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One World Anthropology and Beyond
A Multidisciplinary Engagement with the Work of Tim Ingold

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ISBN 9780367755133
July 5, 2023 Forthcoming by Routledge
296 Pages 32 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This volume offers a multidisciplinary engagement with the work of Tim Ingold. Involved in a critical long-term exploration of the relationships between human beings, organisms, and their environment, Ingold has become one of the most influential, innovative, and prolific writers in anthropology in recent decades. His work transcends established academic and disciplinary boundaries and his thinking continues to have a significant impact on numerous areas of research and other intellectual and artistic spheres. The contributions to this book are drawn from several fields including social anthropology, archaeology, rock art studies, philosophy, and science and technology studies. The chapters critically engage with Ingold’s approaches and ideas in relation to a variety of cases studies that include the exploration of Australian rock art, electricity in Pakistan, Spanish farmhouses and sensory dimensions of legal practice. Emphasising the importance of dialogue and debate, there is also a response to the contributions by Tim Ingold himself. The volume will appeal to a wide range of audiences and provide new avenues of theoretically informed anthropological exploration into the many realities and expressions of human life.

Table of Contents

Part I - Introduction

Introduction Tim Ingold – Biographical and research overview

Martin Porr & Niels Weidtmann & Tim Ingold

1 Being alive and educating attention. The persistent value of the work of Tim Ingold

Martin Porr & Niels Weidtmann

Part II – Knowing, perceiving, and attending

2 Introduction: Knowing, perceiving, and attending

Niels Weidtmann & Martin Porr

3 Anthropology with Tim Ingold and friends

Stephanie Bunn

4 Artworks at a threshold: Thinking with Tim Ingold about art gallery technicians

Laura Harris

5 In the slipstream of participation: Attention and intention in anthropological fieldwork

Anna Bloom-Christen

6 Historicising creativity: An interdisciplinary perspective between the social and natural sciences

Dylan Gaffney & Leor Zmigrod

Part III – Anthropology as/and attention

7 Introduction: Anthropology as/and attention

Niels Weidtmann & Martin Porr

8 Experiences from within: Contributions of outdoor education to anthropology

Melanie Greiner

9 Decolonising anthropology and/as education?

Antony Pattathu

Part IV - The life of lines, dwelling and growing

10 Introduction: The life of lines, dwelling and growing

Martin Porr & Niels Weidtmann

11 Making (of) ecology. Philosophical perspectives on Tim Ingold

Ralf Gisinger

12 Making and growing: The lives and deaths of a tree and a house in the Spanish dehesa

Maike Melles

13 Living along infrastructural lines – Following electricity in Hunza

Quirin Rieder

Part V - Art beyond the image

14 Introduction: Art beyond the image

Martin Porr & Niels Weidtmann

15 ‘Dwelling’ with Siberian rock art

Irina Ponomareva

16 Rock art conservation and living heritage: Performance and the transformation of ‘paintings’ in rock art

Ana Paula Motta

17 Many ways to see yams: An ecological analysis of Yam Figures in the Aboriginal rock art of Balanggarra Country, Northeast Kimberley, Western Australia

Emily Grey & Balanggarra Aboriginal Corporation

18 Ontological reversals, correspondence, and archaeological ‘arts of noticing’

Benjamin Alberti

Part VI - Conclusion

19 Let the world teach! Some closing reflections

Tim Ingold

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Martin Porr is Associate Professor of Archaeology at the University of Western Australia.

Niels Weidtmann, philosophy, is Director of the College of Fellows – Center for Interdisciplinary and Intercultural Studies at Eberhard-Karls Universität Tübingen, Germany.