The Fieldnote

Brexit: Scotland stays?

On June 23rd, 51.9% of voters in the UK voted to leave the EU. In Scotland, 62% voted to remain. The result has sparked political, economic, social and constitutional turmoil in the UK. In Scotland, there has been a strong political and public reaction both against the result and the tone of the campaign. And now, the question of Scottish independence has again been raised.

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The Fieldnote

Enduring Uncertainty: Deportation, Punishment and Everyday Life

Being deportable but not yet deported: what happens when the state is seeking to remove unwanted foreign nationals but is not yet able to do so?

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The Fieldnote

The digital prophets of Israel

An Israeli web series featuring monologues of activists sparks debate beyond the Jewish-Palestinian binary. It shows the power of new media for effective anthropological interventions, but also the intensity of the controversies such visibility often entails.

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The Analysis

Big Data, Big Issues: The Internet and the Perils of Progress

How can we continue to celebrate the opportunities the internet offers without becoming subservient to the increasingly centralised forces that govern it?

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Transformations - Finding tales to tell (Credit: Hakan Gürsoytrak)

Finding tales to tell

Istanbul, Turkey (Summer 2014)

Recent Comments

  • CRISTINA RALUCA DOUGLAS said on Brexit: Scotland stays?: Hi Emma, Many thanks for your reply! I will read your suggested references. However, apart from this aspect (which you clarified for me and...
  • Emma said on Brexit: Scotland stays?: Hi Cristina, I don’t disagree with your comments. In the post, I’ve tried to link whiteness to Englishness in the Brexit afterm...
  • CRISTINA RALUCA DOUGLAS said on Brexit: Scotland stays?: Very interesting article, thanks for sharing! There is one thing though that I don’t agree: the author keeps saying that the Brexit wa...