Posts tagged with »Life-Worlds«

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

Engaging the Elsewhere – Affective politics and political aesthetics across Muslim and Christian life-worlds: Workshop Report

How do people, things, and (ritual or devotional) spaces relate to the Elsewhere, and how are they in turn shaped by the Elsewhere in their everyday doings and being? What is our conceptual understanding of the Elsewhere and how can it be researched? How do affective politics and political aesthetics constitute the mutual relationship between … more