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The Visible: Element of the Social

Now Published in Frontiers in Sociology | Sociological Theory Abstract. In the context of a social-theoretical take on the link between social life and visibility, this paper invites to shift the focus from visibility phenomena to “the visible”. A theory of visibility, it is submitted, must be constructed as a theory of the medium. In […]

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FROM VISIBILITY TO THE VISIBLE. A SOCIAL-THEORETICAL EXPLORATION

A Lecture delivered at Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt. Vortrag. + info | https://www.aau.at/event/from-visibility-to-the-visible-a-social-theoretical-exploration/ Full video here (a bit boring, though) : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtK0nfA5r50&t=1s

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Morphogenesis and Animistic Moments (with Mattias Kärrholm)

On formative processes and territorial production   Abstract. This piece explores the issues of morphogenesis and metamorphosis in socio-spatial formations and social assemblages. The specific key provided here to apprehend the issue of ‘form’ is what we propose to call the ‘animistic moment’ in form-taking processes. We believe that a conceptualisation of animistic moments might […]

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