Maurice Bloch: “Reluctant Anthropologist” or “Anti-Anthropologist”?

Many thanks again to Lorenz Khazaleh at antropologi.info for bringing my attention to this fascinating interview with Maurice Bloch, where views are expressed that sit perfectly well with the thrust of the Open Anthropology Project. This also ties in with my response to the comment that I am “ambivalent” about my own work that one… Read More Maurice Bloch: “Reluctant Anthropologist” or “Anti-Anthropologist”?

On “The Ivory Tower”: Marc Bousquet speaks with Tiziana Terranova

A very interesting conversational interview between Tiziana Terranova and Marc Bousquet is available on the How the University Works website. I only wish to reproduce some notes and memorable quotes from this discussion, since they cover a great deal of important ground on the concept of the university as an “ivory tower”, a term that… Read More On “The Ivory Tower”: Marc Bousquet speaks with Tiziana Terranova