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Call for Complaint. Part II: New Grammars for Worlding Anthropology

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Rocha Lima, Pedro Silva ; Jahn, Eileen ; Gupta, Pamila ; Papailias, Penelope:
Call for Complaint. Part II: New Grammars for Worlding Anthropology.
ed.: Mallin, Sean ; Chin, Elizabeth
In: American Anthropologist.
22 August 2022

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Authors in the second segment of the series “Blowing up the ‘World’ of Anthropologies: Speaking from Experience” (first part here) reflect primarily on what it means to do anthropology outside of the United States. How does the centrism of the English language, of Euro-American coloniality, and of the United States as the universal audience impact anthropological knowledge production elsewhere? How can we think of anthropology otherwise, particularly in relation to promoting autochthonous thinking, to accessing research behind paywalls, and to decolonizing peer-review processes?

Drawing from the personal experiences of anthropologists based in Brazil, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Russia, and South Africa, the contributions in this second part of our series address some of these questions. They provide not only firsthand accounts of the global (and local) power imbalances within our discipline but also manifestos on how to “world” anthropology, picking up the pieces of systems that must be rethought and reworked.

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Item Type: Online post
Keywords: worlding anthropology; coloniality; decolonization; complaint
Institutions of the University: Faculties > Faculty of Cultural Studies > Chair Epistomologies of the global South > Chair Epistomologies of the global South - Univ.-Prof. Dr. Sabelo Ndlovu-Gatsheni
Result of work at the UBT: Yes
DDC Subjects: 300 Social sciences
300 Social sciences > 300 Social sciences, sociology and anthropology
Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2022 12:42
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2022 12:42
URI: https://eref.uni-bayreuth.de/id/eprint/71952