Posts tagged with »Affective Action«

Unravelling Silence from a Psychological Anthropological Perspective

“I can tell you that. But nobody else talks about what happened.” (Mr. N – go-along 2016) Using a psychological anthropological approach to silence, this essay demonstrates how silence may be an affective action in people’s efforts of navigating diverging emotion repertoires. Elsewhere, my colleagues and I have argued that emotion repertoires are shaped during … more