240516 SE Anthropological Perspectives on Infrastructure (P4) (2019W)
- Registration is open from Su 01.09.2019 00:01 to Mo 23.09.2019 23:59
- Deregistration possible until Mo 14.10.2019 23:59
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The last meeting in January might have to be canceled.
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2017 Hydraulic City: Water and the Infrastructures of Citizenship in Mumbai. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.Anand, Nikhil, Akhil Gupta, and Hannah Appel, eds.
2018 The Promise of Infrastructure. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.Appel, Hannah C.
2012 Walls and White Elephants: Oil Extraction, Responsibility, and Infrastructural Violence in Equatorial Guinea. Ethnography 13(4):439-465.Björkman, Lisa
2015 Pipe Politics, Contested Waters: Embedded Infrastructures of Millennial Mumbai. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.Carey, Matthew, and Morten Axel Pedersen
2017 Introduction: Infrastructures of Certainty and Doubt. Cambridge Journal of Anthropology 35(2):18-29.Carse, Ashley
2012 Nature as Infrastructure: Making and Managing the Panama Canal Watershed. Social Studies of Science 42(4):539-563.
2017 Keyword: Infrastructure - How a Humble French Engineering Term Shaped the Modern World. In Infrastructures and Social Complexity: A Companion. P. Harvey, C.B. Jensen, and A. Morita, eds. Pp. 27-39. London: Routledge.Carse, Ashley, and Joshua A. Lewis
2017 Toward a Political Ecology of Infrastructure Standards: Or, How to Think about Ships, Waterways, Sediment, and Communities Together. Environment and Planning A 49(1):9-28.Chu, Yulie Y.
2014 When Infrastructures Attack: The Workings of Disrepair in China. American Ethnologist 41(2):351-367.Edwards, Paul N.
2003 Infrastructure and Modernity: Force, Time, and Social Organization in the History of Sociotechnical Systems. In Modernity and Technology. T.J. Misa, P. Brey, and A. Feenberg, eds. Pp. 185-225. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.Edwards, Paul N., et al.
2009 Introduction: An Agenda for Infrastructure Studies. Journal of the Association for Information Studies 10(5):365-374.Harvey, Penelope
2012 The Topological Quality of Infrastructural Relation: An Ethnographic Approach. Theory, Culture & Society 29(4-5):76-92.Harvey, Penelope, Casper Bruun Jensen, and Atsuro Morita
2017 Introduction: Infrastructural Complications. In Infrastructures and Social Complexity: A Companion. P. Harvey, C.B. Jensen, and A. Morita, eds. Pp. 1-22. New York: Routledge.Harvey, Penny, and Hannah Knox
2012 The Enchantments of Infrastructure. Mobilities 7(4):521-536.Hetherington, Kregg, ed.
2019 Infrastructure, Environment, and Life in the Anthropocene. Durham: Duke University Press.Howe, Cymene, et al.
2016 Paradoxical Infrastructures: Ruins, Retrofit, and Risk. Science, Technology, and Human Values 41(3):547-565.Larkin, Brian
2008 Signal and Noise: Media, Infrastructure, and Urban Culture in Nigeria. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.
2013 The Politics and Poetics of Infrastructure. Annual Review of Anthropology 42:327-343.O’Neill, Bruce
2012 Of Camps, Gulags and Extraordinary Renditions: Infrastructural Violence in Romania. Ethnography 13(4):466–486.Parks, Lisa, and Nicole Starosielski, eds.
2015 Signal Traffic: Critical Studies of Media Infrstructures. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.Star, Susan Leigh
1999 The Ethnography of Infrastructure. American Behavioral Scientist 43(3):377-391.
2002 Infrastructure and Ethnographic Practice. Scandinavian Journal of Information Systems 14(2):107-122.Starosielski, Nicole
2012 ‘Warning: Do Not Dig’: Negotiating the Visibility of Critical Infrastructures. Journal of Material Culture 11(1):38-57.
2015 The Undersea Network. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.Venkatesan, Soumhya, et al.
2018 Attention to Infrastructure Offers a Welcome Reconfiguration of Anthropological Approaches to the Political. Critique of Anthropology 38(1):3-52.von Schnitzler, Antina
2016 Democracy's Infrastructure: Techno-Politics and Protest after Apartheid. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.