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The Theatre of Terrorist Terminology posted on Antropologen.nl Posted on 01-08-16

Terrorism, it might be the most powerful word at the moment. However, what does it even mean? Moreover, exactly how is war waged against what has been called an essentially contested concept? My thesis “The Global War On Terrorism: A War Of Words?” (2016) provides us answers since a discourse where “analysts behave as if alleged terrorists are guilty until proven innocent” is outlined, questioned and critiqued.

Want to know more? See: http://antropologen.nl/the-theatre-of-terrorist-terminology/ 

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Johan's Parallaxe Posted on 01-07-16

Johan's Parallaxe - The Analog Survivor a film by Jan van Blerk, Visual Ethnography Leiden on Vimeo.

Many omens imply that analog film will be replaced by the digital. A medium associated with dimensions of personal, artisanal, hands-on, local and small-scale work seems to disappear. My films explores how Johan, the owner of a museum-like film shop in Amsterdam manages the sweeping wave of digitalizaion and highlighted is his expertise vis-à-vis the analog world.