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Temporality of Movements in the North

Pragmatic Use of Infrastructure and Reflexive Mobility of Evenkis and Dolgans

Vladimir N. Davydov

reflexivity of other social actors’ movements and possible positions, with chess serving as illustration. This article is based on field data, collected from 2007 to 2015, on several field trips that totaled more than 17 months of fieldwork among Evenkis in

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Making Sense of the Remote Areas

Films and Stories from a Tundra Village

Petia Mankova

in the village where I did anthropological fieldwork in 1999 and 2012: the television documentary “Komi Laplandiia” (2010), the feature documentary “The Tundra Tale” (2014) and the TV show “Neputevye zametki” (2015). The roadless village of

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The Ethics of Collective Sponsorship

Virtuous Action and Obligation in Contemporary Tibet

Jane Caple

represent the contributions they themselves have made. However, during my doctoral fieldwork (2008–2009), kartik emerged as something of a ‘dirty word’ in my conversations with people (mostly monks) about monastic economic reform. It was used with

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Conditional Freedom

A Portrait of Young Men's Sense of Belonging to the Street in Maputo, Mozambique

Andrea Moreira

This article aims to illustrate how a group of young men, caught between the entrapping circumstances of their lives and their desire to transcend them, negotiated their position in the urban landscape. It is based on extensive fieldwork in Maputo

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Julie Spray

conducted a year of fieldwork, one of these sore throat clinics operated out of a disused classroom. 2 The school is located in South Auckland, has approximately 400 pupils, roughly 70% Māori and 25% Pasifika, and is ranked by the Ministry of Education as a

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A Social Negotiation of Hope

Male West African Youth, ‘Waithood’ and the Pursuit of Social Becoming through Football

Christian Ungruhe and James Esson

various studies and long-term ethnographic fieldwork among footballers in urban southern Ghana between 2010 and 2016. Mainly, it entailed informal conversations, formal interviews (biographical and narrative) as well as participant observation of the

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Rethinking the class politics of boredom

Marguerite van den Berg and Bruce O’Neill

philosophical or literary, rather than ethnographic, concern, even as anthropologists readily admitted that boredom pervades the experience of conducting fieldwork ( Malinowski [1922] 2003: 4 ). Much of this ethnographic reticence is no doubt owing to boredom

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Migrant Residents in Search of Residences

Locating Structural Violence at the Interstices of Bureaucracies

Megan Sheehan

). Drawing on data collected during 18 months of ethnographic fieldwork in Santiago, Chile, 3 I explore two contrasting examples of bureaucracy that migrants face in Chile: visa processing and the housing market. The formative process of acquiring residency

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“They don’t even know how to copy”

The discourse on originality in Albania’s art world

Sofia Kalo

encountered concerns over the absence of trained curators in Albania the very first week I started fieldwork, during a symposium titled “The State of Contemporary Art,” in January 2010. The discussion was inspired by the 2009 installment of the yearly exhibit

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Commoning in New York City, Barcelona, and Paris

Notes and observations from the field

Ida Susser

percent. This can perhaps be understood as the performance of an emerging form of solidarity. Based on fieldwork among activists in New York City, Barcelona, and Paris 1 over the past few years, I explore the recent squares movements and the ways in which