Cultivating the ground for cooperative responses to crisis in the UK

Back in March as SARS-CoV-2 was integrating itself into the population of the UK, we – a couple of anthropologists – put our heads together to evaluate the situation. After briefly sketching out the possible scenarios that could emerge in the UK in response to SARS-CoV-2, it became immediately clear there was a short-term and … Continue reading Cultivating the ground for cooperative responses to crisis in the UK

A Murder of Crows: Culling Corvids in Northern Cyprus

“Culling, the killing of non-human animals, is practiced worldwide as a form of population control and environmental management. In tandem with other practices, culling is expected to deliver ecosystems valued by those performing such tasks. Examining its efficacy is crucial in maintaining a cull’s legitimacy and ensuring its ecological value.....” “...hunters have put corvids in … Continue reading A Murder of Crows: Culling Corvids in Northern Cyprus

Post-Truth and why its not all Bollocks #Essay #Archive

I am speaking to an acquaintance in the crumbling posterior of a pub when it occurs to me that the post-truth monologue coming at me is an attempt at grasping what is beyond their realm of ‘the known’. Instead of post-truth being some sort of contemporary phenomenon of talking political shit, the ‘post’ in post-truth … Continue reading Post-Truth and why its not all Bollocks #Essay #Archive