Podcast 'Anthropology of Political Assembly'

This monthly podcast, Anthropology of Political Assembly, convenes conversations with anthropologists and ethnographers whose work engages questions concerning notions of the political collective - things like crowds, people, publics, populations. The podcast is interested in exploring how such forms of political assembly are materially produced in time and space, and in the recursive relationship between political collectivities and their representations.

Episode 02
Francis Cody speaks about his recent writings and his forthcoming book, The News Event

In this episode we speak with Francis Cody, Associate Professor of Anthropology at University of Toronto, about  some of his recent writings - about media and publics, about crowd politics in South India, and about his forthcoming book.

Episode 01
Nusrat Chowdhury speaks about her book Paradoxes of the Popular 

In this episode we speak with Nusrat Chowdhury, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Amherst college, about her new book Paradoxes of the Popular: Crowd Politics in Bangladesh, which was published by Stanford University Press in 2019. 

Host: Lisa Björkman, Political Assembly Working Group

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