: The matter of plastics

Complementary to the previous post: Max Liboiron, who studies plastics as a form of modern waste, has a new article out explaining why we must pay attention to the specific physical characteristics of the matter composing the discards at the heart of our studies of them. The...

Port Marseille 2014, Nathalie Ortar

En 2050, plus de plastique que de poisson dans les océans

Libération du 22 janvier 2016 signale la parution d’un rapport indiquant qu’en 2050 il y aura plus de plastique dans l’océan que de poissons. C’est en tout cas ce qu’affirme une étude du Forum économique mondial et de la fondation Ellen McArthur, qui note que depuis la...

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La mise en image du rebut

SEMINAIRE –ATELIER LA MISE EN IMAGE DU REBUT : MATIERES, CORP(US) ET PRATIQUES AUTOUR DES DECHETS Jeudi 14 et vendredi 15 janvier 2016 Maison des Sciences de l’Homme Val de Loire, Tours pOlau, Pôle des arts urbains, St Pierre-des-Corps Programme Jeudi 14 janvier 2016 – MSH Val...