Archive | March, 2011

Tales from Facebook II

Daniel Miller introduces Tales from Facebook from George Miller on Vimeo. Renowned anthropologist Daniel Miller introduces his new book, Tales from Facebook, the result of an in-depth study of the way that Facebook impacts on its users’ lives. In this interview, he explains why Facebook interests him as an anthropologist and describes some of his […]

Continue Reading · 17 March, 2011 · anthropology, podcasts, technology and communication

Tales from Facebook

Daniel Miller is professor of material culture at University College London. His new book, Tales from Facebook (Polity, 2011) looks at the impacts of being a Facebook user on people’s everyday  lives. Drawing his examples from an in-depth study of Facebook users in Trinidad, the book is in part a sequence of detailed pen-portraits of […]

Continue Reading · 16 March, 2011 · anthropology, podcasts, technology and communication

Le Monde diplomatique podcast – Gilbert Achcar on the Muslim Brotherhood

In this month’s podcast for Le Monde diplomatique, George Miller talks to Gilbert Achcar of the School of Oriental and African Studies in London about his article in the latest issue of the paper on the Muslim Brotherhood and the role they might play in Egypt’s “orderly transition” to a new order. To listen to […]

Continue Reading · 4 March, 2011 · podcasts