Aloha Russia

The Hawaiian Island of Kauai is one of the last places you would expect to find a Russian fort, right? In an Anthropology reading course I took during the first year of my undergraduate degree, when I was not stumbling through a Tim Ingold article (the darling of Aberdeen University) I was usually asked to … More Aloha Russia

Alternative Dreams: longing for 17th Century China

One of the few things that I have always kept in mind about Chinese history, is its turbulence. It has had a plethora of both extreme beauty, and pernicious violence that over the centuries has resulted in some of the most striking art that can be seen today. In sharp contract from the Del Toro exhibition, Alternative … More Alternative Dreams: longing for 17th Century China

for the World

As you find this new blog post, I send you my warmest best wishes and hope that you and your family are safe and unaffected by the happenings of the world. There are days when I despair for the future. What are our lives going to be like? I don’t want to be dramatic and … More for the World