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Open Anthropology Project
Open Anthropology is about opening knowledge production to reciprocal and collaborative engagements between academics and broader publics, while trying to put that into practice online. It is about building on ideas and examples of ways of speaking about the human condition that look critically at dominant discourses and that challenge the status quo of global capitalism. The project is therefore oriented toward contributing to non-state, non-market, knowledges and participating in a public practice that suits the project. Open Anthropology is also an invitation to critically reexamine the institutionalization of knowledge, looking for ways to reintegrate anthropology with other knowledge systems, and other disciplines, while criticizing the "disciplining" of the social sciences. This Open Anthropology Project is explicitly about decolonizing knowledge, which is combined with a pronounced anti-imperialist orientation.
project  resource  anthropology  knowledge_production  decolonization  theory  practice  justice  research  activism  methodology  collaboration  capitalism 
october 2008 by nicholassenn
Autonomous Geographies
Autonomous Geographies is a two year action research project run jointly by geographers at the University of Leeds and the University of Leicester, and funded by the Economic and Social Research Council.
project  research  activism  geography  politics  autonomy  anarchism  capitalism  space  academia  community  methodology  uk 
september 2008 by nicholassenn
Democracy When? Democracy When? Activist Strategizing in Los Angeles / Tone O. Nielsen / LACE (2002)
Democracy When? is best described as a collective think tank for the exchange and rethinking of activist strategies and practices.
exhibition  art  activism  justice  democracy  social_movements  pedagogy  methodology  los_angeles 
september 2007 by nicholassenn
HOMEWORK / Ditte Lyngkaer Pedersen, Carlos Motta, Lize Mogel, and Jeuno J.E Kim
Conceived as a study group, an editorial team and a curatorial collaborative, HOMEWORK investigates relationships between art and “the political”, education and politics, process and product.
project  art  collaboration  politics  education  pedagogy  methodology 
september 2007 by nicholassenn

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