Anthropology

Book Review: Played Out – Difference and Repetition in Classic Board Games

Book Review: Played Out – Difference and Repetition in Classic Board Games

By Samuel Gerald Collins Patkin, Terri Toles (2021). Who’s in the Game? Identity and Intersectionality in Classic Board Games. Jefferson, North Carolina:…

The Death of Outer Space Dreams: Hard Decisions and a War of Utopian Demands

The Death of Outer Space Dreams: Hard Decisions and a War of Utopian Demands

“What if we found new ways of existing in the harsh places we’ve ruled out on our homeworld, before forcing ourselves into the ecosystems of others? What if we revisited the ways of the ancient sea-faring cultures and the desert nomads? Drawing inspiration not from the speculative but from the real, the here, the now, the pragmatic and the historic.”