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Infrastructures as Ontological Experiments

This 2016 paper is an introduction to the special issue on infrastructure  which is one of the outcomes of the KAKEN research project "Environmental Infrastructures: Comparative Ethnographic Study...Read more

Infrastructuring Environments

This paper is an introduction to the special issue "Infrastructuring Environments," which is one of the outcomes of the KAKEN research project "Environmental Infrastructures: Comparative...Read more

Anthropology of Infrastructure

While the anthropological study of infrastructure is a fairly recent and uncommon phenomenon in Japan, there has always been a strong interest in infrastructure among Foucault-inspired urban sociologists who emphasize the way infrastructures work as apparatuses to shape and orient...Read more

Infrastructures as Ontological Experiments

In this 2015 article, Jensen and Morita contribute to recent conversations about ontology within STS and anthropology by bringing them into contact with other long-established traditions of studying experimentation and infrastructure.Read more

Infrastructure and Society Syllabus (UMD - STS)

This is a course that looks at infrastructure from a socio-technical systems perspective. Throughout the STS program at UMD we try to make visible the mundane but necessary aspects of social and physical infrastructure. In this course it is our primary focus. We have begun to experiment with...Read more

Seismology, Practices, and Networks
Seismology, Practices, and Networks : An Anthropological Study of Seismographic Observation in Turkey(<Special Theme>Anthropology of Science and Technology)
Author: Shuhei Kumura...Read more
Reorganization of Social Order after a Tsunami

Reorganization of Social Order after a Tsunami: Collective Relocation and "Community"(<Special Theme>Disaster and Anthropology: Facing the Aftermath of the Great East Japan Earthquake)

Author: Shuhei Kimura

Keywords: Disaster, reconstruction, social order, legal institution,...Read more

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