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#476 Living the future: Pre-figuring the role of climate movements and social sciences amidst urgency and uncertainty

My contribution would be exploring the value of the concept of dispossession in individual’s and group’s relation to the climate change future that is seen to be compromised, or even terrifying and catastrophic. With early empirical material from different levels...
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#439 "VENEZIA FU-TURISTICA". Contrasting imaginations of the city: naval gigantism vs. future everyday life

Debates on the future of Venice are an inherent part of its history. While the main threat originates from the water, nourishing the myth of its decline since centuries, today also tourists flood the city and pose a threat to...
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#364 The Youth Momentum: actions for the futures

Sallie Han and Jason Antrosio have already pointed out in 2015 that "youth is having its moment in anthropology at a time when an anthropological perspective on youth—one that takes into account their abilities and inabilities to act and react—seems...
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#218 Urgency, Emergency, Emotion

In 2020, first the climate change discussion and then the Corona crisis are only the most salient examples where notions of urgency, emergency, and exception have increasingly entered the vocabulary of politics and media, informing not only political debates but...
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#133 Imagining hunger: sovereignty, hunger strikes and experience of famine in Northern Ireland, Ukraine and Kazakhstan

Future has never been certain: water and food shortages, wars, conflicts, mass migration and the human activity that profoundly impacts the environment display modern famines as something much more than mere environmental catastrophes. Post-modern theories of famine investigate it as...
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#75 The future is now: Towards social responsibility and care

The paper addresses three different visions of the future in relation to social changes in Slovenia. It refers to the metanarrative about entrepreneurship as a generator of social development, to social entrepreneurship as an institutional agent of social changes, and...