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Review of The Manchester School: Practice and Ethnographic Praxis in Anthropology (Evens & Handelman 2006)

The Manchester School: Practice and Ethnographic Praxis in Anthropology. T.M.S. Evens & Don Handelman (eds). 2006. Oxford/New York: Berghahn. x + 334 pp.

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Ph.D. Reading Group: Rouse on Practice Theory

Today the DEMAND Ph.D. Reading Group discussed Rouse’s chapter on Practice Theory in the Handbook of the Philosophy of Science. Rouse gives an excellent account not just of various lineages of theories of practice, but how those ideas have traveled from Wittgenstein and Heidegger to Giddens, Bourdieu, Butler, MacIntyre and more recent debates from Turner, Schatzki etc. 95 more words

DEMAND Ph.D. Reading Group

UN Security Council Open Debate on the Protection of Civilians

Last week I watched the 18th “Open Debate on Protection of Civilians” in armed conflict at the UN Security council. This event takes place once a year and represents an important forum for member states, i.e. 774 more words