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La sagesse du chat

Pour Marc Augé, ethnologue et anthropologue, le moment est venu de s’interroger sur son âge en devenant l’ethnologue de sa propre vie. Il en résulte un livre plein de grâce sur cette expérience humaine essentielle à laquelle personne n’échappe. Un … Continue reading

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Estamos viviendo en una ideología del presente

Conversando con el antropólogo Marc Augé. En este ensayo, el autor francés pone la lupa sobre un mundo amputado por la creencia de que se vive en una especie de “presente perpetuo”. Augé señala que este fenómeno se debe a … Continue reading

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Conversando con Marc Augé

El descubridor de los “no lugares”, el inventor del concepto de la “etno-ficción”, desgrana aquí la realidad de un mundo enfermo de imágenes, ilusionado con un conocimiento de espejismo. Marc Augé muestra cómo la instantaneidad y la profusión de imágenes … Continue reading

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A sense for the other: the timeliness and relevance of anthropology

If the end of exoticism is one of the characteristics of our time, and if classical anthropology based its study of alterity on this exotic distance from the other, is anthropology still possible, and if so, to what end? The … Continue reading

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The war of dreams: exercises in ethno-fiction

In this elegantly argued and compelling study, French anthropologist Marc Augé continues his critical exploration of contemporary modernity with an examination of the role of dreams, myth and fiction in the age of satellite TV and the Internet – a … Continue reading

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Non-places: introduction to an anthropology of supermodernity

An ever-increasing proportion of our lives is spent in supermarkets, airports and hotels, on motorways or in front of TVs, computer and cash machines. This invasion of the world by what Marc Augé calls ‘non-space‘ results in a profound alteration … Continue reading

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“A globalização é uma uma nova forma de colonização, uma sinfonia de ilusões”

Autor de estudos sobre o modo como as percepções de tempo e espaço se alteraram no mundo contemporâneo, o antropólogo francês Marc Augé reflete sobre essas mudanças em uma entrevista especial. “A distância entre ricos e pobres é cada vez … Continue reading

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