Lineages and Advancements in Material Culture Studies

Perspectives from UCL Anthropology

Timothy Carroll (Redaktør) ; Antonia Walford (Redaktør) ; Shireen Walton (Redaktør)

University College London has a longstanding tradition in pushing new boundaries in the study of material culture; this volume showcases the most up to date insights into where the field is headed, and how it will get there. Les mer
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Om boka

University College London has a longstanding tradition in pushing new boundaries in the study of material culture; this volume showcases the most up to date insights into where the field is headed, and how it will get there.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

1. Introduction


Timothy Carroll, Antonia Walford, andShireen Walton





2. Extra-terrestrial methods: toward an ethnography of the ISS


Victor Buchli





3. Being, being human, becoming beyond human


Timothy Carroll and Aaron Parkhurst





4. 'Things ain't the same anymore': Toward an anthropology of technical objects (or 'When Leroi-Gourhan and Simondon meets MCS')


Ludovic Coupaye





5. The object biography


Adam Drazin





6. A new instrumentalism?


Haidy Geismar





7. Objects of desire: Sexwork and its objects


David Jeevendrampillai, Julia Burton, and Eva Sanglante





8. Digital devices: Knowing material culture


Hannah Knox





9. Rethinking objectification and its consequences: From substitution to sequence


Susanne Kuchler





10. Looking at things


Delphine Mercier





11. Making things matter


Daniel Miller and Laura Haapio-Kirk





12. Prophetic pictures: Or, What time is the visual?


Christopher Pinney





13. Held in Amma's ight: The enchantment and political efficacy of gopurams in Tamilnadu


Jill Reese





14. A curatorial methodology for anthropology


Rafael Schacter





15. Data aesthetics


Antonia Walford





16. Place-objects: Anthropology of digital photography/s


Shireen Walton

Om forfatteren

Timothy Carroll is principal research fellow in the Department of Anthropology at University College London, UK.


Antonia Walford is lecturer in Digital Anthropology in the Department of Anthropology at University College London, UK.


Shireen Walton is lecturer in Anthropology in the Department of Anthropology at Goldsmiths, University of London, UK.