Category Archives: Cultural Anthropology

Envy and Pottery Making in Aguabuena, Colombia

A review of Locations of Envy: An Ethnography of Aguabuena Potters, by Daniella Castellanos Montes. Locations of Envy is based upon long-term ethnographic fieldwork with…

Environmental Capitalism in Patagonia

A review of Topographies of Risk: Social Practice and Environmental Capitalism in Patagonia, by Marcos Alexander Mendoza. Andean Patagonia is often depicted as a scarcely…

Urban Flooding and Memoryscape in Argentina

A review of Watermarks: Urban Flooding and Memoryscape in Argentina, by Susann Ullberg. At the confluence of two major Argentinean rivers, an incomplete embankment turns…