Video recording of my paper, 'Spectres, Spectacles and the Cruel Optimism of The Walk' presented at the April 2022 conference, 'Bodies on the Edge: Life and Death in Migration'
I recently co-authored a short article in anticipation of this weekend's Lavender Languages and Linguistics Conference for Anthropology News. In it we preview the Conference - now in its 22nd year - and argue why queer language matters, and why queer people themselves must remain at the center of conversations about LGBTQ realities. Read it … Continue reading Queer Language Matters
Along with Julia Morris (University of Oxford), I am co-convening the following panel at the 13th EASA Biennial Conference of the European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA), taking place in Tallinn, Estonia, on 31 July - 3 August, 2014: "Moving people: anthropologists adopting, interrogating and refuting governmental categorisations" The Call for Papers for this panel is open … Continue reading EASA Panel CFP: “Moving people: Anthropologists and Governmental Categorisations”
This summer, my alma mater the University of Manchester played host to the 17th Congress of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnographic Scientists (IUAES). I was fortunate enough to attend, and found it exciting and unusual for a number of reasons, all of which were pleasantly surprising and unusually progressive for a conference of … Continue reading Reflections on IUAES Congress 2013