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Nation-Building as Decolonising Performance: The example of CLR James Representing the Haitian Revolution
(University of Canterbury. School of Humanities, 2008)
Both Ernest Renan, writing in “What is a Nation?”, and Benedict Anderson, in Imagined Communities, address the nation as a concept, representing an idea of community, principles of affiliation linked another, sovereignty, ...
What happened to the ‘f’ word? Feminisms and Public Sociologies
(University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Sociology, 2008)
I want to reflect on the identification in the 1970s of other absent ‘publics’, issues and political questions and how they were addressed by what many of us came to call ‘feminist sociology’. I’d like to examine what ...
The Quakebox: A container for post-quake oral history
In this paper Paul Millar outlines the development of the University of Canterbury Quakebox project, a collaborative venture between the UC CEISMIC Canterbury Earthquakes Digital Archive and the New Zealand Institute of ...
The Impact of Issues on the 2016 Presidential Election in Taiwan
The dramatic DPP victory suggested that fundamental change may have commenced in the nature of Taiwan politics, particularly in the partisan balance (Clark, Ho, and Tan, 2016; Hsieh, 2016; Templeman, 2016). Another area ...
Humans, Elephants, and Interspecies Intimacy in the Chitwan National Park, Nepal
(Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Munich, Germany, 2015)
Ethnoelephantology and The Multispeces Turn- New Approaches to Human-Elephant Relations
Humans and elephants have lived together and shared space together in diverse ways for millennia. The intersections between these thinking and feeling species have been differently explored, for different reasons, by ...
Sharing Environments with Elephants: Conflict, Conservation, and Welfare
Elephants have played a key role shaping land and life in South Asia, bound up with human enterprises of power, wealth, worship, pleasure, and preservation. Not just representing weapons of war, emblems of prestige, ...
Interspecies Care in a Hybrid Institution
(Rachel Carson Center, 2017)
Piers Locke challenges the presuppositions of an anthropological education delimited in narrowly humanist-cultural terms. Recognizing elephants as moral actors in the institutional space of the elephant stable, he reconceives ...