Monthly Archives: November 2017

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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Urban Walls. Political and Cultural Meanings of Vertical Structures and Surfaces

An edited Volume by Andrea Mubi Brighenti & Mattias Kärrholm. Contracted by Routledge. Forthcoming in 2018. In recent years, an increasing number of separation walls has been built around the world. Walls built in urban areas are particularly striking in that they have exacted a heavy toll in terms of human suffering. At the same […]

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