Étiqueté : globalisation

global garbage

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...

American Anthropological Association 2014 Annual Meetings (Washington DC in December 2014) panel proposal

American Anthropological Association 2014 Annual Meetings (Washington DC in December 2014) panel proposal: Panel: *What Will an Anthropology of Maintenance and Repair Look Like?* Papers: Juris Milestone, Ph.D. (Dept. of Anthropology, Temple University) Organizer: Gabriel Jderu, Ph.D. (Dept. of Sociology, University of Bucharest) Discussant: Steven L. Jackson,...

Shipbreakers, Directed by: Michael Kot

As visually mesmerizing as it is compelling, Shipbreakers takes the viewer into the heart of Alang, India, a vibrant shantytown where 40,000 people live and work in the most primitive conditions. Since the early ’80s, the rusting hulks of thousands of the world’s largest ships have been...

Garbage Dreams, Directed by Mai Iskander

Filmed over four years, Garbage Dreams follows three teenage boys – Adham, a bright precocious 17-year-old; Osama, a charming impish 16-year-old; Nabil, a shy artistic 18-year-old – born into the trash trade and growing up in the world’s largest garbage village, a ghetto located on the outskirts...

Soutenance de thèse : Le déchet durable. Eléments pour une socio-anthropologie du déchet ménager. (Baptiste Monsaingeon)

La soutenance aura lieu le lundi 2 juin 2014, à 9h30, dans la Salle Jean-Baptiste Duroselle (Galerie J.B. Dumas) de la Sorbonne (accès par l’entrée du 1 rue Victor Cousin, 75005 Paris. Métro Saint-Michel; RER: Luxembourg). Le jury sera composé de: Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent, professeur à l’Université Paris...

“Singapore is a gold mine”: Re-Orienting global trade flows of secondhand electronics

A lire sur le blog de Discard Studies l’article de Creighton Connolly sur la circulation des déchets électroniques à travers le monde et leur réusage observé à partir de Singapour qui est autant un acteur qu’un faciliteur de la circulation et le trafic des déchets électroniques. Creighton Connolly MA Candidate, Department...