Tag Archives: Consumption

Article Alert- Binning, gifting and recovery: the conduits of disposal in household food consumption

Environmental and Planning D has published a new article by David Evans entitled, “Binning, gifting and recovery: the conduits of disposal in household food consumption.” Abstract: This paper explores the movements and placings that work to configure food as waste. At issue here—following the work of Nicky Gregson, Kevin Hetherington, and Rolland Munro—are the multiple conduits […]
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CFP: Definitions of Power: Units, Ideas, and Images in the History of Energy

The Energy History Project at the Joint Center for History and Economics is soliciting paper proposals for its upcoming workshop on *November 18th, 2011 at Harvard University.* This workshop is part of an ongoing series of events on the global and comparative history of energy. The workshop seeks to explore changes in the depiction, understanding, […]
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“Waste Land”

It’s a film by Lucy Walker, who chronicled the work of Braziian artist Vic Muniz as he collaborated with “catadores,” or scavengers, on a landfill in Rio de Janeiro. “Waste Land” won’t have national release until October, but it deserves wide attention.